John Wick TV Series in Works ~ Keanu Reeves to Reprise Role.
January 13, 2018
John Wick is the film series that brought the
phenomenal Keanu Reeves back to the action film forefront after his
apparent hiatus after the 'Matrix'
The series that follows Keanu as John Wick, an
extremely skilled assassin, has already got two films with a third
reportedly in works. Still, it seems that a third Wick film is not
the only thing in works from the John Wick
It has been revealed that a tv show in the Wick
universe is set to happen over at STARZ. The show is to be titled
'The Continental' and revolves around the clandestine hotel that
Wick and other hitmen frequent and turn to a safe harbor in the two
John Wick films.
Reeves will executive produce and reprise his
role of Wick in the series, although he will only appear on as
opposed to star in The Continental, the Hollywood Reporter
"This series is truly unlike anything else on
TV," Starz CEO Chris Albrecht said in a statement. "The Continental
promises to include the thunderous fight sequences and intensely
staged shootouts between professional assassins and their targets
that fans have come to expect in the John Wick movie franchise as
well as introduce some new, darkly compelling characters who
inhabit this underground world."
The first episode or the pilot will be helmed by
John Wick director Chad Stahelski. Original screenwriter Derek
Kolstad and John Wick co-director David Leitch will also serve as
The John Wick series will come to Starz in a
partnership between Lionsgate and the cable
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