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Keanu Reeves Had One Goal for John Wick in ‘Chapter 4’: Make Him Suffer

Before charming theater owners from the Colosseum stage to close out CinemaCon last month, Keanu Reeves and Chad Stahelski walked the red carpet inside Caesars Palace and told The Hollywood Reporter that they had a simple goal for John Wick: Chapter 4. “We keep finding new and interesting ways to have John Wick suffer,” filmmaker […]

‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ Footage Closes Out CinemaCon With a Bang

Lionsgate closed out CinemaCon with a bang. The studio took over the main stage Thursday afternoon to share its slate in front of theater owners, presenting a series of reveals that teased titles John Wick 4, Expendables 4, About My Father, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, Borderlands, a new Hunger Games title and […]

‘Moonfall,’ ‘John Wick 4’ Among Titles in Leonine-Amazon Slate Deal

German mini-major Leonine Studios has signed a multi-year licensing deal with Amazon Prime in Germany and Austria for Leonine’s upcoming feature slate. The deal, announced Tuesday, gives Amazon an exclusive, six-month second SVOD window for its new theatrical and home entertainment titles as well as library films. Among the new films included in the deal […]

Leonine Takes Lionsgate Slate for Germany, Including ‘John Wick 4’

German mini-major Leonine has extended its licensing deal with Lionsgate, securing rights in Germany and Austria for Lionsgate’s upcoming feature slate, including Keanu Reeves starrer John Wick 4. Other titles in the deal, unveiled on Tuesday, include the John Wick spin-off Ballerina, starring Knives Out and No Time to Die actor Ana de Armas, the […]

‘John Wick’ Filmmaker Chad Stahelski on Lana Wachowski Offering Him Acting Role in ‘Matrix: Resurrections’: “I Was Shocked”

“It’s a trip,” Chad Stahelski said Saturday night after surveying the scene surrounding San Francisco’s Castro Theatre, host of The Matrix: Resurrections premiere. But it also applies to the journey he’s has been on since the debut of the first film in the franchise more than 20 years ago. Stahelski had been working in the […]

‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ Delays Release to 2023

John Wick: Chapter 4 has hunted down another new release date. Lionsgate announced Wednesday that it is pushing back the Keanu Reeves-starring action film by almost a year, from May 27, 2022, to March 24, 2023. The film was originally set to hit the big screen May 21, 2021, but was delayed due to the […]

How Halle Berry Helped Co-Star Shamier Anderson Land a Role in ‘John Wick’ Franchise

Canadian actor Shamier Anderson has Halle Berry to thank for a big break — in more ways than one. Not only did Berry cast Anderson, whose credits include Syfy’s Wynonna Earp and Apple TV+’s Invasion, in her directorial debut, Bruised, she also helped set him up with a role in John Wick: Chapter 4. The […]

Ana de Armas In Talks for ‘John Wick’ Spinoff ‘Ballerina’

Ana de Armas is gearing up to lead her own action franchise. The actor is in talks to lead Ballerina, Lionsgate’s spinoff to Keanu Reeves’ John Wick franchise, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. De Armas broke out with Knives Out and is currently in theaters with No Time to Die, in which she partakes in […]

‘The Continental’ Rounds Out Cast With Colin Woodell

A flurry of actors are checking in to The Continental, the three-part John Wick TV spinoff. Colin Woodell — known for his work in USA’s The Purge TV series — stars as Winston Scott, the character played by Ian McShane in the John Wick films. Other actors joining the call sheet of The Continental include Hubert Point-Du […]

Mel Gibson Boards ‘John Wick’ Prequel Miniseries at Starz

Starz and Lionsgate’s long-developing John Wick prequel series, The Continental, has its first actor booked: Mel Gibson. The Oscar winner has signed on to the series, which is set 40 years before the events of the film series starring Keanu Reeves. It’s set at the titular hotel, a gathering place for international assassins. The three-part […]

‘John Wick,’ ‘Mad Men’ NFTs in the Works as Lionsgate Inks Deal With Tom Brady-Backed NFT Platform Autograph

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of entertainment franchises like The Hunger Games, Mad Men, John Wick and Dirty Dancing are in the works, as Lionsgate has signed a strategic partnership with Autograph, the NFT platform co-founded by Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. Autograph also announced a deal with Draftkings, which will exclusively sell sports-related NFTs on […]

‘John Wick’ Prequel Event Series ‘The Continental’ Lands Albert Hughes as Lead Director (Exclusive)

Director Albert Hughes has checked into The Continental. The filmmaker, who with his brother co-directed movies such as Menace II Society and The Book of Eli, has signed on to direct two episodes of Lionsgate and Starz’s three-installment event series based on the hit John Wick action movies that star Keanu Reeves. Continental, which is […]