We’re back for more, aren’t we, Jonathan? News that shouldn’t really surprise anyone is this John Wick The series is alive and kicking – even if by the end of the last film in the saga it looked like the titular character wasn’t. director Chad Stahelski He had previously indicated in a conversation with Collider that the series would continue, and now Lionsgate has confirmed this, it is said Reporting by Total Film.
John Wick: Chapter 4 was released earlier this year, wowing audiences and breaking the series’ box office records with a breathtaking nearly three-hour display of action, violence and catharsis Keanu Reeves“Wick set out to finally free himself from the High Table by exacting revenge around the world. Given the film’s financial success, it’s only natural that Lionsgate isn’t ready to give up its golden goose just yet.
During Lionsgate’s fourth quarter 2023 earnings conference call, Chairman of the Motion Picture Group Joe Drake confirmed that a fifth John Wick The film is still in the early stages of development. Drake also confirmed plans to expand Wick’s intellectual property into spin-offs, additional television series and video games.
“We’re moving in this franchise now, not just in the realm of AAA video games, but also looking at how the regular cadence of spin-offs and television is really allowing this universe to grow so that there’s a steady cadence of a franchise.” , which awakens a clear appetite.” from the audience. What’s official is, as you know, Ballerina is the first spin-off coming out next year. We are developing three more including John Wick 5 and a TV series. The Continental will be airing soon. And that’s how we build the world, and when these five films come, they’re going to be organic — they’re going to grow organically out of how we start telling these stories. But you can count on a regular rhythm from John Wick. “
What’s next? John Wick World?
Last year, during the CCXP event in São Paulo, Brazil, Reeves hinted at it ballerina is set in the period in between John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum And Chapter 4and as director Chad Stahelski recently confirmed to us, the events of ballerina will take place in this six-month window. Additionally, we’ve been confirmed that Reeves is returning to play John Wick in a role that goes well beyond a cameo. fellow wick co-stars Ian McShane and the late Lance Reddick will also be reprising their franchise roles, helping to maintain the vital synergy that will help shape the world ballerina Feel like a natural and organic part of it wick world.
The next project takes place in John Wick universe is The Continental Series expected to premiere on Peacock in September. ballerina is expected to be released on June 7, 2024. More information on John Wickhere is our interview with Chad Stahelski for Chapter 4.