After an ominous countdown video consisting of an ornate hourglass slowly tumbling out of its sand for 24 hours, it’s finally here: The first trailer for John Wick: Chapter 4. Four years after the release of the outstanding John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Keanu Reeves is back as everyone’s favorite vengeful, dog-loving assassin.
The story continues directly from Parabellum, where Wick managed to survive being “excommunicado” from the criminal organization known as the High Table. Now he’s out for (what else?) revenge against the High Table with the help of Laurence Fishburne’s Bowery King, who has had his own problems with the organization.
In addition to Reeves and Fishburne, John Wick: Chapter 4 will also feature appearances by returning cast members Lance Reddick (as Charon, Continental concierge) and Ian McShane (as Winston, manager of Continental). New additions to the cast include Bill Skarsgard and action movie legends Scott Adkins and Donnie Yen. If the thought of Keanu versus Donnie Yen doesn’t get you excited, why are you even watching this trailer?
Like all the previous ones John Wickp Chapter 4 is directed by Chad Stahelski, a veteran stuntman and stunt coordinator turned badass action director. The franchise started in 2014 as a relatively small thriller and has become a favorite among action fans thanks to its unique fight choreography and intricate mythology about this underground world of elite assassins. Here is Chapter 4synopsis:
John Wick (Keanu Reeves) takes on his deadliest opponents yet in the upcoming fourth installment of the series. With the price on his head rising, Wick takes his battle against the High Table global as he seeks out the most powerful players in the underworld, from New York to Paris to Osaka to Berlin.
John Wick: Chapter 4 is currently scheduled to open in theaters on March 24, 2023. There is also a John Wick spinoff film titled Ballerinawhich is also on its way to production.
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