Everyone’s favorite Keanu Reeves is going to entertain his fans once again with back-to-back sequels game with John Wick 4 and 5 which are eyeing to film consecutively in 2021. The studio which is related to the franchise, Lionsgate, has confirmed the news during an earnings call on Thursday to Deadline.
Notably, the fourth installment, John Wick 4, is currently slated for May 27, 2022, due to the current situation amid the global pandemic novel COVID-19 which eventually postponed the schedule.
John Feltheimer on the John Wick series
CEO John Feltheimer said, “We’re also busy preparing scripts for the next two installments of our John Wick action franchise, with John Wick 4 slated to hit theaters Memorial Day weekend 2022. We hope to shoot both John Wick 4 & 5 back to back when Keanu becomes available early next year.”
However, the franchise – John Wick is one of the big action series for Lionsgate. It is not only about three movies of $584.2M, but there’s a John Wick TV series The Continental which is going to premiere after the fourth movie on Starz.
Keanu Reeves shooting for Matrix 4
Keanu Reeves is now busy shooting Matrix 4 in Berlin, Germany for Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow where he reunites with Carrie-Anne Moss and Jada Pinkett Smith for the upcoming film. This is not the first time that he has been shooting this way. He shot Matrix: Reloaded and Matrix: Revolutions (parts 2 and 3 of that franchise) from March 2001 to August 2002 consecutively as well.
Earlier in May, the director Chad Stahelski, who has directed all three of John Wick films, has discussed the future of the franchise in an interview with IndieWire where he said that neither he nor Keanu Reeves has ever expected of doing a sequel or a follow-up. But Reeves certainly has become a household name for himself as an action star and also become Internet heartthrob through his different kind of films as well.