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Keanu Reeves To Star In John Wick TV Series

by : UNILAD on : 16 Jun 2017 18:59
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It’s time to get excited as a John Wick television series is happening and Keanu Reeves may make a cameo appearance.

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The idea was first floated back in January by Chad Stahelski, co-director of the first film, and solo director of the second, who mentioned the idea of a prequel that told Wick’s origin story.

In an interview with IndieWire Stahelski revealed that he and Derek Kolstad, the writer who penned both John Wick films, are now developing a series called The Continental.

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‘The Continental’ is a chain of assassin-friendly hotels in the films where murder is strictly banned.

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We were first introduced to the New York Continental Hotel in the first film with the sequel revealing that there are Continental Hotels all over the world.

Stahelski told IndieWire:

It’s very tied to the film [in that] it’s about the Continentals all over the world, how certain people come into that world, and what happens in relation to those people, which is cool.

I think the world is very vast, and everything I’ve heard from it is very positive. […] It’s something that studio seems very, very intent on [making] and very, very behind.

When asked if Keanu Reeves would appear as John Wick in this series Stahelski said:

I think he would make an appearance, I think that’s part of his thing, [But the series] isn’t centred around John Wick.

The show is currently in development with Lionsgate but we are already getting impatient.

Topics: Film and TV

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