Lionsgate exec needs extra John Wick motion pictures with Keanu Reeves
As the most recent John Wick stuns audiences on the field workplace, a key Lionsgate determine is, like the remainder of us, hoping Keanu Reeves stays on.
As John Wick: Chapter 4 proves to be a serious presence with each audiences and critics, followers are undoubtedly hoping that Keanu Reeves and firm will maintain the John Wick franchise going. However there’s one other notable person who’s pushing for extra Reeves, Lionsgate Movement Image Group Chair Joe Drake. And we’d should assume he’s received somewhat pull on the studio…
Talking with Deadline, Drake stated of Keanu Reeves as John Wick, “We’re not able to say goodbye to Keanu with this franchise, it’s what various there can be…There’s a number of various things that we are able to do…I’ve seen this film 5 occasions within the final week…I can see the way in which that the viewers strikes him.”
Certainly, the John Wick franchise is already proving that it may department out wherever it needs, with or with out Keanu Reeves. The primary spinoff movie, Ballerina, is already in post-production, with Ana de Armas set to star as Rooney, the titular ballerina/murderer out for her personal revenge. After all, Reeves can be showing in that movie as effectively, however hopefully his portrayals of Wick received’t be restricted to motion pictures with out his character’s title on the marquee. There, too, would be the miniseries The Continental, a prequel spinoff that may discover the origins of Winston Scott, performed by Ian McShane within the motion pictures. The Continental will come to Amazon Prime later this 12 months.
John Wick: Chapter 4 earned a reported $73.5 million on its opening weekend, simply surpassing the franchise’s earlier document holder, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, which additionally stands because the highest-grossing film general within the sequence. On this, Drake stated, “We preferred March as a spot to get it open…The historical past is there for us. There’s a pleasant runway right here as I feel the film can run and run given its CinemaScore.” With no date set for Ballerina, does this imply Lionsgate will purpose for the same launch schedule because the one with Reeves and John Wick?
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