Lionsgate Confirms 'John Wick 5' Is At the moment in Early Growth

Throughout a Lionsgate earnings name Movement Image Group Chair Joe Drake confirmed {that a} fifth movie for the Keanu Reeves-led John Wick franchise is already in early growth. Following the astonishing success of John Wick: Chapter 4, the studio has put John Wick 5 again on the desk.

The fifth sequel is slated to see Chad Stahelski return because the director alongside Reeves because the titular position of the long-lasting murderer. The fourth movie introduced in $73.8 million USD domestically and even an A CinemaScore from audiences. Abroad, the movie made a powerful feat as properly, with a debut of $141.1 million USD. Drake reaffirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that the fifth movie is not out of the query. He defined, “There’s a will and there’s an openness. And you would definitely interpret that ending in numerous methods. We’re all going to take a tiny relaxation right here after which scratch at concepts about whether or not there’s a reputable option to get into 5. However there’s no assure.”

Drake additionally famous Reeves and Stahelski’s artistic course of, “Keanu and Chad, rightly so, are very protecting about by no means screwing with the viewers. So we definitely have our work lower out for us…Keanu is so beloved and that character is so beloved; that’s not misplaced on him.” No matter how the fifth movie will end up, Reeves is slated to return to the character sooner or later. He additionally reveals up in Ballerina, the collection’ first spinoff starring Ana de Armas as one other murderer. Drake additionally mentioned the method of how the franchise is transferring stating, “We’re now transferring throughout that franchise, not simply within the AAA online game house, however taking a look at what the common cadence of spin-offs, tv actually rising that universe so that there’s a regular cadence of a franchise that there’s clear urge for food by the viewers.” He added, “What’s official is that, as you realize, Ballerina is the primary spinoff that comes out subsequent yr. We’re in growth on three others, together with [John Wick 5] and together with tv collection, The Continental, can be airing quickly. And so, we’re constructing out the world and when that 5 film comes, can be natural — can be organically grown out of how we’re beginning to inform these tales. However you possibly can depend on a daily cadence of John Wick.”

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