John Wick TV Show Will Premiere After Fourth Movie, Could Be Sometime in 2021
John Wick is one of the movie franchises of & # 39; 39 most popular action at the moment that does not include superheroes. And the filmmakers seek to develop the mythology of the series with a television spin-off focused on The Continental the hotel for murderers presented in the first film. Starz Broadcasting president and chief executive officer Jeffrey Hirsch recently commented on the show's release date at the Television Critics Association.
"I had a meeting on a seasonal lot for that yesterday. We love the group of writers, and we're trying to bring it to right place so it doesn't interfere with the movie. It will air sometime after the fourth movie [John Wick]. "
Starz is supported by Lionsgate, the distributor behind John Films bad guys. The John Wick television series was taken up by them in January 2018. The series aims to explore the origins of the hotel The Continental . In the world of John Wick assassins are not just a disorganized group of guns for hire, but rather a regimented circle of highly skilled and disciplined professionals, with their own currency, their words code and their own
Apparently in the center of the deadly games played by the assassins against each other stands The Continental an imposing, superior-class hotel which provides refuge to assassins who need help. No assassin is allowed to shed the blood of another on hotel premises, and it is precisely because John Wick broke this rule that he was turned into a pariah and tracked down by all the other assassins, after the hotel manager had extinguished a contract on John's head.
While the films saw references to the world of professional assassins, their main objective was John's personal journey of revenge. The spin-off will allow fans to explore the circumstances that go into creating a man like John, and the part that sets like The Continental playing for maintain balance between opposing sects of murderers.
It was not only the complex mythology of John Wick that made the films successful. It was the approach to the action scenes taken by director Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, who had both previously worked as stuntmen on The Matrix for Keanu Reeves.
The elegant and elegant action the visuals are largely inspired by the animation and action cinema of Hong Kong, by emphasizing the real fight melee rather than CGI effects. For a market oversaturated with Marvel-type actuators and Fast and Furious John Wick was a breath of fresh air and a kind of box office renaissance for leader Keanu Reeves .
Chris Collins is both the author and showrunner of the series, as well as other important members of the original films who were recruited as executive producers, including John Wick screenwriter of the franchise Derek Kolstad and Chad Stahelski, who should also direct the first episode of the series. It will be interesting to see if the team will be able to successfully translate the spirit of the original films on the small screen.
John Wick 4 is set to be released in summer 2021. Could we see La Continental first just after in the fall? Time will tell us.