Keanu Reeves RETURNS as John Wick in 'Ballerina' spin-off starring Ana De Armas
Alongside Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane will reprise his OG role of the 'John Wick' franchise for its spin-off 'Ballerina'
Keanu Reeves is mostly known for his charms and his wits, but his portrayal of 'John Wick' has a different fan base collectively. Chad Stahelski made his directorial debut with the debut film of the franchise in 2014. Ever since Stahelski has been helming the spin-off, and the additional movies to the original film. However, it is a neo-noir action-thriller media franchise created by screenwriter Derek Kolstad. The movie revolves around a former hitman who is forced back into the criminal underworld he had abandoned.
As we mentioned earlier the first film was released in October 2014; since then two sequels have since been released and a fourth film will be released in 2023. Speaking of the fourth film, the spin-off of the franchise which is titled to be 'Ballerina' it is exciting to see that Ana de Armas will be sharing the screen with the infamous Keanu Reeve's 'John Wick'. Filming is currently underway in Prague, and no release date has been set for the movie, as per reports.
According to Collider, Keanu Reeves is currently in Prague and set to reprise his role as John Wick in the John Wick spinoff film starring Ana de Armas. The spin-off film will also see Ian McShane return to the franchise as Winston, the manager of The Continental Hotel. It is not yet obvious if Reeves' reprisal will be a cameo, or if he will have a larger part in the overarching plot of 'Ballerina'. Nevertheless, major plot details about 'Ballerina' remains a mystery.
However, 'John Wick 4' is going to be the fourth installment in the 'John Wick' film series. Not surprising but this is too directed by Chad Stahelski, with a script co-written by Shay Hatten and Michael Finch, and based on characters created by Derek Kolstad, it is produced by Stahelski, Basil Iwanyk, and Erica Lee. Starring Keanu Reeves returning as the title character. Although the filming took place in Berlin, Paris, Osaka, and New York City.
It is a matter of time to witness if the spin-off and the sequel movies will live up to the expectation the predecessors have set. The three films were considered critical and commercial successes, with a collective gross of more than $587 million worldwide. The official synopsis of 'John Wick: Chapter 4' reads, "John Wick (Keanu Reeves) uncovers a path to defeating the High Table. But before he can earn his freedom, Wick must face off against a new enemy with powerful alliances across the globe and forces that turn old friends into foes."
Nevertheless, 'John Wick: Chapter 4' is in post-production and has a release date of March 24, 2023