When the first film of John Wick, In 2014, the production never imagined the success and good acceptance that the story of a gunman with martial arts skills who goes through life in search of justice would have, because perhaps the public simply believed that it was another action movie.
However, recently, nine years after the premiere of the first film, an executive from the production house Lionsgate not only reported that there will be a fifth installment of the saga starring actor Keanu Reeves, but also that it is already in development.
After speculation that after the premiere of john wick 4 the production company would take a break from the deadliest murderer in the world and that the actor who has been starring in each film since the first installment had finished his participation, it seems that there was a change of plans, because, according to an executive of the production house, john wick 5 It is already in the production process.
Said news was revealed by Joe Drake, president of the Lionsgate film group, during an interview for The Hollywood Reporter, where he revealed that in addition to including a spin-off titled Ballerina, which will star Ana de Armas, the saga still has many surprises in store for its fans.
What is official is that, as you know, ‘Ballerina’ is the first ‘spin-off’ to come out next year. We’re in development on three others, including ‘John Wick 5’ and ‘The Continental’ TV series. So, we’re building the world and when that fifth movie comes around, it’s going to be organic, it’s going to build organically out of how we started telling those stories. But you can rely on a regular ‘John Wick’ cadence.
– Joe Drake, President of Lionsgate Film Group
Although the outcome of the fourth installment of the murderer starring Keanu Reeves indicates that the story will have a continuation and after what Joe Drake said, until now it is not known what is next for John Whick, the truth is that the character still has a lot to do. give to the public
Now we’re expanding with that franchise not only in the AAA video game space, but we’re also looking at what the regularity of spin-offs should be, with television expanding that universe so that there’s a consistent cadence of a franchise that interest the public.
While more details are revealed about the fifth installment of the saga, for now, we must be aware of the releases of the projects related to the franchise, such as the spin-off ballerinaa revenge plot starring Ana de Armas that will be released in theaters on June 7, 2024, as well as the three-episode miniseries about The Continental, the hotel that serves as the basis for some plot points.
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