Two weeks from at the moment, Keanu Reeves returns to the massive display as a really expert hitman in John Wick Chapter 2, a follow-up to the 2014 shock hit John Wick. As we proceed the countdown in direction of this launch, Lionsgate has debuted a ton of latest footage, together with two clips, two TV spots and a video preview that goes behind-the-scenes of all of the coaching Keanu Reeves went by means of for this sequel. We get to see the actor behind the wheel as he pull off some insane automotive maneuvers, whereas additionally seeing a few of his co-stars in coaching as properly.
The movies all surfaced on the Lionsgate YouTube channel, with the preview delving into the entire several types of coaching Keanu Reeves needed to bear for this John Wick sequel, together with coaching with the stunt group and automobile coaching, which the actor mentioned “got here again fairly fast” to him. We will see footage of the actor pulling off 90-degree and 180-degree turns in John Wick’s traditional Ford Mustang, and we additionally hear from stunt double Jackson Spidell, who reveals that they put Keanu Reeves by means of loads of “three-gun coaching,” the place we see the actor undergo a course, taking pictures at targets with three completely different weapons abruptly.
Director Chad Stahelski revealed that each one of this coaching, the three-gun tactical coaching, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Japanese jiu-jitsu, and standing judo, mixed collectively for what they name “gun-fu.” If that wasn’t sufficient, we even have two new clips, considered one of which options The Matrix stars Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne reunited. The clip options Laurence Fishburne’s character The Bowery King revealing that somebody has put a $7 million contract on John Wick’s head. When requested if he needs a battle, or if he simply needs to present John a gun, he chooses the latter, as John’s “descent into hell” begins.
The second clip is principally an extended model of the scene we have seen within the trailers, the place John arrives in Rome, in search of a brand new swimsuit, as he will get measured by the tailor. However we get way more data in right here. When John says he needs this swimsuit to be “tactical,” the tailor reveals that they’ll sew innovative bulletproof physique armor proper into the material of the swimsuit. If the previously-released trailers and different footage is any indication, John Wick goes to wish as a lot physique armor as he can to outlive this action-packed ordeal.
Unique John Wick stars Ian McShane (Winston), John Leguizamo (Aurelio), Bridget Moynahan (Helen), Thomas Sadoski (Jimmy) and Lance Reddick (Charon) have returned to reprise their roles. New forged members embrace Frequent, Ruby Rose, Riccardo Scamarcio and Peter Stormare. Chad Stahelski, who directed the unique John Wick with David Leitch, is returning to take the helm on John Wick 2, though he will likely be directing solo, working from a script by John Wick author Derek Kolstad. Check out these clips, TV spots and the behind-the-scenes preview for John Wick: Chapter 2.