John Wick got here as a shock to everybody in 2014 and wound up being a little bit of an surprising hit. Those that beloved the film have one thing to sit up for subsequent 12 months within the type of John Wick: Chapter 2, which shall be bringing Keanu Reeves again because the well-known hitman. This time round, he shall be reunited together with his Matrix co-star Laurence Fishburne, and we now have our first have a look at them collectively once more.
The brand new John Wick 2 picture comes from Leisure Weekly and reveals Keanu Reeves as John Wick face-to-face with Laurence Fishburne, who’s taking part in a brand new character within the motion franchise known as “the Bowery King.” Keanu Reeves spoke with EW a bit in regards to the film and dealing with Laurence Fishburne once more. Here’s what he needed to say.
“It was so cool to have an opportunity to work with Laurence Fishburne once more, with the historical past that now we have professionally and personally. I bumped into him, and he was saying that he was a fan of the primary movie, and was there something within the second movie. I mentioned, ‘As a matter of truth there may be!’ So, we despatched him the mission and he responded to the function. Lawrence is taking part in a personality known as the Bowery King. He’s a pacesetter of this underworld in New York Metropolis. He is aware of every thing about every thing and he helps John in his mission. It was cool to behave with him once more and hopefully folks will having fun with seeing us reunited.”
The primary John Wick was entertaining and featured a whole lot of unbelievable motion, however the film itself was slightly easy. Some unhealthy guys killed a former hitman’s canine and he decides to go kill them and everybody related to them as a type of revenge. Positive, there is a little more to it than that, however the bones of the film are fairly easy. Nonetheless, there have been nuances just like the Continental Resort and folks like Ian McShane’s character who added some depth. That mentioned, there may be most likely some temptation on the artistic aspect for John Wick: Chapter 2 to repeat that sample, however director Chad Stahelski guarantees it will likely be a bit totally different, and that no canines or cats shall be murdered this time round.
“It is tough while you do a sequel. You do not wish to fall into the entice of retelling the primary story once more. Actually, we did not wish to kill one other pet – or kill a cat. [Laughs] We needed to point out extra of the John Wick world, what he would have skilled earlier than he settled down and tried to get out of the enterprise.”
Chad Stahelski is directing solo this time round, after co-directing with David Leitch on the primary film, who has moved on to directing Deadpool 2. The solid contains returning members like Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, John Leguizamo, Bridget Moynahan, Thomas Sadoski and Lance Reddick, along with new solid members Widespread, Ruby Rose, Riccardo Scamarcio and the aforementioned Laurence Fishburne. John Wick: Chapter 2 is about for launch on February 10, 2017. Be sure you try the brand new picture for your self beneath.
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