Earlier this month, Lionsgate debuted a brand new John Wick 2 poster that exposed this explosive murderer is “relit,” as he takes goal at a brand new group of villains with the motion swinging to Europe. At present we’ve got yet one more new poster, which takes benefit of the title, exhibiting John Wick (Keanu Reeves) himself is actually “relit,” with the hitman’s tie serving as his personal brief fuse. What’s going to occur when John Wick figuratively explodes? We are able to definitely anticipate loads of carnage, which appears to be much more explosive than the primary film, judging by the current trailers.
Whereas a lot of the story is ready in Rome, we noticed within the first clip launched by Lionsgate final week that John Wick is returning to the Continental Resort, a secretive haunt for worldwide assassins, the place he is greeted by Charon (Lance Reddick), who’s stunned to see him again so quickly. The clip additionally confirms that John’s new canine, a pit bull he is seen selecting up from a canine pound on the finish of John Wick, remains to be alive and properly. The primary look picture from September confirmed John strolling his canine over the Brooklyn Bridge, a scene which, judging from the clip, seemingly passed off simply earlier than the Continental Resort scene.
The unique canine from the primary film was given to him as a gift from his spouse Helen (Bridget Moynihan) earlier than her premature loss of life from an undisclosed sickness. The brutal loss of life of this canine is what units John Wick off on a murderous rampage within the first film, however do not anticipate John’s new canine to undergo the identical destiny. Producer Basil Iwanyk was just lately requested about whether or not or not the canine will likely be killed, solely teasing that followers will see what occurs to him, and that “it is nice.” Keanu Reeves has additionally hinted that this canine is not going to be killed, so it appears the filmmakers have cooked up fairly a shock concerning this new canine. Since Bridget Moynihan will even be again, presumably in flashbacks, maybe we’ll get to know extra about how she died as properly.
Unique John Wick stars Ian McShane (Winston), John Leguizamo (Aurelio), Thomas Sadoski (Jimmy) and Lance Reddick (Charon) have returned to reprise their roles. New solid members embrace Riccardo Scamarcio as the brand new villain, Laurence Fishburne as an murderer often known as The Bowery King, together with Frequent, Ruby Rose and Peter Stormare. Ian McShane revealed in his interview this summer season that John Wick killed a Russian gangster, and now there’s a contract out on his life. Director Chad Stahelski has teased that the film has twice as a lot motion as the primary, and that this story explores extra of the murderer’s underworld that facilities across the Continental Resort.
Lionsgate has set a February 10 launch date for John Wick 2, which can go up towards Common’s Fifty Shades Darker and Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Batman Film. This may very well be one of many first big field workplace weekends of the 12 months, with three motion pictures in vast launch that stretch widespread franchises. After directing John Wick with David Leitch, Chad Stahelski directs John Wick: Chapter 2 solo, working from a script by authentic John Wick author Derek Kolstad. David Leitch went on to direct The Coldest Metropolis on his personal, starring Charlize Theron, which does not have a launch date in place but. Check out the newest poster from John Wick: Chapter 2, to get your self prepared for all the explosive motion coming your approach on February 10.
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