In a surprising announcement, Lionsgate Films has officially confirmed the highly anticipated fifth installment of the adrenaline-fueled John Wick franchise. During a Q4 earnings call, Joe Drake, chair of Lionsgate’s motion picture group, shared the exciting news. He stated, “What is official is that, as you know, Ballerina is the first spinoff that comes out next year. We’re in development on three others, including five and including the television series, The Continental, which will be airing soon. We’re building out the world, and when that fifth movie comes, it will be organically grown out of how we’re starting to tell those stories. But you can rely on a regular cadence of John Wick.”
This announcement has taken fans worldwide by surprise, especially considering that the titular character, played by the iconic Keanu Reeves, appeared to meet his demise in the previous film. While the news has left many puzzled, it also promises more thrilling adventures with John Wick, and that’s definitely something to look forward to, isn’t it?
Let’s dive into the world of the John Wick franchise:
The John Wick movies follow the journey of John Wick, a retired hitman who embarks on a relentless quest for revenge. The franchise begins with the first film released in 2014, introducing us to John Wick, a former assassin seeking solace after the loss of his wife. However, his peaceful existence is shattered when a group of thugs kills his beloved dog and steals his prized car.
Consumed by grief and anger, John Wick reawakens his lethal skills and plunges back into the treacherous world of assassins. With a singular focus on vengeance, he leaves a path of chaos and destruction in his wake, eliminating anyone who stands in his way.
The franchise delves into the shadowy realms of criminal organizations, unveiling a meticulously crafted universe of highly skilled hitmen, secret societies, and intricate codes of conduct.
Review of John Wick 4:
Kshitij Rawat from WION gave a positive review of John Wick 4. In his review, he expressed, “John Wick 4 is also a visually stunning film, beyond the fights and clever camera work. From the neon lights of Osaka to the fiery reds and oranges of a Moroccan desert, John Wick 4 is a symphony of colors. Many pivotal moments unfold during the golden hour, and the breathtaking imagery in these scenes is unexpected but captivating. You’ll find yourself wanting to pause and soak it all in—I know I did.”
With the confirmation of a fifth installment, fans can expect more heart-pounding action, intense storytelling, and visually mesmerizing moments that have become synonymous with the John Wick franchise. Stay tuned for more updates and get ready for the continuation of this thrilling cinematic journey!