John Wick: Chapter 4 director Chad Stahelski open to fifth movie starring Keanu Reeves
John Wick 4 director Chad Stahelski says he’s ready to work on a fifth film in the popular assassin series, starring Keanu Reeves.
The fourth film in the franchise has already grossed $245 million (roughly Rs. 2,020 crore) worldwide at the box office in its second weekend, according to entertainment website The Hollywood Reporter.
“It’s very flattering for them to come back and, you know, say ‘We want more’ and it’s not just a money grab. It’s rightfully the public wants more,” Stahelski said. in a new episode of THR’s Behind the Screen podcast series.
I think we all need that little bit of time to say “phew” to ourselves. Let’s see what’s next.’ … If Keanu and I, in a few months, sit down in a whiskey bar again in Japan and say, ‘Yeah, we’ll never do one of those again,’ then all of a sudden, ” Yeah, but I have an idea, ‘we are open to that,’ he added.
John Wick: Chapter 4 was filmed in Japan, France, Jordan, Germany and New York.
The new film has been hailed for its action scenes set around Paris’ Arc de Triomphe and another on the 270 steps that lead to the perched Sacré-Coeur basilica in the French capital.
The director, who was joined by cinematographer Dan Laustsen and editor Nathan Orloff on the podcast, detailed how they shot the scenes in Paris.
“We were (in reconnaissance) at the top of the Sacré Coeur, the sun had just set. We looked down the stairs from the top and were like, ‘Oh, someone’s coming down this,’” the director said, adding, “literally, we’re like, not only is he coming down this, we’re gonna have John Wick to go through. We’re gonna knock him down and then we’re gonna have him and Donnie’s (Yen) character Caine do the Butch and Sundance thing and get to the top… We’ll do the music and we’ll do it like a western . . We’re going to have him fight all the way to the top and bond just so we can see who’s killing each other at the top.
THE John Wick The series centers around the eponymous assassin played by Reeves. The action franchise began with 2014’s John Wick, which followed a retired assassin who returns to the world he left behind to avenge the murder of a puppy that was his last gift. his wife.
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