Big news for fans of John Wick, ready to be flooded with new products connected to the original saga. In fact, the spin-off is coming Dancer and the series The Continental and in both cases we will see some very familiar faces in the saga.
As for the movie with Ana De Armasthe cast will be particularly nourished by already known characters: not only that Keanu Reeves himself in the role of Baba Yagain Dancer we will also review Angelica Houston. According to what was reported by The Hollywood Reporterthe actress will reprise the role of Director of the Ruska Romethe woman who took in John Wick when he was just a little orphan.
His character first appeared in John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum: reluctant to help him due to the excommunication issued by Grand Table, accepts the crucifix as a pledge in exchange for a ride to Casablanca. An apparently marginal part, but in reality fundamental for the spin-off: «The idea for Ballerina came from the scenes with Anjelica in John Wick 3 – said the producer Erica Lee – She is an icon and a Hollywood royalty no less. Wick’s world is richer thanks to his commanding stage presence».
According to what has been disclosed so far, the plot of Dancer will be similar to that of the original saga: Ana De Armas will play a young assassin seeking revenge against those who killed his family. In addition to the aforementioned Keanu Reeves and Anjelica Houston, we will also review Ian McShane how Winston, the manager of the Continental Hotel. The direction instead is entrusted to Len Wiseman.
Prior to the arrival of the spin-off, the March 24, 2023 fans are expected in the hall from John Wick: Chapter 4 – of which the first official trailer was recently released. A prequel miniseries titled will also arrive in the same year The Continental, focused precisely on the famous hotel of the saga and refuge, as well as a crossroads and meeting point, for assassins. The show will follow a youthful version of hotel manager Winston Scott – played by the aforementioned Ian McShane – who begins his career as a hotelier hit man and who, together with others, will create a sort of refuge for unpleasant types against the backdrop of the New York of the 70s. To interpret him, as a young man besieged by the demons of his past, will be Colin Woodell.
The series will debut internationally in 2023 on Prime Videos in all territories where the service is available, including Italy, with the exception of Israel and the Middle East. In the USA the series, produced by Lionsgate Television, will land on Peacock. In the cast we also find Ayomide Adegun, who will play a young Charon, Peter Greene who will be Uncle Charlie, Mel Gibson in the role Cormac, Ben Robson as Frankie, Hubert Point-Du Jour as Miles, Jessica Allain as Lou, Mishel Prada as KD and Nhung Kate as Yen. In the series in question Keanu Reeves should not appear instead.
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