‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ Gets 2017 Release Date
John Wick: Chapter 2, the sequel to 2014’s Keanu Reeves vehicle, finally has a release date.
John Wick Sequel
Lionsgate Entertainment has announced that the John Wick sequel will be titled John Wick: Chapter 2 and that it will hit theaters Feb. 10, 2017, reported Digital Trends. Chad Stahelski, who helmed the first film, will be back in the directors chair for the follow-up installment. Once again, Stahelski be directing from a screenplay penned by Derek Kolstad.
“In the follow up to last year’s adrenaline-fueled revenge and redemption thriller, legendary hit man John Wick is back,” reads the official synopsis for John Wick: Chapter 2, which will have Reeves back in the titular role.
In the first John Wick, which became a surprise hit in theaters, John is a retired hitman who has just lost his last connection to his late wife, his dog. When John finds out that his dog was killed by a group of thugs – ones connected to his former employer – he decides to come out of retirement to exact revenge.
Who will he be getting revenge on this time around?
Reeves has been filming the John Wick sequel in Manhattan since October 2015. Production will be heading to Rome in the near future.
John Wick: Chapter 2 will return Ian McShane, John Leguizamo, Lance Reddick, Tom Sadowski and Bridget Moynahan. Common, Laurence Fishburne and Ruby Rose are among those joining the cast.
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