Keanu Reeves and Ian McShane have joined the cast of the John Wick spin-off movie Ballerina.
Collider has revealed that Keanu Reeves and Ian McShane have arrived in Prague to begin working on Ballerina, the upcoming John Wick spin-off movie from Underworld and Live Free or Die Hard helmer Len Wiseman. Reeves and McShane were last seen together in 2019’s John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum and are also set to appear in next year’s John Wick: Chapter 4.
Ana de Armas is playing the lead character of Ballerina. The John Wick spin-off revolves around a deadly woman who uses her skills to get on revenge on the hitmen who killed her family. The film’s screenplay comes from Shay Hatten, the writer behind Parabellum and Army of the Dead.
While Ballerina does not yet have a release date, John Wick: Chapter 4 is currently scheduled to hit theaters on March 24, 2023. Reeves and McShane lead the Chapter 4 cast, which also includes Donnie Yen, Bill Skarsgård, Laurence Fishburne, Lance Reddick, Clancy Brown, Marko Zaror, Scott Adkins, Hiroyuki Sanada, Shamier Anderson and Rina Sawayama.
In addition to Ballerina and John Wick: Chapter 4, Lionsgate is also working on The Continental, a spin-off series that explores the origins of Ian McShane’s Winston Scott. Colin Woodell is playing Winston, with a supporting cast that includes Ayomide Adegun, Peter Greene, Mel Gibson, Ben Robson, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Jessica Allain, Mishel Prada and Nhung Kate. The series is set to premiere on Peacock in 2023.
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