Lance Reddick is officially on board for John Wick 4. within the popular action movie series, Reddick plays the role of Charon, the concierge of latest York’s Continental Hotel who is an ally of Keanu Reeves’ titular vigilante. Reddick debuted within the role within the original John Wick in 2014, later reprising the part for both of its sequels in 2017 and 2019.
It was expected that Lance Reddick would reprise the role for John Wick 4, given his importance to the series, but that hadn’t been officially confirmed at now . Per Deadline, the actor has now closed a affect Lionsgate to reprise his role as Charon in John Wick 4. The news of his casting was also confirmed during a statement from director Chad Stahelski, who helmed all three prior movies and can return to direct the fourth installment.
“Lance has been a part of the franchise since the very beginning and has had an integral role in shaping the planet of John Wick. i could not be more excited to be working with him again,” Stahelski told Deadline.
Reddick is that the latest of the many cast members whose involvement has been announced in recent weeks. along side Reeves, the opposite stars of the sequel include Japanese-British pop star Rina Sawayama, Donnie Yen (Rogue One, Mulan), Hiroyuki Sanada (Mortal Kombat, Army of the Dead), and Shamier Anderson (Wynonna Earp, Invasion). Anderson was the one who revealed when John Wick 4 recently started filming and has since posted a replacement video teasing the rigorous training he’s endured in preparation for the movie.
Shay Hatten and Michael Finch penned the screenplay for John Wick 4 as creator Derek Kolstad didn’t return. along side directing, Stahelski also will produce with Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee. Keanu Reeves and Louise Rosner are executive producing.
There were original plans for John Wick 5 to film back-to-back with John Wick 4. That’s not the case because the current plan is for Lionsgate to focus solely on the fourth installment for now. It’s still quite likely we’ll get John Wick 5, as part four is one among the foremost anticipated upcoming movie releases.