Engaged on John Wick: Chapter 4 was so exhausting for Hollywood star Keanu Reeves that he needed his titular character to be “definitively killed on the finish of this film”, franchise producer Basil Iwanyk has revealed.
Reeves reprised his position of the murderer who returns to the world he had left behind to avenge the homicide of a pup, a present from his late spouse within the fourth chapter of the motion movie collection directed by Chad Stahelski. It was launched in March.
In an interview with the web site Collider, Iwanyk revealed the actor turned a “shell of himself” because the capturing course of neared its completion.
“After the second, third, and fourth film, making these movies is so exhausting and it destroys Keanu, bodily and emotionally. By the tip, he is at all times like, ‘I can not do that once more,’ and we agree with him.
“The man is only a shell of himself as a result of he simply goes off and goes for it. He was like, ‘I need to be definitively killed on the finish of this film.’ We had been like, ‘You understand, we’ll go away a ten per cent little opening’,” the producer stated.
Iwanyk, who’s selling the upcoming Wick spin-off collection The Continental, stated Reeves and Stahelski are “getting collectively to determine what that story is” for one more potential Wick chapter.
“The way in which I describe it’s that they are like Paul McCartney and John Lennon, and I am Ringo,” he stated in a reference to the enduring music group The Beatles.
“They will name me and let me know, ‘All proper, we’re displaying up. Here is the place you present up, and here is what our story is’. All of us need one other John Wick. We do not know what it appears to be like like and when it would occur, however we love one another and we love this world,” the producer added.
John Wick spin-off collection The Continental premieres on Prime Video on September 22.