Lionsgate has confirmed plans to produce a sequel to 2014âs critically-acclaimed breakout hit John Wick, it was announced today by Rob Friedman andÂ Patrick Wachsberger, Co-Chairmen of the Theatrical Motion Pictures Group.
Keanu Reeves along with directors David Leitch and Chad Stahelski as well as screenwriter, Derek Kolstad are set to return for the sequel. The film will be released through Lionsgateâs Summit Entertainment and will be produced by Thunder Roadâs Basil Iwanyk, who produced the first film.
In the follow up to last yearâs adrenaline-fueled revenge and redemption thriller, legendary hit man John Wick is back.Â
âWith such tremendous fan and critical support for âJohn Wick,â we knew that there was still so much more of this story to tell,â said Jason Constantine, President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions. âWe are thrilled that Keanu, David and Chad have re-teamed with us and promise to bring audiences even more excitement the second time around.â
Jason Constantine and Eda Kowan at Lionsgate will oversee the project on behalf of the studio.Â
Lionsgate International will be selling the picture internationally at the upcoming Cannes Film Market.