As far back as 2008, Hollywood has been trying to kickstart the Highlander franchise. Now it looks like it’s finally going to happen, with a new report stating that Henry Cavill (Man of Steel, The Witcher) is in talks for “one of the lead roles” in a new version to be directed by Chad Stahelski, the stuntman-turned-director behind the John Wick movies.
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Ghost of Tsushima is becoming a movie. The popular Sony video game will be adapted into a feature film that will be directed by Chad Stahelski, who helmed all three John Wick movies and is gearing up to direct the fourth.
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Back in August of last year, John Wick fans received the fantastic news that there would be at least two more John Wick sequels coming down the pipeline. In fact, John Wick 4 and John Wick 5 were slated to shoot back-to-back because the idea that director Chad Stahelski and star Keanu Reeves had for the fourth film was so big that it started rolling over into another sequel. Unfortunately, Lionsgate is pumping the brakes a little bit on John Wick sequels, opting to shoot only John Wick 4 on its own starting in June. Read More »
Since the release of 2014’s hit action film John Wick, Chad Stahelski has kept a pretty modest profile, at least compared to his John Wick co-director and fellow former stunt coordinator David Leitch. In the past seven years, Stahelski has strictly stuck to directing the John Wick movies, with the occasional dalliance as a second-unit director or uncredited stunt coordinator in films like Birds of Prey. A few new films were announced, though no new features have made their way to the big screen yet. But Stahelski is starting to venture beyond the shadowy world of Wick to helm a new action-thriller for New Line called Classified.
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John Wick director Chad Stahelski and writer Derek Kolstad are re-teaming for more action. Stahelski will produce and Kolstad will write a remake of The Man from Nowhere, inspired by the 2010 South Korean action film which is, according to /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, pretty much “120 minutes of knife fights.” Sign me up.
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The John Wick series turned a simple revenge thriller into a vast, expansive underworld of assassins who operate just out of sight. The Continental will expand that underworld even more, according to John Wick director Chad Stahelski, who revealed more details about the upcoming Starz TV series spin-off of the acclaimed action franchise. But while The Continental will focus on perspectives of different characters — including some characters who have appeared in the films — that doesn’t mean that Keanu Reeves’ famous hitman won’t appear in the TV show.
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Back before the coronavirus pandemic broke everything, everyone gathered together and celebrated the news that two big Keanu Reeves sequels – The Matrix 4 and John Wick 4 – were going to be released on the same day, May 21, 2021. Then everything got shut down and delayed. So where does that leave that double-dose of Keanu? According to John Wick director Chad Stahelski, a guy who is also working on Matrix 4, the John Wick 4 release date is all but guaranteed to change at this point. Plus: Stahelski reveals that after John Wick 3, Keanu Reeves seemed ready to hang up his guns and call it quits on the franchise – only to then quickly change his mind. Read More »
Before they became directors of some of the best action movies of the past decade, Chad Stahelski and David Leitch were stunt performers on The Matrix films. Now they’ve revealed that they’re returning to help out behind the scenes on The Matrix 4 – but whereas the filmmakers and their 87Eleven production company have previously been called in on other movies to shoot action sequences, they make clear that director Lana Wachowski shoots all her own action, so they’re only going to be involved in the “creative concept of some of the choreography” of the highly-anticipated sequel. Read More »
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Director Chad Stahelski has John Wick: Chapter 4 on the docket for next year, but he may have already found his next project beyond that. A new report says Stahelski is eyeing a high concept car movie at Paramount from two of the writers of Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol and the producers of both A Quiet Place movies. Read More »
The forthcoming DC Comics movie Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) has been done shooting for a while, but after working its way through post-production, a round of additional photography is commencing shortly. But when director Cathy Yan gets back to work on the movie starring Margot Robbie as Suicide Squad member Harley Quinn, she’ll have some help crafting new action scenes.
John Wick director Chad Stahelski is bring brought in to help design and shoot some new action scenes as part of the second unit. While it might seem unusual for such a high profile filmmaker to be brought in to oversee action scenes for the second unit, it’s common for action sequences to be completed away from principal photography. And in this case, it just so happens that his stunt company 87 Eleven has been involved with the film since production began. Find out more below. Read More »