man from nowhere remake

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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splinter cell anime

The popular Ubisoft video game Splinter Cell is becoming an anime. Netflix and Ubisoft have teamed up to develop a Splinter Cell anime series based on the popular stealth action video games, which will be steered by the writer behind one of the greatest current action franchises, John Wick scribe Derek Kolstad.

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Just Cause movie director

Hollywood has been trying to make a movie adaptation of the popular action/adventure video game Just Cause for more than a decade, and it seems like its producers have finally settled on a director. Michael Dowse, who recently directed the action comedy Stuber and directed the beloved sports movie Goon, has been hired to take the reins here, directing a screenplay that’s being written by John Wick writer Derek Kolstad. Read More »

my friend pedro tv series

The video game My Friend Pedro is headed to TV. Derek Kolstad, the writer of John Wick, and David Leitch, the co-director of the first John Wick film, are teaming up again to bring the shoot ’em up video game to life. Released in 2019, My Friend Pedro is described as “an explosive ballet about friendship, imagination, and one man’s turbulent battle through the criminal underworld at the behest of a sentient banana (the titular Pedro).”

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hunting season

James WanJohn Wick writer Derek Kolstad, and Transformers producer Don Murphy are combining their talents for Hunting Season, a new time travel movie based on a short story by late author Frank M. Robinson. The story is reminiscent of 1984 and Fahrenheit 451, in that it’s set in a totalitarian society. Robinson’s short story was originally published in 1951.

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If you’re going to make a television series about two cool guys who know how to break stuff real good in the name of justice, Derek Kolstad is a smart hire. The screenwriter behind the John Wick films has joined the writing staff of Marvel’s upcoming Disney+ series Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which will follow Captain America’s two best buddies on a post-Avengers: Endgame adventure. There will probably be witty banter, macho chemistry, and yes, lots of bad guys lying in their wake. That’s the Kolstad way.

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Just Cause movie

If you threw some comic books, a couple third-person shooter video games, and some B-list action films from the 1980s into a special Movie Blender™, you’d probably end up with the John Wick movies. Then again, depending on the specific content of those ingredients, you might instead end up with the destruction-heavy adventure story Just Cause.

So it’s no surprise, then, that John Wick trilogy writer Derek Kolstad has been hired to write the script for a Just Cause movie based on those games. Read more about that franchise (and watch some truly insane gameplay videos) below.
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Hitman tv series

Like many of the failed video game adaptations before it, Hitman doesn’t have a golden track record on the big screen. But perhaps a TV series adaptation of Hitman could finally hit its target.

Hulu has picked up a Hitman series adaptation, teaming up with Fox 21 and John Wick creator Derek Kolstad to adapt the best-selling video game from IO Interactive. This will be the third attempt to bring the acclaimed series to life, after 2007’s Hitman and 2015’s Hitman: Agent 27. Maybe the third time’s the charm.

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Keanu Reeves in John Wick Chapter 2

John Wick: Chapter 2 didn’t disappoint. It was pretty much everything one could want and more from the sequel, which grossed almost double what the first movie made at the worldwide box-office. Following the all-around huge success, Keanu Reeves will be back as the dog-friendly assassin. If you’re wondering exactly when Reeves will return as the character, according to director Chad Stahelski, says that cameras could begin rolling later this year or early next year.

Below, check out Stahelski’s latest comments on the sequel.

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Keanu Reeves’ Idea For ‘John Wick: Chapter 3’

John Wick 3

After the success of John Wick: Chapter Two, it’s fair to say more than a few people are already anticipating John Wick: Chapter 3. Director Chad Stahelski, writer Derek Kolstad, and Keanu Reeves have expressed the desire to return their glossy and violent world of assassins. They’ve shared ideas for where they’d like to see Mr. Wick go next, including Tokyo, Jerusalem, or some other part of the world.

Reeves recently spitballed a few more ideas for John Wick 3. Below, read Keanu Reeves’ John Wick 3 idea and learn where he wants to take the action franchise.

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