In today’s edition of Sequel Bits:
- Which two characters we could see more of in — fingers crossed — John Wick: Chapter 3.
- A few photos from John Wick: Chapter 2.
- Kevin Smith pitched the Mallrats show to Netflix and Hulu.
- Jurassic World 2‘s and The Predator‘s working titles revealed.
- A trailer for Planet Earth 2.
All that and more after the jump.
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This weekend brings New York Comic-Con to the Big Apple, and while it’s not quite as big as San Diego Comic-Con over the summer, there will still be some goods that you’ll want to pay attention to. More specifically, Lionsgate will be unveiling a sneak peek at footage from John Wick: Chapter 2, the highly anticipated sequel to the action thriller starring Keanu Reeves.
Before the John Wick 2 trailer premieres this weekend, the studio has delivered a tease of the trailer. Honestly, we’re not big fans of an advertisement for an advertisement, but we just want to make sure you know to stay tuned this weekend for the full trailer when it arrives. So watch the John Wick 2 teaser below if you feel like it. Read More »
Aside from the fact that John Wick was one of the best action thrillers we’ve seen in awhile, one of the reasons everyone fell in love with the movie was the adorable puppy that the titular assassin had. But audiences were heartbroken to learn that the dog actually ends up being one of the catalysts to John Wick coming back to action because some assholes kill that cute little puppy.
Thankfully, John Wick got a new dog at the end of the first movie, and as a new John Wick 2 photo shows us, no one has killed that dog yet. The first official photo from John Wick 2 has just surfaced, and it features the hitman and his trusty canine taking a walk. I swear on everything that is holy, if someone kills that dog, there will be hell to pay. Read More »
In today’s Sequel Bits:
- Actor Sean Astin teases the return of a familiar face for Goonies 2.
- A video of Fast 8 shooting in Cleveland.
- 20th Century Fox has released a clip for Independence Day: Resurgence.
- Author J.K. Rowling pleads with fans not to spoil Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
- Actor and the master of eloquence Ian McShane discusses John Wick 2.
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Posted on Thursday, February 18th, 2016 by Angie Han
If you enjoyed the first John Wick, as we did, you were very likely sold on John Wick 2 the moment it was announced. Keanu Reeves is set to return, as is co-director Chad Stahelski, and what else do you really need to know before sprinting down to your local box office (or to the online ticketing retailer of your choice) to grab some opening weekend tickets for you and your action-loving friends?
Well, it’d probably help to know the release date, for starters. And also the real title — no, it’s not John Wick 2. And heck, while we’re at it, you surely wouldn’t mind getting a little more information on what the movie’s actually about, either. Fortunately, all of those details are here now for you to enjoy. Go forth to find out when John Wick hits theaters, and exactly where he’ll be when we pick up with him again. Read More »
As Jacob noted the other day, this is the time of year we get to rest comfortably in our bubbles of excitement. We rarely feel any disappointment this early in the year with what’s hitting theaters (unless you were one of the few really pumped about The Forest), so we’ve yet to reach the point of skepticism about our most anticipated films of the year.
After the jump, help me countdown my most anticipated movies of 2016.
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Posted on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 by Angie Han
John Wick 2‘s got a pretty solid cast. Keanu Reeves returns from the first movie, of course, along with Bridget Moynahan, John Leguizamo, and Ian McShane, and Common, Ruby Rose, and Peter Stormare are joining the fray this time as well. And now, as if you needed yet another reason to get excited about the action sequel, it turns out John Wick 2 is also going to be a Matrix mini-reunion.
Hit the jump to learn more about the John Wick 2 Matrix connection. Though we’d warn you of potential spoilers if you’d rather be surprised by what looks like a fun little cameo. Read More »
Posted on Monday, November 9th, 2015 by Angie Han
John Wick isn’t the only one who’s thinking he’s back for the sequel. Bridget Moynahan, John Leguizamo, and more have been set to reunite with Keanu Reeves for the new film. And people person that he is, John Wick will be making a bunch of new friends and/or foes as well. Such as ones played by Fargo‘s Peter Stormare and Orange Is the New Black breakout Ruby Rose.
Get the rundown on the John Wick sequel cast after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 by Jacob Hall
John Wick would have been an excellent action film if it took place in a world that was recognizable as our own, but it achieved instant classic status by taking a left turn into The Continental. Once Keanu Reeves‘ retired hitman decided that yeah, he was back, he dug up his weird assassins-only currency and checked into a room at that fancy hotel, an establishment that caters exclusively to professional murderers. Overseen by Ian McShane‘s mysterious Winston, The Continental houses all the resources a working hitman needs and operates with a strict “no violence on the premises” rule that sees violators punished with death. The film’s landscape of killers is just as complex and rich as a fantasy or science fiction and it practically begs to be explored further.
Now, it has been officially revealed that McShane is returning for John Wick 2, which means that The Continental is returning, which means that Chad Stahelski‘s sequel will once again take us into the borderline-fantastical world of the first film. This is excellent news.
What we know about the latest return to the John Wick 2 cast can be found after the jump.
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Posted on Monday, October 26th, 2015 by Angie Han
John Wick is thinking he’s back for a sequel, and that means he’s going to need a fresh crop of baddies to mow down in his pursuit of… well, whatever it is he’s after this time. Enter Common, who’s just been set to play a villain in John Wick 2. More about the Common John Wick casting, including details on his character, after the jump. Read More »