the continental plot details

Ian McShane has said he will not be reprising his role as assassin hotel owner Winston in The Continental, the John Wick TV series that’s been in development for years at Lionsgate and Starz. But though McShane won’t be in it, his character definitely will be.

Kevin Beggs, the chairman of Lionsgate TV, has revealed that The Continental is going to be a John Wick prequel that follows a younger version of Winston in the 1970s and explores “the origins of The Continental” hotel itself. And it sounds like they’re taking the BBC Sherlock approach here, with The Continental season 1 consisting of three 90-minute episodes. Read More »

john wick 4 and 5

While director Chad Stahelski has been behind the camera of every John Wick movie and Keanu Reeves is obviously the face of the franchise, the whole thing began with Derek Kolstad. The screenwriter wrote the original screenplay and concocted this entire world of international assassins, cool hotels, mysterious monetary denominations, and bulletproof suits. But it sounds like Kolstad’s time with the franchise is over, because in a new interview, he has revealed that he will not be writing the scripts for the previously announced John Wick 4 and John Wick 5.

And if you’re dying for more info about the John Wick spin-off TV series The Continental, it sounds like you won’t have to wait very long before you hear some concrete information about it. Read More »

the continental series

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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Starz first announced plans for a series set in the John Wick universe in January 2017, one year after the success of John Wick Chapter 2 in theaters. There have been sporadic updates on the series at each TCA and this year was no exception.

Starz President and CEO Jeffrey Hirsch gave an executive session for the Television Critics Association and /Film asked for an update on The Continental

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The Continental Update

After the success of John Wick: Chapter 2, Starz announced plans to develop a TV series in the world of John Wick. The Continental would be set in and around the hotel chain for assassins from the films. Franchise creators Chad Stahelski, David Leitch and Derek Kolstad are involved, with Stahelski set to direct the pilot. Franchise star Keanu Reeves is an executive producer.

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum opened this summer to a series high success. So much so that Lionsgate already slated John Wick 4 for May 21, 2021. Starz CEO Jeffrey Hirsch gave an executive session for the Television Critics Association today where /Film asked him about the status of The Continental

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the continental TV show

The Continental TV show, a spin-off from the John Wick franchise, has declared Ian McShane excommunicadoThe actor, who so memorably plays Winston, the owner of the Continental hotel, won’t be appearing in the series. The actor confirmed that he may or may not lend his voice via voice over, but he won’t be popping-up in the show anytime soon.

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John Wick TV Series

On Friday, Starz announced development on the series The Continental, a series set in the John Wick universe. After their panels, /Film spoke with Carmi Zlotnick, President of Original Programming for Starz, about additional details of the series. Since the series is set at the titular hotel for assassins, where Ian McShane‘s Winston is a manager, the network and producers are considering him to appear on the show.

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john wick tv show

Starz announced to the Television Critics Association they are developing a TV series based on John Wick. The Continental will be a series about the film’s hotel chain built for assassins. Starz President of Original Programming Carmi Zlotnick said Keanu Reeves will be involved in multiple capacities.

“Yes, Keanu is an executive producer,” Zlotnick said. “I think you can expect to see him at some point in the series. That is part of the ongoing conversation.”

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John Wick TV show

About a year ago, we learned that writer Derek Kolstad and director Chad Stahelski were having conversations about a potential John Wick TV series, and now a new report confirms that a Wick-inspired show is indeed in development at Starz. Which I guess means I’m going to have to get a Starz subscription.

Here’s everything we know about the John Wick TV show so far.
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