Keanu Reeves

Director Chad Stahelski on ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ and the Curse of the Sequel

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by Emma Stefansky October 21, 2016 @ 7:05 PM
Lionsgate
The much-anticipated follow-up to Keanu Reeves’ action-packed John Wick, John Wick: Chapter 2 has some big shoes to fill. The first John Wick was a welcome surprise: an action-thriller with some masterful stuntwork and gun handling directed by an actual stuntman, about a former assassin who goes on a killing rampage to avenge his dog was a delicious stew of an action movie. The sequel picks up just a short time after the first leaves off, and we see Wick heading to Rome and ready to take out some more bad guys. Although sequels are always chancy prospects, director Chad Stahelski is optimistic about the next chapter living up to the first.

Watch Keanu Reeves Train With Firearms for ‘John Wick Chapter 2’

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by Matthew Monagle October 16, 2016 @ 5:06 PM
Lionsgate
While there are no shortage of talented action stars working today, I’d be hard-pressed to name two American actors I like more than Tom Cruise and Keanu Reeves. Both Cruise and Reeves are often called upon to learn elaborate fight choreography in lieu of snappy editing or misleading camera work. We’ve come to appreciate each actor’s hard work with the training reels for movies like John Wick and Collateral, and speaking frankly, watching someone like Keanu Reeves practice his quick draw for hours on end is the perfect cure for whatever bad CGI ails you.

New ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ Photos Feature Some People Who Aren’t Named John Wick

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by Britt Hayes October 12, 2016 @ 11:46 AM
Lionsgate
Yeah, yeah, he’s thinking he’s back. That John Wick just can’t seem to stay retired, and according to a recent update, he’ll continue to remain un-retired for a third film. In the meantime, we have some new photos from John Wick: Chapter 2, which feature Keanu Reeves in a little of that neon lighting that suits him so well, along with some characters who aren’t named John Wick.

Keanu Reeves Just Can’t Stay Retired in the ‘John Wick Chapter 2’ Teaser Trailer

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by Matthew Monagle October 8, 2016 @ 2:28 PM
Lionsgate
These days it seems like every recognizable actor above the age of 50 is getting their own spin on the Taken franchise. As a result, not a lot of people batted an eye when it was announced that Keanu Reeves would be playing a retired contract killer in some mid-range action movie called John Wick. Imagine our collective surprise, then, when John Wick was not only not another Taken clone, but one of the best action movies of the decade. Fans were quick to clamor for another glimpse at the violent action and posh criminal underworld of the first film.

John Wick’s Got a New Dog in ‘John Wick: Chapter Two’ Images

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by Matt Singer September 28, 2016 @ 11:09 AM
Lionsgate
If there’s any recent movie that seems like an endlessly renewable resource, it’s John Wick. Just get the eternally youthful Keanu Reeves, give him some reason to be mad (in the first movie he had a dead dog to avenge), about 300 mobsters to shoot in the head, and let ’er rip for 95 minutes. Next year’s John Wick: Chapter 2 looks to continue the hitman’s saga with another journey into the dark underbelly of the assassin economy.

Keanu Reeves Is Dressed For Success in ‘John Wick: Chapter Two’ First Look

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by Britt Hayes September 21, 2016 @ 12:50 PM
Lionsgate
If you haven’t been paying attention to Twitter for the last hour (or if you’re an enlightened soul who manages to function without an account), then you may have missed the first official photo from John Wick: Chapter Two. Yeah, Keanu Reeves is thinking he’s back, and this time…he’s bringing his tailor. In all seriousness, we could use more action movies about sharp-dressed assassins with great hair who love dogs.

‘The Whole Truth’ Trailer: Keanu Plays a Devil’s Advocate

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by Matt Singer September 20, 2016 @ 10:42 AM
Lionsgate
There are many different sides to Keanu Reeves. There’s Action Keanu. There’s Sad Keanu. There’s Indifferent Keanu. There’s Surfer Keanu. There’s Sad Action Keanu. There’s Surfer Action Keanu. There’s Sad Surfer Action Keanu. And then there’s Lawyer Keanu, who returns to the screen this fall in the new legal thriller The Whole Truth.