Keanu Reeves and John Wick are back and will starting filming the sequel to the first film this fall. Thunder Roads Pictures confirmed that John Wick 2 will begin shooting this fall, with directors David Leitch and Chad Stahelski returning. Screenwriter Derek Kolstad is returning to pen the sequel as well.
According to Stahelski and Leitch, they have been in development as far back as February, here’s what Stahelski had to say about the upcoming film.
“We have ideas for days and without blinking twice we know we can outdo the action from the original. It’s the matter of story and how much you like the character. That’s always the most important. If there’s great action but you have a character that no one likes and doesn’t have charisma you’re not going to watch it. Look at any great action star, whether it’s Harrison Ford or Liam Neeson or Robert Downey Jr., pick a name, you love the guy first. Good action, bad action, you just love them in action. So we want to make sure we have a story and a character that everybody loves and then we’ll dress it with action that we promise will be awesome.”