John Wick: The Continental Finale to Have ’57 Minutes’ of Non-Stop Action

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By Black Widow

In an exciting interview with Den of Geek, the creative team behind the John Wick series discussed the highly-anticipated prequel show, The Continental, and its action-packed finale that promises to be 57 minutes of relentless action.

Executive producer Basil Iwanyk, known for his involvement in blockbuster action films like The Expendables and Sicario, is leading the charge alongside director Albert Hughes (The Book of Eli) to create a unique spinoff that stands out from the crowd.

A Stunt Crew to Rival the Best: 87-Eleven Action Design

To ensure top-notch action sequences, Iwanyk and Hughes brought on board the esteemed 87-Eleven Action Design studio.

With a track record that includes The Hunger Games, The Bourne Legacy, Deadpool 2, and previous John Wick films, this studio is well-regarded for its dynamic and realistic fight choreography.

The star of the show, Keanu Reeves, renowned for his iconic roles including Neo in The Matrix, underwent rigorous training in kickboxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and weaponry to embody the role of the lethal assassin.

The Continental’s Ambitious Format: Three Episodes of Intense Action

Scheduled for release in September 2023 on Peacock in the US and Prime Video in the UK, The Continental is set to comprise three hour-long episodes.

The creative team, while leaving room for a potential sequel series, emphasizes the importance of making the show stand on its own merits while still being recognizable as a John Wick TV spinoff. The success of future installments hinges on the reception of this action-packed prequel.

Get ready for heart-pounding action as the John Wick universe expands with The Continental. Executive producer Basil Iwanyk and director Albert Hughes, supported by the talented 87eleven Action Design, are set to deliver a gripping finale filled with 57 minutes of continuous excitement.

Starring the iconic Keanu Reeves, this prequel series is primed to captivate audiences with its unique action style and bring the world of John Wick to a whole new level. Don’t miss the release in September 2023 on Peacock in the US and Prime Video in the UK, and witness the birth of a thrilling new chapter in the John Wick saga.