This image is the official promotional artwork of John Wick. Primarily, this artwork is promoting John Wick: Chapter 3. According to IMDB under the article, “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum – Company Credits”, IMDB.com states that “the rights for this image as well as John Wick belongs to Lions Gate Entertainment Inc., 87Eleven Action Design, Summit Entertainment, Thunder Road Pictures, and Morocco Film Production” (1). These are the production companies that are responsible for the creation of John Wick: Chapter 3. In addition to Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. who is responsible for the creation of the John Wick series. This image is on John Wick’s official Facebook page under the photo section, “Profile Pictures”.
John Wick has Made a Lasting Impression in the Action Genre of Film
Within the film industry, several film genres always seem to be incredibly popular. Generally, these popular genres are adventure, comedy, romance, and action. Without a doubt, action films can gain a huge audience. For instance, one incredibly popular action series is Star Wars. Just alone, this one franchise has made countless films, tv shows, and two entire generations of fans. That is the beauty when it comes to action films. Action films can easily grab our attention while bringing accelerating times. Another film that has gain a huge following due to its story and action is John Wick. The John Wick series follows an assassin name John Wick who is trying to avoid being captured. At first, this franchise seems like a lot of common avoiding police, assassin films. However, John Wick changes the typical formula with a fantastic story.
Without spoiling the franchise, these films follow John Wick’s journey as a target assassin. Through each of the films, the audience learns more about how John Wick comes to be who he is. As such, this franchise has a huge following of action film fans. Then on August 6, 2020, Lionsgate reveals that a John Wick: Chapter 5 just receive the green light for production. What could this news reveal about what is happening to this beloved franchise? Let us find out together. In this news article, we are going to examining the announcement of John Wick: Chapter 5 receiving a green light for production by Lionsgate’s.
John Wick: Chapter 5 is Coming Soon According to Lionsgate
John Wick fans can rejoice as a new John Wick: Chapter 5 is coming soon. According to an article written by Deadline name “’John Wick 5’ Confirmed By Lionsgate; Sequel Will Be Shot Back to Back With Fourth Installment”, Anthony D’Alessandro who’s the Editorial Director states that “John Wick: Chapter 5 receive the green light from Lionsgate to start the process of production with John Wick: Chapter 4” (2). Essentially, this news means that Lionsgate is proceeding forward with creating John Wick: Chapter 5. At the same time, Lionsgate hopes to work on John Wick: Chapter 4. Before this news, Lionsgate reveals that John Wick: Chapter 4 release date is changing.
According to Lionsgate’s official Twitter page under the post, “Be seeing you…on the big screen”, Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. states the fact that “John Wick: Chapter 4 is releasing on May 27, 2022” (1). Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, Lionsgate made the tough decision to move the release date to May 27, 2022. From what we see from this news, Lionsgate is going to be incredibly busy working on John Wick: Chapter 4 and Chapter 5. Currently, this is the only news that we have gotten regarding John Wick: Chapter 5. However, there is no doubt that more news will be developing in the months to come. For now, Lionsgate is working on two new films. Undoubtedly, this news is huge for John Wick fans.
Be seeing you… on the big screen. pic.twitter.com/ZXkKlgGYii
— Lionsgate (@Lionsgate) May 1, 2020
With This Reveal, John Wick Fans Can Rejoice with Two New Chapters in John Wick: Chapter 4 and John Wick: Chapter 5
In this news article, we thoroughly examine the announcement of John Wick: Chapter 5 is being made. Essentially, this news states the fact that Lionsgate just gave the green light for John Wick: Chapter 5. This means that Lionsgate is going to be incredibly busy for the next few years. Granted if everything stays on a steady course. Especially with the spread as well as dangers of COVID-19. Therefore, it’s incredibly important to stay up to date with all of the news of John Wick. Without a doubt, Lionsgate will keep fans and distributors up to date on the most recent news. With that said, there is a lot of content coming for the John Wick franchise. This means that fans of the John Wick series will be able to get back to back content of their favorite franchise.
Open for Discussion
Thank you for reading this review. Now, I want to hear from you guys because it’s discussion time. Are you a fan of the John Wick series? Is this news of a new John Wick incredibly exciting? Let us know in the comments below.
Undoubtedly, there is going to be a lot of information that will be coming out about John Wick: Chapter 5. With that, here are several social media sources to stay up to date on all news regarding the John Wick series. Firstly, this is the official Twitter for Lionsgate. Any news regarding John Wick will process through this Twitter. Additionally, here’s the official John Wick Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Any news articles, trailers, and behind-the-scenes news will go through these social media accounts. Defiantly check them out and follow each of them.
Furthermore, I did reference an article from Deadline name “‘John Wick 5’ Confirmed by Lionsgate; Sequel Will Be Shot Back To Back With Fourth Installment” written by Anthony D’Alessandro. If you want to read the whole article, make sure to follow this link to Deadline’s article.
If you like what you see here, make sure to follow this link to another news article I did about Star Wars bringing on new writers. In that review, I discuss in detail how LucasFilms and the Walt Disney Company are taking in new writers for the Star Wars franchise.
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D’Alessandro, Anthony. “’John Wick 5′ Confirmed By Lionsgate; Sequel Will Be Shot Back To Back With Fourth Installment.” Deadline, Deadline, 6 Aug. 2020, deadline.com/2020/08/john-wick-5-confirmed-by-lionsgate-sequel-will-be-shot-back-to-back-with-fourth-installment-1203006611/.
IMDB.com. “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum – Company Credits.” IMDb, IMDb.com, www.imdb.com/title/tt6146586/companycredits?ref_=tt_dt_co.
Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. “Be Seeing You… on the Big Screen.” Twitter, Twitter, 1 May 2020, twitter.com/Lionsgate/status/1256331796037292032.