Len Wiseman to helm John Wick spinoff Ballerina for Lionsgate
Deadline is reporting that Len Wiseman (Underworld, Total Recall, Live Free or Die Hard) can be directing Ballerina, the John Wick spinoff from Lionsgate to increase the motion franchise’s universe in a female-led venture.
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Ballerina focuses on a younger feminine murderer who seeks revenge in opposition to the individuals who killed her household. Shay Hatten (Army of the Dead, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum) wrote the script. The film can be overseen by James Myers for Lionsgate.
The spinoff is produced by Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee, Keanu Reeves, and Chad Stahelski. In John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, John (Keanu Reeves) comes throughout what might be the titular ballerina, or, at the least, the place the brand new character possible comes from.
The authentic John Wick, directed by David Leitch and Chad Stahelski, hit theaters 2014 and located an instantaneous fanbase. A first sequel, John Wick: Chapter Two, hit theaters in 2017. In it, John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is pressured again out of retirement by a former affiliate plotting to seize management of a shadowy worldwide assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to assist him, John travels to Rome the place he squares off in opposition to a few of the world’s deadliest killers. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum launched earlier this 12 months and adopted John happening the run as he’s being hunted for a worldwide $14 million greenback open contract on his life and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The film earned greater than $323 million on the worldwide field workplace.
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Lionsgate is creating John Wick 4, which is scheduled to arrive in theaters on May 21, 2021. There can be a tv spinoff prequel collection within the works from Starz, titled The Continental.