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John Wick: Chapter Two synopsis teases assassins and Italy

April 4th, 2016 by Dave Bowling Comments



Keanu Reeves’s snappily-dressed hitman John Wick is headed back into cinemas next February, in a follow-up to the original 2014 sleeper hit action movie.

So far, details of the production have been kept pretty much under wraps, inevitably fuelling speculation. Rumour has it that Wick will be heading to Europe, but director Chad Stahelski had been keeping very tight-lipped on all details about John Wick: Chapter Two.

Until, over the weekend, the production team released a press statement that included a brief synopsis:

Keanu Reeves returns in the sequel to the 2014 hit as legendary hitman John Wick who is forced to back out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to Rome where he squares off against some of the world’s deadliest killers.

So, Reeves, guns, explosions. You know it makes sense! It’s a formula the Wachowskis perfected with The Matrix, then royally screwed up with The Matrix Reloaded and especially The Matrix Revelations. Here’s hoping Stahelski and writer Derek Kolstad stick to what works here.

John Wick: Chapter Two is scheduled for release on 17 February 2017.

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Dave was born at an early age to parents of both sexes. He has been a self-confessed geek for as long as he can remember, having been raised through the 80s on a steady diet of Doctor Who, Star Trek, Red Dwarf and (sigh) Knight Rider. Throw the usual assortment of Saturday morning cartoons into the mix and we have something quite exceptional: someone with an encyclopaedic knowledge of utter tosh; a love of giant robots and spaceships fighting; and the strange desire to leap tall buildings in a single bound while wearing his underpants over his trousers. The death ray is currently in the works and one day you shall all bow to him, his giant space station and fleet of funky orange space shuttles...