The John Wick prequel sequence is ready to launch in 2023, on the NBC subscription service, Peacock. The Continental, a three-part sequence set within the Continental Resort, was initially set to launch on Starz. Peacock has since acquired the sequence together with the rights to the John Wick trilogy.
The Continental is an origin story for the lodge, which is a secret refuge for assassins that serves as a setting all through the John Wick films. The Continental Resort is impartial territory, which makes it a pure website for conferences and parlays between lethal brokers of the underworld.
The story is advised from the angle of Winston Scott, portrayed by Colin Woodell (The Purge) , as he arrives in New York Metropolis to take up his place because the Continental’s new supervisor. The present takes place in 1975, so it is a a lot youthful model of the character within the films performed by Ian McShane within the movies. Youthful variations of Charon and Charlie, portrayed by Ayomide Adegun (The Starvation Video games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes) and Peter Greene (Pulp Fiction), are additionally a part of the ensemble. There’s additionally a brand new solid of characters, performed by Ben Robson, Hubert Level-Du Jour, Jessica Allain (The Texas Chainsaw Bloodbath), Mishel Prada (Worry the Strolling Lifeless) and Nhung Kate. Mel Gibson has additionally been solid on the present, regardless of the actor having an notorious previous of each accusations of home violence, in addition to a historical past of utilizing anti-Semitic, racist, homophobic, and misogynistic language.
The subsequent movie within the franchise, John Wick: Chapter 4, is scheduled for theatrical launch in March 2023.