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Keanu Reeves & The New ‘John Wick’ TV Show: What You Need To Know + Pics 🛵

‘The Continental’ spin-off from the popular film is set to hit our screens at home!

Keanu Reeves hit the big screen as retired assassin, John Wick, in 2014 and the hit movie is set to hit our home screens with a TV spin-off! Here are some fun facts you might not know:

Keanu Reeves carries his possessions in a plain drawstring bag as he leaves his hotel with wet hair and heads to set in Montreal! © Atlantic Images
Keanu Reeves carries his possessions in a plain drawstring bag as he leaves his hotel with wet hair and heads to set in Montreal! © Atlantic Images

1. Starz are developing the TV series on John Wick titled The Continental – the mysterious hotel in the movie. The show originally was going to focus on the prequel stories but now is set in the present day with parts of the past being revealed throughout.

2. According to Slashfilm.com Director Chad Stahelski and screenwriter Derek Kolstad first talked about the TV show saying: “We’d like to wrap-up the story we’re telling now and maybe save all our prequel ideas and impossible task ideas for that medium”.

Keanu Reeves took his Norton 750 Commando for a spin around Los Angeles wearing a black helmet, matching black sunglasses, a striped jacket, jeans and boots © Atlantic Images
Keanu Reeves took his Norton 750 Commando for a spin around Los Angeles wearing a black helmet, matching black sunglasses, a striped jacket, jeans, and boots © Atlantic Images

3. The title for the TV show is called The Continental ! The evidence is on IMDB.com which has a page on the new show explaining: “The television series will focus on the hotel chain that is home to the world’s league of assassins.”

4. The show won’t actually be about John Wick. Keanu Reeve’s character will make a cameo in the series according to Collider.com. 

Keanu Reeves was seen promoting his film To The Bone, which stars Keanu as an unconventional doctor attempting to cure the anorexia of a young woman, played by Lily Collins © Atlantic Images
Keanu Reeves was seen promoting his film To The Bone, which stars Keanu as an unconventional doctor attempting to cure the anorexia of a young woman, played by Lily Collins © Atlantic Images

5. Ian McShane, who plays the hotel manager Winston in the movies, might get a larger role.

6. According to the President of Original Programming for Starz, Carmi Zlotnick, the main character will be someone new: “I don’t want to give too much about the story away, but it’s somebody who is new to the world. His origin story, when you go back to the beginning, unknown to him, has some ties to the world.”

Keanu Reeves was pictured joking around pointing to a fan at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah © Atlantic Images
Keanu Reeves was pictured joking around pointing to a fan at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah © Atlantic Images

7. The Continental will be set in a hyper-real version of Los Angeles.

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Keanu Reeves was recently spotted carrying his possessions in a plain drawstring bag as he left his hotel with wet hair in Montreal, Canada!

The Matrix star was seen wearing a North Face jumper and jacket matched with his old cap, sporting the name of his motorcycle brand Arch! © Atlantic Images
The Matrix star was seen wearing a North Face jumper and jacket matched with his old cap, sporting the name of his motorcycle brand Arch! © Atlantic Images

The Matrix star was seen wearing a North Face jumper and jacket matched with his old cap, sporting the name of his motorcycle brand Arch!

Keanu Reeves is set to make a cameo in the new John Wicks TV Series called The Continental © Atlantic Images
Keanu Reeves is set to make a cameo in the new John Wicks TV Series called The Continental © Atlantic Images

Keanu Reeves was also spotted on his Norton 750 Commando motorbike as he cruised around the streets of Los Angeles. He was pictured in Brentwood heading towards Westwood village in the photo at the top of the page.

Keanu Reeves took his Norton 750 Commando for a spin around Los Angeles wearing a black helmet, matching black sunglasses, a striped jacket, jeans and boots © Atlantic Images
Keanu Reeves took his Norton 750 Commando for a spin around Los Angeles wearing a black helmet, matching black sunglasses, a striped jacket, jeans, and boots © Atlantic Images

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Written by CK Whittle

Manchester, Los Angeles, London, Vancouver and Cornwall. Senior Editor at Celeb WotNot and firm believer that chips belong in a fry-up.

His father founded one of the biggest news agencies in Britain and this excitable Mancunian is following in his footsteps.

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