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Donnie Yen Set To Join Keanu Reeves In ‘John Wick 4’

today5 June 2021

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Chinese actor Donnie Yen has been set by director Chad Stahelski to star alongside Keanu Reeves in the action-thriller “John Wick 4” for Lionsgate.

Donnie Yen will play the character of an old friend of Keanu Reaves’ John Wick, who relates to the same history and set of enemies.

 

 

“We are very lucky to have Donnie Yen join the franchise,” said Stahelski. “I am looking forward to working with him in this exciting new role.”

Basil Iwanyk, the producer of the film said, “Donnie Yen will bring a vibrant and powerful energy to the franchise. We were determined to bring him on board to John Wick 4 and are thrilled for the opportunity to have such a major talent to collaborate with Keanu.”

 

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Being one of the most successful actors from the East, Donnie Yen is famous for his unique style of screen combat. He is popular worldwide for his roles in films such as xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and the IP Man franchise.

John Wick 4 is written by Shay Hatten and Michael Finch. Meanwhile, the film is produced by Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee and Stahelski, with Reeves and Louise Rosner executive producers. The project begins production this summer shooting on location in France, Germany and Japan. Yen’s casting follows Lionsgate setting Japanese-British pop superstar Rina Sawayama for a lead role.

 

 

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With the two icons starring in the film, John Wick 4 is bound to be an action-packed thriller that is sure to get your blood pumping. We certainly can’t wait for this film to be released!

*Cover Image Credits: syfy.com

Written by: Mifzal Malik


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