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Keanu Reeves to appear in John Wick spin-off series

John Wick: Chapter 3 doesn’t hit theaters until 2019, but fans can catch Keanu Reeves’ ex-hitman in Starz’s small-screen spin-off of the successful franchise called The Continental.

‘You can expect to see him at some point of the series,’ Starz programming head Carmi Zlotnik said Friday at the TCA winter press tour – according to Deadline.

The evergreen 53-year-old will also executive produce the show centered around the Continental Hotel, the JW unverse’s refuge for Los Angeles’ criminal underworld.

  

Locked and loaded: John Wick: Chapter 3 doesn’t hit theaters until 2019, but fans can catch Keanu Reeves’ ex-hitman in Starz’s small-screen spin-off of the successful franchise called The Continental

Producer-writer Chris Collins (Sons of Anarchy, The Wire, The Man in the High Castle) pens The Continental and serves as showrunner.

Original director Chad Stahelski – a former stuntman – will helm the premiere.

The first two John Wick films were both critically-acclaimed and amassed a combined $260.3M at the box office worldwide, as well as spawning a virtual reality mobile game.  

Starz programming head Carmi Zlotnik said Friday at the TCA winter press tour: 'You can expect to see him at some point of the series'

Starz programming head Carmi Zlotnik said Friday at the TCA winter press tour: ‘You can expect to see him at some point of the series’

'Are you ready?' The evergreen 53-year-old will also executive produce the show centered around the Continental Hotel, the JW unverse's refuge for Los Angeles' criminal underworld

‘Are you ready?’ The evergreen 53-year-old will also executive produce the show centered around the Continental Hotel, the JW unverse’s refuge for Los Angeles’ criminal underworld

'Fantastic': Producer-writer Chris Collins (The Man in the High Castle) pens The Continental and serves as showrunner, while original director Chad Stahelski will helm the premiere

‘Fantastic’: Producer-writer Chris Collins (The Man in the High Castle) pens The Continental and serves as showrunner, while original director Chad Stahelski will helm the premiere

Smash: The first two John Wick films were both critically-acclaimed and amassed a combined $260.3M at the box office worldwide, as well as spawning a virtual reality mobile game

Smash: The first two John Wick films were both critically-acclaimed and amassed a combined $260.3M at the box office worldwide, as well as spawning a virtual reality mobile game

Smash: The first two John Wick films were both critically-acclaimed and amassed a combined $260.3M at the box office worldwide, as well as spawning a virtual reality mobile game

Reeves will also reprise his small-screen role as deceased stuntman Tex Johnson in the second season of Swedish Dicks, premiering later this year on Lionsgate TV.

The Beirut-born Canadian was last seen at Madeo in West Hollywood Tuesday with artist and photographer Alexandra Grant.

The To the Bone actor has reportedly known his 44-year-old silver fox ever since he contributed poetry to her 2011 book, Ode to Happiness.

Premiering later this year! Reeves will also reprise his small-screen role as deceased stuntman Tex Johnson in the second season of Swedish Dicks on Lionsgate TV

Premiering later this year! Reeves will also reprise his small-screen role as deceased stuntman Tex Johnson in the second season of Swedish Dicks on Lionsgate TV

Silver fox: The Beirut-born Canadian was last seen at Madeo in West Hollywood Tuesday with 44-year-old artist and photographer Alexandra Grant (L)

Silver fox: The Beirut-born Canadian was last seen at Madeo in West Hollywood Tuesday with 44-year-old artist and photographer Alexandra Grant (L)



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