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Entertainment Keanu Reeves to executive produce John Wick female led spin-off in Ballerina with Len Wiseman signed to direct

05:10  09 october  2019
05:10  09 october  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Keanu Reeves to executive produce John Wick female led spin - off in Ballerina with Len Wiseman signed to direct . There is already a John Wick 4 scheduled to be in theaters May 21, 2021, but there is are no storyline details yet available. The franchise began in 2014 and collectively

Len Wiseman , who produced the Reeves will return as an executive producer on Ballerina , which will be produced by Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee, and Chad Stahelski. Other talked about expansions to John Wick include The Continental, a television spin - off from EPs Stahelski and Reeves .

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The third film in the John Wick franchise opened earlier this year earning $323 million worldwide. 

Now Lionsgate is moving forward with an action spinoff, Deadline reported Tuesday, that will center on a young female assassin. 

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While there is no word on Keanu Reeves' involvement on-screen, he will be an executive producer on the Len Wiseman directed film. 

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Underworld creator Len Wiseman is set to direct the movie, with a script from Shay Hatten, who penned the third John Wick movie. It is unclear if this specific ballerina played by Phelan will actually be the lead in the upcoming movie; after all, there were multiple ballerinas at the school.

John Wick spin - off Ballerina with female assassin finds director. Len Wiseman , who produced the now-canceled Swamp Thing for DC Universe and helmed some of the Underworld movies, has been Reeves will return as an executive producer on Ballerina , which will be produced by Basil

Basil Iwyank, Erica Lee and Chas Stahleski will also serve as producers.  

Keanu Reeves wearing a suit and tie standing in front of a building: Spin off: Keanu Reeves will executive producer the spinoff Ballerina that will center on a young female assassin. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Spin off: Keanu Reeves will executive producer the spinoff Ballerina that will center on a young female assassin.

Ballerina was written on spec by Shay Hattan, who was a writer on John Wick: Chapter 3—Perabellum. 

Unity Phelan was in the third installment as Ballerina, though there is no word on who will take the lead role. 

Len Wiseman looking at the camera: Director: Len Wiseman is signed on to direct the spinoff © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Director: Len Wiseman is signed on to direct the spinoff

The news comes after the box office success earlier this year, making the film the highest grossing home entertainment title for Lionsgate in five years. Halle Berry, Kaurence Fishuburne and Asia Kate co-starred. 

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Len Wiseman will be directing Ballerina , the John Wick spinoff from Lionsgate to expand the action franchise's universe in a female - led project. The spinoff is produced by Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee, Keanu Reeves , and Chad Stahelski. In John Wick : Chapter 3 – Parabellum, John ( Keanu Reeves )

Exclusive: Lionsgate has set Len Wiseman to direct Ballerina , an action spinoff of the lucrative John Wick franchise. Ballerina focuses on a young The character was glimpsed in the last John Wick film and it isn’t clear at this point whether Reeves will be in the film though if he does it will be a cameo.

While Reeves will certainly return as the eponymous title character, along with Stahelski (Reeves' former stunt double on The Matrix) as the director, it remains unclear if other John Wick 3 characters will be back. 

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There is already a John Wick 4 scheduled to be in theaters May 21, 2021, but there is are no storyline details yet available. 

The franchise began in 2014 and collectively has earned $581 million worldwide. 

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Director Chad Stahelski said  'John may survive all this s**t, but at the end of it, there’s no happy ending. He’s got nowhere to go,' the director said in another interview with IndieWire.

'How do you f***ing want me to end it? Do you think he’s going to ride off into the f***ing sunset? He’s killed 300 fucking people and he’s just going to [walk away], everything’s okay?' the director added.

'He’s f***ed for the rest of his life. It’s just a matter of time,' Stahelski added.  

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