news culture Amazon Prime Video: the deadliest killer in cinema arrives on the SVOD service
The summer promises to be strong in action on the side of Amazon Prime Video. The indestructible John Wick franchise is moving to the SVOD platform with its entire trilogy. Stunts, fights and shootouts guaranteed!
- John Wick, the legendary assassin
- The trilogy is coming to Amazon Prime Video
- A sequel and an upcoming series
John Wick, the legendary assassin
The John Wick franchise is an action trilogy, directed by former stuntman Chad Stahelski, and brought to life by Keanu Reeves. John Wick is a former contract killer, and one of the best, nicknamed in the middle Baba Yaga. As he struggles to mourn his wife, he crosses paths with a group of gangsters who steal his 1969 Mustang and kill his puppy Daisy, his wife’s last gift. Blinded by his desire for revenge, John Wick returns to service and leaves on the track of the gang of thieves who had the misfortune to attack him. He thus returns to the world of the night, where allies and enemies await him. Three films are currently released: John Wick (2014), John Wick 2 (2017) and John Wick: Parabellum (2019).
The trilogy is coming to Amazon Prime Video
The John Wick trilogy is coming for the first time on SVOD and this is the platform Amazon Prime Video which has hosted the franchise since June 6, 2022. The opportunity to discover or rediscover, because we never get tired of it, the film series, and an excellent role from Keanu Reeves. The trilogy has its share of characters as remarkable as they are dangerous, in the service of a simple but well-paced scenario. The action scenes are particularly memorable, with spectacular choreographies.
A sequel and an upcoming series
A fourth film has been announced by Chad Stahelski even before the release of John Wick: Parabellum. Scheduled for 2021 and postponed due to Covid-19, the film will finally be released next year, on March 22, 2023 in France. Before that, we should find out a prequel series titled The Continentalthe release of which is simply announced for 2022 on the American channel Starz. The series explores the origins of the Continental hotel, the main setting of the John Wick franchise, and will follow the path of a young Winston Scott, before he became its manager. The lack of announcements about it could indicate a postponement of the release date, unless the series airs at the end of the year.