The John Wick 4 director shared the three influences that helped shape the story of his upcoming action sequel
According to the director of john wickChad Stahelski, the fourth part of the tape was born from three very surprising and different influences among them that helped him complete the story of the former contract killer
“If you took The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, crossed it with Zatoichi, and added a Greek myth, you’d probably get something like this. And who else says those kinds of prayers? Now you know why I like doing John Wicks.”
very diverse films
The first influences he shared Stahelski, The good, the bad and the ugly, is a 1966 western film starring Clint Eastwood as the Man with No Name, one of three outlaws panning for gold buried in New Mexico during the Civil War. Secondly, Zatoichiwas created by the Japanese author Khan Shimozawa in 1948 and is based on the samurai tradition of Japan, which is another major influence on modern action filmmakers.
What will John Wick 4 be like?
The influences mentioned by Stahelski, indicate that the world of john wick It will not only tell something different, but it will merge into a western world and new settings never seen before in previous installments.
For his part, Laurence Fishburnewho will reprise his role as the mysterious Bowery King In the tape, he had already revealed that the script for the fourth part is superior to the entire franchise due to its ambitious scenes and the incorporation of funny characters. “From the way it opens, there’s like 3 or 4 really amazing scenes that are like, woah.”
Although much of the plot remains secret, it was revealed that the filming took place in Japan, Berlin, Paris and the city of New York. In addition, actors such as Clancy Brown (Dexter: New Blood) bill skarsgard (ITEM), scott adkins (Day Shift) and donnie yen (Ip Man).
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