John Wick 2 Starts Shooting This Fall

Keanu’s keeping busy to take his mind off the Point Break reboot he’s not in. 

John Wick 2, the tentatively-titled sequel to the 2014 revenge thriller, is set to start shooting this fall, with Keanu Reeves back as a retired assassin bent on revenge.

The original John Wickwas a sleeper success: It made nearly $80 million on a $20 million budget, and was a hit with critics. In the first film, Wick went after the Russian gangsters who stole his car and killed his dog, a gift from his recently deceased wife. No word yet on the plot of the sequel, which will be co-directed by Chad Stahelski and David Leitch.

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“With such tremendous fan and critical support for John Wick, we knew that there was still so much more of this story to tell,” Lionsgate’s President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions said in a statement this spring announcing the sequel. “We are thrilled that Keanu, David and Chad have re-teamed with us and promise to bring audiences even more excitement the second time around.”

Here’s a fun bit of trivia: Stahelski and Leitch worked as stunt doubles in The Matrix series.