Donnie Yen recently confirmed that he would be returning to the John Wick franchise, with John Wick 4 set to release in 2021. The actor took to his social media accounts and posted a video confirming the news. He also revealed some casting details, including Laurence Fishburne’s return as well as Halle Berry in an unspecified role. We take a look at what we know about this film so far!
In this article, we discuss what we know so far about upcoming release dates for both The Matrix and John Wick franchises, including casting information from Donnie Yen himself. Be sure to subscribe below if you want future updates sent straight to your inbox!
Release Date for John Wick Chapter 4:
The initial release date for The Matrix 4 was supposed to be today. The first announcement about John Wick: Chapter 4 suggested they were aiming for May 21, 2021, for a release date. Today could have been the day where both The Matrix 4 and John Wick 4 were released in theatres, both on the same day. The latest batch of re-scheduled release notes suggests we’ll have The Matrix 4 in December of 2021, while John Wick 4 will be released in May of 2022.
Donnie Yen Statements about John Wick 4 Castings:
Donnie Yen has been speaking about the castings for John Wick: Chapter Four. He said; that he doesn’t know who will be in it or what his role is; going to be, but apparently, he’s met with all of them, and they’re great actors. It sounds like DonnieYen; is really happy; with how everyone; turned out!
The John Wick series; is a hugely popular one, so it’s no surprise that the castings for its upcoming sequel are getting into the discussion. Donnie Yen has been speaking about his feelings on the cast of Chapter Four, and he sounds pleased! He doesn’t know anything other than what his role will be in the film aside from meeting all of them before they’ve started filming- but apparently, everyone sounded good to him anyway! We’ll have to wait until release day to see if we can agree with him or not.
DonnieYen also said that there were “a lot more Asians” being considered for this film which might sound like a weird thing at first- but hearing how excited he made us feel pretty great about seeing more representation in the film.
Casting for John Wick Chapter Four is still underway, and it’s unclear when an official release date will be announced, but filming begins this Fall!
What we know about John Wick Chapter 4:
– Donnie Yen Will be in the film!
– Filming begins this Fall!
– Plot unknown, but it might have a lot more Asians to represent.
– Release date still unclear.
There’s not much information about John Wick Chapter Four yet, but we’ll keep you updated on any new developments as soon as they come out! In the meantime…maybe check out some of these other fun articles?
Producers and Directors Reaction to the casting of Donnie Yen:
“We are very lucky to have Donnie Yen join the franchise,” said Stahelski. “I am looking forward to working with him in this exciting new role.”
Added Iwanyk: “Donnie Yen will bring a vibrant and powerful energy to the franchise. We were determined to bring him on board to John Wick 4 and are thrilled for the opportunity to have such a major talent to collaborate with Keanu.”
Yen is represented by Artist International Group.
Frequently Asked Questions about John Wick Chapter 4 and Donnie Yen casting in the movie:
Who will star alongside Keanu Reeves and Donnie Yen?
We don’t know who else will star in the movie at this time right now–but we can stay tuned to find out soon enough! Keep an eye on your favorite celebs’ social media accounts for more information as well. We’ll keep you posted with any new updates about casting decisions or other details of the film here, too, just so you’re aware 🙂
Is John Wick Chapter 4 worth watching?
Yes, it is! John Wick Chapter Three was fantastic and had some really awesome action sequences that you won’t want to miss. It’ll be a brilliant film for Donnie Yen fans too as he stars in the movie alongside Keanu Reeves–and we know how amazing of an actor Donnie Yen definitely is.
What are your thoughts on this casting decision?
We’re so excited about seeing what Donnie’s role will be like when he joins Keanu Reeves’ side for part four! We can’t wait to see more details about the sequel release date or anything else they share with us. Hopefully, one day soon, we’ll get our hands on any kind of teaser trailer from the film because just knowing there’s going to be another movie is pretty awesome!
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