Starz working on a series set in the ‘John Wick’ universe

By on January 12, 2018

Jan. 12 (UPI) — Starz is creating The Continental, a Chris Collins-penned drama linked to Keanu ReevesJohn Wick film franchise.

The possible series would center of attention on a resort that serves as a refuge for assassins in a “hyper-actual model of los angeles.”

Collins would serve as showrunner if the pilot will get picked up and Reeves is on board as a producer, but the cable network didn’t say if he is anticipated to act in the venture.

No casting has been announced but.

Chad Stahelski — who directed the primary two John Wick blockbusters and is poised to helm the 1/3 — is predicted to direct the pilot.

The undertaking was once announced Friday with the aid of Starz President and Chief Government Officer Chris Albrecht on the Television Critics Association Wintry Weather 2018 Press Tour.

“This sequence is really unlike the rest on TV,” Albrecht mentioned. “The Continental promises to incorporate the thunderous battle sequences and intensely staged shootouts between skilled assassins and their ambitions that fans have come to predict in the John Wick movie franchise, as well as introducing some new, darkly compelling characters who inhabit this underground world.”

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