Many movie fans believe Keanu Reeves delivers some of the best work of his career in the John Wick movies. Last year, it was revealed that the John Wick trilogy was expected to continue for two more installments with Reeves reprising his role. Now, as first reported by Deadline, the enigmatic performer will be joined in the cast by singer-songwriter Rina Sawayama.
The role in the fill will serve as Sawayama’s acting debut. After signing a major recording contract in 2020, she released her debut studio album, Sawayama to widespread critical acclaim. Sawayama also has an existing working relationship with Elton John, who called the album “the strongest album of the year so far.” Sawayama took to Twitter to express her excitement to work on the movie.
— RINA SAWAYAMA (@rinasawayama) May 27, 2021
Chad Stahelski, who helmed the first three films, will return to direct John Wick: Chapter 4. Additionally, the script hails from John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum scribe Shay Hatten and Michael Finch (Hitman: Agent 47).
In a statement, Stahelski reveals his excitement to bring Rina Sawayama into the John Wick universe. “I’m so glad to have Rina on board to make her feature film debut in John Wick: Chapter 4,” Stahelski said. “She’s an incredible talent who’ll bring so much to the film.”
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