John Wick 4: Keanu Reeves 'done' as franchise's future laid bare

Keanu Reeves is reportedly no longer wanting to do more John Wick movies after his latest work in John Wick: Chapter 4

By Betty Cruise March 15, 2023
Keanu Reeves has reportedly decided to press pause after his work in John Wick 4 

It may be the last of the John Wick series as Keanu Reeves plans to retire his weapons.

This revelation emerged when John Wick: Chapter 4 director Chad Stahelski spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the future of the explosive franchise.

He went on to reveal that Reeves and himself were temporarily "done" considering the amount of work went into the movie with is expansive run time and life-threatening stunts.

"In our minds, Keanu and I are done for the moment. We're going to give John Wick a rest," he said.

"I'm sure the studio has a plan," Chad said.

"If everyone loves it and it goes kooky, then we’ll take a quiet minute. Wicks always, for some weird reason, always get the latest release date in Japan.

"It’s always like, three months later. If it’s the same this time, we’ll do a Japanese tour and release the movie in September.

"Keanu and I will take the long trip to Tokyo, we’ll sit in the Imperial Hotel Scotch Bar and go, 'What do you think?' We’ll have a couple 20-year-old whiskies and write some ideas on napkins.

"If those ideas stick, maybe we’ll make a movie."

Though this may send John Wick fans into a dizzy Reeves has clarified his love for the character and the franchise so even though a pause is heartbreaking news, there is still hope for a future.

"I like his humor, I like his will, I like his grief and it's really fun to play him in these films, these films are fun," the actor told Metro.

"I try really hard, but with John, you have to try just a little bit harder."