‘John Wick: Chapter 3’ Gets May 2019 Release Date

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Courtesy of Lionsgate

Lionsgate has set a release for the Keanu Reeves action movie “John Wick: Chapter 3.” The film is expected to hit theaters on May 17, 2019 — the first title to land on the date.

The franchise has been a success for the studio with a combined $260 million in worldwide grosses and Lionsgate executives have indicated in recent months that they were planning a third movie. Both films were directed by Chad Stahelski from scripts written by Derek Kolstad with Reeves portraying a retired hitman seeking vengeance for the killing of his puppy, a gift from his late wife.

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How ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ Pulled Off a ‘Matrix’ Reunion With Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne

Both John Wick movies featured elaborate stunts and an impressive body count as Reeves fended off numerous gunmen out to do him in. The second film featured a “Matrix” reunion with Laurence Fishburne starring. Reeves and Fishburne starred in all three “Matrix” films as Neo and Morpheus, respectively.

David Leitch also co-directed the original but was not credited. Stahelski and Leitch played stunt doubles for Reeves in “The Matrix” trilogy.

Thunder Road’s Basil Iwanyk produced both movies. The original 2014 movie grossed $43 million domestically and $43 million internationally. “Chapter 2” launched this year and made $92 million in North America and $79 million overseas.

Leitch went on to direct the thriller “Atomic Blonde,” starring Charlize Theron, and is on the “Deadpool” sequel, which opens June 1.

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  1. Dalton Cruise says:

    I hope that’s better than the second one the second one’s was nothing but straight killing it didn’t have no emotional attachment unlike the first. We actually felt his loss and people deserved what they got.

  2. Shane says:

    Hope Pt. 3 takes JW back to Russia. Hope cross pollination w/ Matrix continues: Carrie Ann Moss would make a great former lover/assassin for JW to run into.

  3. Steven Stanford says:

    Awesome movies 1 & 2 3 will as well as long as it stays on point and not out of this world stunts like jumping cars from building to building we will see what happens!!

  4. Jacqueline stephenson says:

    I am so impressed by the incredible stunts you perform. Be safe!!

  5. Ginger says:

    May 2019!!!! I can’t wait that long….. I’m wearing out both John Wick dvds now. Can’t wait to see that handsome man again.

  6. Debra Long says:

    Kick-Ass! Keanu has taken on 1 helluva assassin action character & rocked it!

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