John Wick 3: Parabellum

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John Wick 3: Parabellum
Directed by Chad Stahelski
Produced by
Written by
Music by
Cinematography Dan Laustsen
Edited by Evan Schiff
Distributed by Lionsgate
Release date
  • May 17, 2019 (2019-05-17) (United States)
Country United States
Language English

John Wick 3: Parabellum is an upcoming American neo-noir action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski and written by Derek Kolstad, Chris Collins & Marc Abrams, and Shay Hatten[1]. It is the third installment in the John Wick film series following John Wick and John Wick: Chapter 2. The film stars Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, Hiroyuki Sanada, Common, Lance Reddick, Mark Dacascos, Boban Marjanovic and Laurence Fishburne. It is scheduled to be released on May 17, 2019 by Lionsgate.


John Wick is still on the run following his killing of a High Table member inside The Continental, and with a $14 million global contract out on his life. Banned from any company services, John must fight and kill his way out of New York.[2]


Additionally, Hiroyuki Sanada has been cast in Main antagonist, and Yayan Ruhian, Cecep Arif Rahman, Tiger Hu Chen, Boban Marjanović, Vladimir and Vlado Mihailov, Danish Bhatt, and Candace M. Smith have been cast as assassins.


In October 2016, Chad Stahelski, who directed the two prior films, stated that a third film in the John Wick series was in the works,[3] and in June 2017 it was reported that Derek Kolstad, who wrote the two prior films, would return to write the screenplay.[4] In January 2018, it was reported that Stahelski would return to direct with Hiroyuki Sanada in talks to join the cast.[5] Later, it was revealed that Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, Common, Laurence Fishburne, and Lance Reddick would reprise their roles from previous John Wick films.[6] In May 2018, Halle Berry, Anjelica Huston, Asia Kate Dillon, Mark Dacascos, Jason Mantzoukas, Yayan Ruhian, Cecep Arif Rahman, and Tiger Hu Chen joined the cast.[7][8][9]

Filming began in May 2018 in New York City and Montreal, along with the additional filming locations of Russia and Spain.[6][10]


John Wick 3: Parabellum is scheduled to be released on May 17, 2019 by Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment.[11]


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  2. ^ "First 'John Wick Chapter 3' Promo Poster and Synopsis Revealed". Collider. April 25, 2018. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  3. ^ Page, Aubrey (October 10, 2016). "'John Wick 3' Already in the Works, Reveals Director Chad Stahelski; 'Chapter 2' Details Teased". Collider. Archived from the original on September 15, 2017. Retrieved September 15, 2017.
  4. ^ Kit, Borys (June 1, 2017). "'John Wick 3' Brings Back Writer Derek Kolstad (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on September 15, 2017. Retrieved September 15, 2017.
  5. ^ Romano, Nick. "John Wick 3 brings back Chad Stahelski to direct". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved January 19, 2018.
  6. ^ a b Marc, Christopher (February 14, 2018). "'John Wick: ' Begins Filming In April, Slightly Earlier Than Expected - Omega Underground". Retrieved February 16, 2018.
  7. ^ "'John Wick: Chapter 3' Casts Halle Berry". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  8. ^ Dave McNary (2018-05-21). "'John Wick: Chapter 3' Adds Halle Berry, Anjelica Huston". Variety. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  9. ^ Anita Busch (2018-05-21). "Halle Berry, Anjelica Huston Join Returning Cast For 'John Wick". Deadline. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  10. ^ HEMMERT, KYLIE (May 8, 2018). "John Wick: Filming Starts with Behind-the-Scenes Photos". Retrieved May 8, 2018.
  11. ^ "John Wick: Chapter Three Release Date Set for 2019". September 14, 2017. Retrieved September 15, 2017.

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