John Wick Universe Expands with TV Shows and Anime: Director Chad Stahelski Reveals Plans

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Renowned director Chad Stahelski known for his work on the John Wick film series recently shared exciting plans for expanding the John Wick universe. In an appearance on The Playlist’s The Discourse podcast Stahelski discussed upcoming projects including a new TV show and an anime series set in the action-packed world of John Wick.

TV Show Exploring The High Table

Stahelski hinted at a TV show that might delve into the mysterious organization known as The High Table which governs the clandestine world of assassins in John Wick. While separate from Peacock’s The Continental miniseries this new project aims to explore characters beyond John Wick and Winston Scott. Stahelski expressed enthusiasm for exploring the backgrounds of characters introduced in John Wick: Chapter 4, such as Donnie Yen and Rina Sawayama.

Anime Series Unveils New Storytelling Possibilities

The John Wick universe will also extend into the realm of anime offering unique storytelling opportunities. Stahelski emphasized the creative freedom anime provides to tell captivating stories that complement the existing narrative. The anime series is expected to showcase aspects of Wick’s world that are ideally suited for the animated format.

Diverse Media Ventures for John Wick Universe

Beyond the TV shows and anime series, the John Wick franchise has diversified across various media platforms. This includes video games like John Wick Hex and the upcoming Ballerina movie featuring Keanu Reeves’ character in a supporting role. While Stahelski briefly touched on his limited involvement in The Continental he praised the separate creative team for taking ownership of the project.

Continued Success of John Wick Universe

The John Wick films and The Continental: From the World of John Wick are already available for streaming on Peacock. Despite the confirmation of a fifth John Wick movie Stahelski recently indicated that for now, John Wick’s story has concluded. As the John Wick universe expands through TV and anime fans can anticipate thrilling new adventures and a deeper exploration of the beloved characters.


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