A couple of days earlier, Michael B. Jordan exposed that part of the motivation for the battles in Creed III originated from anime. And it appears that the effective John Wick legend likewise has a strong base originating from popular Japanese animations.

The impact of Japanese movie theater on western action movies is absolutely nothing brand-new; In reality, it is rather typical. However, the development in appeal of anime, in specific, appears to be settling in movies and series that include melee fight or heavy battling, such as the Creed and John Wick franchises.

In a current chat with Total Film (by means of CBR), titular star Keanu Reeves exposed part of the motivation behind the effective legend that will launch its 4th movie:

“Japanese anime and Japanese filmmaking have definitely been something I’ve loved and have been influenced by. And bushido is definitely a theme in our film – you know, the code of the samurai – so, from the outside, it feels like a great fit, the idea of honor and sacrifice. There’s definitely a strong Japanese influence.”

Everything We Know About John Wick: Chapter 4


The conclusion of 2019’s John Wick: Chapter Three– Parabellum discovered Reeves’ hit man partnering with Laurence Fishburne’s “Bowery King” to handle the High Table, a.k.a. the council of criminal offense lords who state what goes (and who passes away!) in the criminal underworld. In John Wick: Chapter 4, Reeves’ character reveals a course to beating the High Table, however prior to he can make his flexibility, Wick should take on versus a brand-new opponent with effective alliances around the world.

In addition to Reeves and Fishburne, some other noteworthy John Wick franchise veterans are returning for this most current entry. Ian McShane will repeat the function of Winston, owner of the Continental Hotel, and Lance Reddick will when again play the Continental’s concierge, Charon.

As for franchise newbies, It and Barbarian star Bill Skarsg ård is representing a member of the High Table with the appropriately highfalutin title of the Marquis de Gramont, while martial arts star Donnie Yen is an old pal of Wick with whom he shares both a history and a lot of the very same opponents. The cast likewise consists of Hiroyuki Sanada, Shamier Anderson, Rina Sawayama, and Scott Adkins.

John Wick: Chapter 4 gets here in theaters onMar 24.