By Paul Chavez For Dailymail.com
Published: 08:22 BST, 1 June 2020 | Updated: 20:11 BST, 1 June 2020
John Wick franchise director Chad Stahelski has revealed the next chapter starring Keanu Reeves will borrow from the third film Parabellum.
The 51-year-old director recently told The Hollywood Reporter that John Wick 4 starring Reeves, 55, will feature scenes that were cute from Parabellum, which earned $326.7 million at the worldwide box office.
'I like thematics. Obviously, you can see the influences of the old Westerns and the old Samurai films. All the Arthurian tales for chivalry and all that kind of stuff, back to that. We had a couple of overlapping thematics, and I stripped it down to the bare essentials,' Stahelski said.
Franchise director: Chad Stahelski, shown last September in Tokyo, has revealed the next chapter of John Wick starring Keanu Reeves will borrow from the third film Parabellum
'And there were two action sequences that we had really kind of conceived, but we just didn't have room for them. So, we pulled them from the movie. And I'd like to think that 90 percent of what I pulled, there's a place in John Wick 4 that I can definitely reinsert them,' he added.
Stahelski also was asked what changed since he said early during Parabellum that it would complete Wick's story.
'On every John Wick, there's literally been a day where Keanu and I have sat in the room with whatever writing team we're working with and we go, 'Okay, we're going to end it right here and that's it.' We're not looking for the Hollywood happy ending; we never have. At least for the Wicks, we've always liked mythology and fables, or something like that, that just kind of