Anjelica Huston Reprises Role As John Wick For Ballerina Side Story
One of the things that has turned John Wick from an action movie to a modern legend is the way the films carefully build the assassin world around the protagonist. John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum introduced us to the character of Anjelica Huston’s Director. We now know that Huston will be returning for the upcoming spin-off, Ballerina, according to Hollywood Reporter.
Ballerina is currently in production. Ana de Armas starred with a screenplay by Shay Hatten directed by Len Wiseman. Like John Wick, Ballerina is a story of revenge—the details out there are pale.
In John Wick Chapter 3, Huston plays the Director, leader of the Ruska Roma. John goes to see her in that movie when he tries to escape from New York following the assassination of High Table member Santino at the end of John Wick Chapter 2. She acts as John’s mother, and also responsible for his training as well as that of his followers. According to the director, ballet dancers are shown in the film dancing when injured because “art is pain, life is pain”. Considering the title of the upcoming film, there’s a reason she could play such an important role.
John Wick himself, Keanu Reeves, will The report appears in the film, and Ian McShane is set to reprise his role as Winston, the neutral owner of the Continental, the hotel the assassins used while in New York for business. The hotel itself is receiving a spin-off series as well as a three-part mini-TV series. Continent Will Stream on Peacock in 2023 with the release of John Wick Chapter 4.
Lionsgate has yet to set a release date for Ballerina.
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