Blockbuster Movie Franchise Heads to TV

Jan 12, 2018  •  Post A Comment

A successful action film series is in the works to be made into a TV series, with the announcement today that Starz and Lionsgate are working on a “John Wick” adaptation.

Released in 2014, “John Wick” was both a critical and a commercial success, and was followed by “John Wick: Chapter 2” in 2017. A third feature film, “John Wick: Chapter 3,” is due for release in 2019.

The movies star Keanu Reeves in the title role as a retired hitman.

The new Starz series, “The Continental,” will be set in the John Wick universe, focusing on the inner workings of the exclusive Continental Hotel, which serves as a refuge for assassins. Many of the key behind-the-scenes players from the film series are on board.

Please click here for additional details in today’s announcement.

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