The John Wick franchise heads again to the Nineteen Seventies to verify in with the movie’s well-known lodge in The Continental. Peacock launched its first teaser trailer for the three-part occasion, set to reach later this yr.
The Continental follows a younger Winston Scott (Ambulance’s Colin Woodell) as he navigates life in Nineteen Seventies New York. The collection explores the acquainted lodge that serves as a secure haven for assassins. The Continental will give attention to Winston’s background and the way he ascended the ranks to change into the proprietor of the lodge. The official synopsis: “Winston charts a lethal course by the lodge’s mysterious underworld in a harrowing try to seize the lodge the place he’ll ultimately take his future throne.”
The highest-billed star is Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge), who performs a personality named Cormac. Gibson’s character is notably absent from the footage. Other than Woodell and Gibson, The Continental’s forged consists of Mishel Prada (Vida), Ben Robson (Vikings), Hubert Level-Du Jour (The Good Lord Chook), Nhung Kate (The Housemaid), Jessica Allain (Concern), Ayomide Adegun (The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes), Jeremy Bobb (Russian Doll), and Peter Greene (Pulp Fiction).
The Continental is developed, written, and produced by Greg Coolidge, Kirk Ward, and Shawn Simmons, who all labored on Prime Video’s Wayne. Albert Hughes (The Defiant Ones) serves because the director of the primary and third episodes, whereas Charlotte Brandstrom (The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy) directs episode two.
2023 has been a banner yr for the John Wick franchise. Chapter 4 has grossed over $300 million worldwide and may change into the highest-grossing movie within the franchise after its theatrical run. Along with The Continental, the franchise is receiving one other spinoff with the movie Ballerina, which comes out on June 7, 2024.
The Continental streams to Peacock in September 2023.