John Wick Chapter 4: Donnie Yen Joins Cast

Deadline is exclusively reporting that Donnie Yen is the latest name to join the cast for the upcoming action film John Wick: Chapter 4.

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The report states that Donnie Yen (whose recent credits include Mulan and Ip Man 4: The Finale) will be playing the role of an old friend of Jon Wick’s, who shares his same history and many of the same enemies.

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The third film picked up immediately where Chapter Two finished off with John Wick on the run in Manhattan, as he’s a marked man after an unsanctioned killing at the New York City Continental. Whilst John Wick is excommunicado and fighting off the world’s most ruthless assassins as a $14m bounty is placed on his head, am Adjudicator from the High Table arrives to deliver severe consequences to those that helped John Wick assassinate the member of High Table, as well as to ensure John Wick is put down for good. The plotline for the fourth film is currently being kept under wraps.

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The script for Chapter 4 is written by Shay Hatten and Michael Finch, and is being directed by Chad Stahelski. Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee and Chad Stahelski serving as producers, and Keanu Reeves and Louise Rosner serving as executive producers. Production is scheduled to commence this summer, shooting on location in France, Germany and Japan.

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Donnie Yen will join Keanu Reeves and recently cast Rina Sawayama, with a cast that will likely include Ian McShane, Lance Reddick and Laurence Fishburne.