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Donnie Yen to Star in ‘John Wick’ Caine Spinoff Movie



Donnie Yen to Star in 'John Wick' Caine Spinoff Movie
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Lionsgate is creating a John Wick spinoff film round Donnie Yen’s Caine murderer character.

Yen will reprise his John Wick: Chapter 4 position within the untitled challenge set to shoot in Hong Kong in 2025. The franchise increasing movie, with no director but introduced, will observe the occasions of John Wick 4 as Caine has been free of his obligations to the Excessive Desk.

The challenge additionally follows Yen, a veteran Hong Kong motion hero, pushing again towards what he claimed have been Asian stereotypes within the unique script for John Wick 4. After some prodding, John Wick 4 director Chad Stahelski agreed to alter the identify and garments for Yen’s character. 

China-born Yen is a family identify internationally because of his vastly in style and acclaimed Ip Man film collection, and he has crossed over to Hollywood with outings in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which grossed over a billion {dollars}, and Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan. And Yen seems to have put his questioning of his John Wick universe character behind him.

“Engaged on John Wick: Chapter 4 was a unprecedented expertise. The rationale these movies resonate so deeply is as a result of, like myself, Chad, Basil and Erica push themselves to create motion, fights and stunts that aren’t solely thrilling, ingenious and creative, but in addition expressive of character, story and emotion. Caine is an unimaginable character with a haunted previous, and I’m excited to return to the position,” Yen mentioned in an announcement.

Stahelski is creating the spinoff film round Yen’s Caine character as a part of a lately introduced take care of Lionsgate to broaden the John Wick universe. The most recent film after the Ballerina spinoff might be overseen by the franchise producers, Thunder Street’s Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee and Stahelski, who produces by way of his 87Eleven Leisure manufacturing banner. 

The untitled Caine challenge has a screenplay being written by Robert Askins.

“From the second Donnie Yen appeared on display screen in John Wick: Chapter 4, he captivated audiences and created an genuine, emotional connection that left an indelible mark and had followers asking for extra,” Adam Fogelson, chair of the Lionsgate Movement Image Group, mentioned in his personal assertion.

Yen is represented by Unbiased Artist Group and by Peco Ng at Bullet Movies. Robert Askins is represented by WME and Grandview.