John Wick was a surprisingly amazing revenge flick. And it proved to jump start Keanu Reeve’s career right when he needed another post-Matrix hit. It wasn’t too shocking when a sequel was announced. Now we get our first look with the debut of the John Wick 2 trailer. And yeah, it looks pretty awesome.
I didn’t picture Reeves reinventing himself as this brutally efficient and deadly assassin, but it’s a good look. And just from the snippets we’re getting here, the action looks to be even crazier than the original.
The Wick 2 trailer showcases the new cast members from Common, Riccardo Scamarcio, Franco Nero, Ruby Rose, Bridget Moynahan and Laurence Fishburne. I’m glad to see Ian McShane and Lance Reddick back as well. That Assassin’s Guild Safe Zone hotel was a very cool subplot and I hope to see that further developed with the sequel.
My 2017 most-anticipated list is filling up pretty quickly. We’ve already got Star Wars: Episode 8, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Justice League, Wonder Woman, Thor: Ragnarok and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but John Wick 2 definitely warrants a spot on my list.
John Wick 2 comes to theaters Feb. 10.