Donnie Yen will join Keanu Reeves in the film John Wick 4, which is slated for release on May 27, 2022.
Chinese actor Donnie Yen will be joining Keanu Reeves in the upcoming film “John Wick 4”. Reported from GameSpot (4/6), Donnie Yen is rumored to be playing Wick’s old friend in the new film. However, there are no other details available about the character Donnie Yen will play.
“We are very fortunate to have Donnie Yen join the franchise. I can’t wait to work with him in this exciting new role,” director Chad Stahelski said in an official statement.
Producer Basil Iwanyk has also mentioned the presence of Donnie Yen in the upcoming “John Wick 4” film. “Donnie Yen will bring a lively and powerful energy to the franchise. We are determined to bring him to ‘John Wick 4’ and are excited for the opportunity to have such a great talent to collaborate with Keanu,” said Basil Iwanyk.
Meanwhile, Donnie Yen is one of the movie stars action most popular in China. He is best known for starring in the four “Ip Man” films, which tell the semi-fictional life story of Wing Chun practitioner Ip Man. Yen has also appeared in several films in Hollywood, including the films “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”.
Apart from Yen and Reeves, director Chad Stahelski recently also brought in Japanese-British pop star Rina Sawayama to star in the film “John Wick 4”. It is known that Chad Stahelski will also be in charge of producing the new sequel, in addition to directing it. While Shay Hatten and Michael Finch in charge of writing the script. It is planned that the film “John Wick 4” will premiere on May 27, 2022.