Ip Man Star Donnie Yen Joins ‘John Wick 4’ Cast
The deadline has learned in which Donnie Yen was cast Wick jeans 4.
Yen will play an old friend of Wick, played by Keanu Reeves, who not only shares a similar history, but also many of the same enemies. His previous credits in the United States include the 2020s MulanexXx: return by Xander Cageand Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. He is also popularly known as the star of the Ip-Man franchise.
“Donnie Yen will bring a vibrant and powerful energy to the franchise. We were determined to bring him on board for Wick jeans 4 and are thrilled to have the opportunity to have such major talent to collaborate with Keanu,” Wick jeans 4 producer Basil Iwanyk said in a statement.
Yen’s casting announcement comes shortly after he was announcement this singer Rina Sawayama would make her film debut in Wick jeans 4. Her role remains under wraps, as does the rest of the casting news surrounding the film.
Collider reports filming is set to begin this month and production is set to take place in Berlin, Paris, Japan and New York. The fourth installment will not include contributions from John Wick creator derek Kolstadwho recently wrote the script for two episodes of the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.
Wick jeans 4 was written by Michael Finch and Shay Hatten, who shared screenwriting credits with Kolstad for John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum. Although it wasn’t his decision to part ways with the franchise, Kolstad only wishes the best for everyone involved.
Lionsgate is considering a May 27, 2022 release date for Wick jeans 4.