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Wickin' Ass: The 10 Hardest-Hitting John Wick Fight Scenes, Ranked

We thought Keanu Reeves’ crowning achievement in film was The Matrix series; until he came out with John Wick, and we all realized things only got bigger and better. There have been three films to date, but John Wick’s popularity is such that a fourth film and a TV series have been commissioned to grow this universe larger.

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The perfect formula created by the series was its use of neo-noir as a theme, where the fight scenes were intense and employed long shots that hardly cut away, making these sequences gritty and up close. Since all the John Wick films have this kind of hard-hitting fight scenes, we’ve compiled the 10 best. None of these are bad in any way, and they all firmly carry the theme of each individual movie as well as the series at large.
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Here’s How Keanu Reeves Could Look As The McU’s Ghost Rider

Keanu Reeves may have been around Hollywood for decades, but it sure does look like his popularity isn’t cooling off anytime soon. In fact, one could say it’s reignited in recent years. The Matrix Trilogy may be long behind us, sure, but the John Wick series and subsequent roles in Toy Story 4 and Cyberpunk 2077 have managed to further capture the interest of the veteran actor’s fanbase.

Having said that, it’s no wonder he’s been sought for some sort of position in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Actually, Kevin Feige and company routinely ask Reeves to sign up, but he’s yet to comply. Still, hope springs eternal.

As you may have heard, True Believers far and wide have begun contemplating which Marvel character Keanu should play. Already, a petition has been started to have him suit up as Wolverine, though a case for having him
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Marvel Studios Approaches Keanu Reeves For Nearly Every Movie They Make

Marvel Studios Approaches Keanu Reeves For Nearly Every Movie They Make
These days, it sure does seem like folks far and wide are catching Keanu Reeves Fever. Actually, it’s highly understandable because the guy has a number of box office hits and cult classics under his belt. After making a name for himself in the Bill & Ted movies, he then went on to star in Speed and The Matrix Trilogy, the latter of which remains a personal favorite of this writer. More recently, the John Wick series has won over audiences with its stylish action scenes and gorgeous cinematography. Oh yeah, there’s also the fact that Keanu just happens to be a really likable fella.

Knowing this, it’s no wonder that Kevin Feige and the rest of the brass over at Marvel Studios see Reeves as a hopeful addition to their cinematic universe. In fact, the head honcho said this in a recent interview:

“We talk to him
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Who Is Keanu Reeves Playing In Cyberpunk 2077?

Many people have said that the role of Rockerboy, which Keanu Reeves will take on the Cyberpunk 2077 movie, fits him perfectly.

E3 2019 came with the revelation that the 2020 release date for Cyberpunk 2077 still stands. But this is not the part that caught the attention of the fans in attendance. People were captivated by the news that none other than Keanu Reeves will be starring in the planned game. He has, along with a lot of like-minded actors, going to be a part of the impressive cast. But more to the fact is the news that the actor’s role has been revealed too, and information reaching us has it that he will take on the iconic role of Johnny Silverhand.

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Now, the role of Johnny Silverhand in the game is one that the Cyberpunk lore holds in high esteem.
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From ‘Billions’ to ‘John Wick 3,’ Asia Kate Dillon Makes Hollywood Theirs

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From ‘Billions’ to ‘John Wick 3,’ Asia Kate Dillon Makes Hollywood Theirs
Who would have guessed that “Billions,” a cutthroat and hedonistic look at Wall Street hedge fund magnates and the politicians gunning for them, would deliver a groundbreaking representation of gender non-binary identities? Certainly not Asia Kate Dillon, who portrays non-binary investment wunderkind Taylor Mason on the Showtime series and also identifies as non-binary off-screen. The term “non-binary” encompasses a spectrum of gender identities that embraces fluidity, or does not acknowledge any conventions of gender at all. Typically, non-binary people reject traditional male and female pronouns like “he/him” and “she/her” in favor of pronouns like “they/them/theirs.”

They are also almost entirely invisible in mainstream content. “There’s a silver-lining aspect of ‘Billions’ being a teaching tool about gender identity that myself or my character might be a bridge toward understanding,” Dillon says. “I think understanding creates hope.”

What’s most significant about Dillon’s work over four
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‘Destination Wedding’ With Keanu Reeves & Winona Ryder – Home Release Details

Check your baggage! The home release details for Destination Wedding, the Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder romantic comedy (which we rather liked) have been revealed. The film is set for digital download on 21st June, and then a DVD bow on 1st July.

Here is the official synopsis:

Fresh from their incredible successes in the John Wick films and Stranger Things respectively, Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder, previously seen together onscreen in Bram Stoker’s Dracula, among others, team up for a razor-sharp romantic comedy that will delight fans of these iconic, much-loved stars.

The directorial debut of Emmy-nominated writer Victor Levin, Destination Wedding sees Reeves and Ryder (in their fourth screen pairing) meeting on the way to a wedding and discovering they have plenty to talk about – mainly their hatred of weddings and each other. Squabbling and bickering ensue before they even reach the wedding when things take an unexpected turn.
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New Petition Asks Marvel To Cast Keanu Reeves As The McU’s Wolverine

Keanu Reeves’ career has been on a “most excellent” upswing over the past few years. The actor, who spent most of his post-Matrix days awkwardly showing up in romantic comedies or starring in widely panned genre movies (47 Ronin anyone?), surprised everyone with the fantastic 2014 action flick John Wick. Now, just five years and two sequels later, he’s become a Hollywood darling once again, with many calling for him to join the McU or Dceu.

In a recent Interview with BuzzFeed, the actor was actually asked which Marvel or DC hero he’d want to bring to life and sure enough, he had an answer ready:

“When I was a kid, I always wanted to play Wolverine. So, Wolverine.”

Of course, the internet was totally into the idea of seeing Reeves as the iconic mutant and now, as expected, a petition has sprung up on calling for Marvel to cast him.
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Hunger Games Prequel Movie Is Happening, Book Is Coming First in 2020

Hunger Games Prequel Movie Is Happening, Book Is Coming First in 2020
A new era for The Hunger Games has begun, as Lionsgate is gearing up for a Hunger Games Prequel movie set within the wildly popular Ya franchise. This comes as it has been revealed that Suzanne Collins, author of the original series of books, is planning to release a prequel novel sometime next year. Once the book hits shelves, Lionsgate will be at the ready to adapt it into a new movie in order to keep the dystopian money train moving in the right direction.

According to a new report, Scholastic Books intends to release the new book, which hasn't had its titled revealed yet, in 2020. While work on the movie surely won't start properly until the book has actually hit shelves, Lionsgate has already been working with Suzanne Collins during the writing process, which means they're eager to get this project going. Here's what Joe Drake, chairman of Lionsgate,
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Randall Park on That Ali Wong Sex Scene, Keanu Reeves and His Commercial for Chinese Liver Pills

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Randall Park on That Ali Wong Sex Scene, Keanu Reeves and His Commercial for Chinese Liver Pills
Randall Park will never forget his first paid acting gig.

How could he?

“It was on the Asian channel in L.A.,” the “Fresh Off the Boat” star recalls. “It was channel 18 and it was in Chinese, and I didn’t understand a word of it. I to this day, I don’t even know what I was selling exactly, and I’m not Chinese, but I played the father of a kid, and I come home from work, and the kid has a lot of energy, and I’m just super tired. Then I take these Chinese liver pills and then cut to me being wide awake, happy, playing with my kid all with a Mandarin voiceover. And I still don’t understand what they were saying…But I did get a lot of calls from my friends’ parents saying, ‘I saw you, you’re a huge star.’ And I was like,
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Keanu Reeves Addresses The Keanuaissance, Says He’s Just Glad To Be Here

We probably don’t deserve Keanu Reeves. The man’s an unambiguous source of good in the world, brightening the lives of those around him and bringing joy to millions around the globe. Just look at the rapturous reception he received when he appeared on stage during Microsoft’s E3 press conference, causing a starstruck fan to yell “You’re breathtaking” up at him.

This recent career uptick has been dubbed the Keanuaissance and key events in it are the snowballing popularity of the John Wick franchise, his hilarious self-deprecating role in Netflix’s Always Be My Maybe and several high profile projects coming up, including his appearance in Pixar’s Toy Story 4.

It was at a press conference for the aforementioned movie that Reeves was asked what he made of all this, and his response was classically laconic:

“Well, I’m glad to be here. I’m glad to be having a revival.
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‘Fortnite’ Still Leads Views For Gaming Titles On Social Video. By A Lot.

Whether top gaming brands attend this week's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) or not, the entire industry's been busy driving fan interest in the latest releases for 2019. For many, the best place to do that is through social video -- something no brand seems to understand more than Epic Games' Fortnite.

Data from video measurement company Tubular Labs shows that the popular online title was the most-viewed gaming brand across social video platforms with nearly 103 million views of video content in May across uploads to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Fornite's own videos around its typical announcements - like the start of season 9 and the Fortnite World Cup -  have raked in millions of views. However, it's the crossover partnerships with non-endemic brands like Marvel's Avengers, Jumpman, and John Wick that have had some of the most success.

Fornite's Avengers: Endgame trailer has earned 23.6 million views since its release in late April,
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Hulu and FX team in Us output deal with Lionsgate

The Disney-owned outlets will screen Lionsgate films from 2020 and 2010.

In an unusual deal involving sister platforms under the newly enlarged Disney banner, streaming service Hulu and basic cable network FX have teamed up to acquire Us rights to upcoming theatrical features from Lionsgate.

It is understood that the deal, first reported in The Information, gives Hulu and FX rights to films to be released under the Lionsgate label in 2020 and 2021, including the next installment in the Saw horror franchise and I Still Believe, follow-up to recent inspirational hit I Can Only Imagine.

After 2021, Lionsgate would be free to move its feature output to Starz,
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Jessica Chastain, Jake Gyllenhaal’s Adaptation of ‘The Division’ Lands at Netflix

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Jessica Chastain, Jake Gyllenhaal’s Adaptation of ‘The Division’ Lands at Netflix
David Leitch’s film adaptation of Ubisoft’s video game “The Division,” starring Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal, has landed at Netflix, Ubisoft announced at its panel at the E3 Conference on Monday.

Leitch is directing, while Rafe Judkins is adapting the screenplay based on the best-selling Tom Clancy video game. 87North Productions, Nine Stories and Freckle Films and Ubisoft Film and Television are producing the project.

The Division” takes place in the near future when a pandemic virus spreads via paper money on Black Friday, killing millions. A group of civilians is activated to save who — and what — remains.

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The Division” video game became the fastest-selling new IP in video game history when it launched in 2016. It has currently has more than 20 million players. “The Division 2” launched in March 2019.

Leitch boarded the project last year after
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Keanu Reeves in Cyberpunk 2077: Who is Johnny Silverhand?

Rob Leane Jun 10, 2019

Keanu Reeves will appear in Cyberpunk 2077 as Johnny Silverhand, but who is that?

Keanu Reeves - the much-beloved star of The Matrix, John Wick, and Bill & Ted - has signed up to appear in a game called Cyberpunk 2077. He'll play a character named Johnny Silverhand. If you're a fan of Reeves but don't know much about the game, you've come to the right place for some attempted answers.

Cyberpunk 2077 is an upcoming game for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It was developed by CD Projekt Red, the makers of The Witcher video game series. It's the sequel to a table-top RPG called Cyberpunk 2020, which was published by R Talsorian Games in 1988. As you might have guessed from the titles, Cyberpunk 2077 is set 57 years after Cyberpunk 2020.

The character that Reeves is playing, Johnny Silverhand, appears in both the table-top game and the upcoming video game. So let's have
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'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' scores lowest opening of the franchise at UK box office

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' scores lowest opening of the franchise at UK box office
Aladdin’ stays top for third week.

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Full screen Rank Film (Distributor) Three-day gross (June 5-June 7) Total gross to date Week 1 Aladdin (Disney) £3.9m £26.1m 3 2 X-Men: Dark Phoenix (20th Century Fox) £2.7m £3.8m 1 3 Rocketman (Paramount) £2.2m £16.1m 3 4 The Secret Life Of Pets 2 (Universal) £2m £14.9m 1 5 Take That - Greatest Hits Live (CinemaLive) £1.8m £1.8m 1 Disney

Live action remake Aladdin marked a third session at the top of the UK box office, falling just 20% on its previous session with a £3.9m weekend, beating X-Men: Dark Phoenix into second place.

The film scored the highest location
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Box-Office Weekend: Secret Life of Pets Sequel Leads Disappointing Box Office

While the top two film’s over the box-office weekend were new releases, they both proved to be disappointments, of sorts. Although the animated family film The Secret Life of Pets 2 finished on top of the box-office weekend with $47.1 million, it failed to make anywhere near what its predecessor had made during its opening weekend just a few years earlier. Elsewhere, the latest offering in the X-Men series, Dark Phoenix, opened with $33 million, which gives it the lowest opening of any film in the franchise to date (as well as it being the worst reviewed film of the series).

The live-action reinterpretation of Aladdin made $24.5 million in its third week of release to give it a total haul of $232.4 million, which was good enough to land it squarely in third place. Dropping to a disappointing fourth place was Godzilla: King of the Monsters, which managed only $15.5 million in its second week,
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Keanu Reeves Made Into Video Game Character for 'Cyberpunk 2077'

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Keanu Reeves Made Into Video Game Character for 'Cyberpunk 2077'
Keanu Reeves' badassery has now seeped into the cyber world -- 'cause he's playing a character in the upcoming 'Cyberpunk' installment that looks Exactly like him. The iconic action-hero actor made a surprise appearance Sunday in L.A. at Microsoft's E3 2019 presentation -- where he was featured in a trailer for "Cyberpunk 2077," which drops in April 2020. It's unclear what character he's playing exactly ... but what is clear is that Kr is In the game,
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Does ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ Have a Post-Credits Scene?

Does ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ Have a Post-Credits Scene?
It turns out that mid-budget Hollywood films still aren’t dead yet, with “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” absolutely killing it at the box office lately. The “John Wick” movies are here to stay.

John Wick: Chapter 2” back in 2017 had a very “middle chapter of a trilogy” vibe to it, with the events of the first film setting John down a dark path and ending the way all good action trilogies do — with our hero finding himself in a dire situation that he must spend the next movie trying to get out of.

But while we’re trained by decades of franchise movies to think of film series in threes — and these three movies certainly do have a trilogy structure, as I just mentioned — “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” is certainly not the end of this thing. The film ends on another cliffhanger, putting Mr. Wick in yet another dire situation
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Here’s How Keanu Reeves Could Look As The McU’s Wolverine

Keanu Reeves’ career has been on a “most excellent” upswing as of late. The actor, who spent most of his post-Matrix years awkwardly popping up in romantic comedies or headlining critically panned genre films (47 Ronin anyone?), surprised everyone with the fantastic 2014 hit John Wick. Now, just five years and two John Wick sequels later, Keanu’s once more a Hollywood darling and may be making his way into the superhero genre again (after 2005’s Constantine).

In a recent Interview with BuzzFeed, the actor was quizzed on which Marvel or DC character he’d want to bring to life on the big screen, and he actually had an answer ready:

“When I was a kid, I always wanted to play Wolverine. So, Wolverine.”

Of course, the internet was all for the idea of Keanu playing the iconic mutant and now, thanks to fan artist Mizuri, we have an idea of
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All You Need To Know About Marvel's First Asian-Led Film: Shang-Chi

In the wake of Avengers: Endgame, fans all over the world are waiting with bated breath to see how the McU is presented in Spider-Man: Far From Home, which hits theaters on July 2nd, 2019. There are a number of McU films in development that are primed to follow Spidey and one of the most interesting ones is Shang-Chi.

Related: Shang-Chi Reportedly Filming This Fall, First Character Breakdowns Revealed

It will be Marvel's first Asian-led movie and is based on a character known as the 'master of kung-fu'. Many fans hope that this movie will make up for Marvel dropping the ball with the Iron Fist show on Netflix, which was accused of cultural appropriation and failing to embrace diversity. Its martial arts scenes were also sub-par and that will simply not be tolerated with Shang-Chi, which will be competing with modern fight flicks like the John Wick and The Raid franchises.
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