In recent days, it was released The Continental, a prequel series set in New York in the 70s, which will expand the universe of the action franchise, John Wick, whose plot focuses on the clandestine hotel which plays a fundamental role for elite assassins. Through it, we will learn about the origins of a young Winston Scott (Colin Woodell) and your arrival at the Continental Hotel.
After the premiere of the first episode on September 22 on Peacock in the USA, and in Prime Video In Mexico and the rest of Latin America, a sneak peek was launched that offers the audience a look at the villain we meet in the first episode: The Adjudicatorinterpreted by Katie McGrath (Slasher, Superirl, Jurassic World).
You can find the preview at the end of this note.
Meanwhile we tell you that The spinoff series is divided into three parts: The second episode will premiere on September 29, and the third and final episode will premiere on October 6..
ABOUT THE SERIES
The three-part action event:
“It will explore the origin story and inner workings of the exclusive Continental Hotel, a centerpiece of the John Wick Universe that serves as a haven for assassins.”
“Told from the perspective of the hotel manager, a young Winston Scott, played by Colin Woodell, who is based on Ian McShane’s character in the filmsis dragged through 1975 New York to confront a past he thought he had left behind.”
“In an attempt to take control of the iconic hotel, which serves as a meeting point for the world’s most dangerous criminals, Winston charts a deadly course through the mysterious underworld of New York City.”
The rest of the cast is made up Ayomide Adegun playing a young version of Charon, Peter Greene will play Uncle Charlie, Mel Gibson It’s Cormac, Ben Robson It’s Frankie, Hubert Point-Du Jour It’s Miles, Jessica Allain are Lou, Michelle Prada It’s KD, Velvet Kate It is Yen. Keanu Reeves He is not part of the cast of the spinoff.
Greg Coolidge y Passion Ward They are the showrunners and writers of The Continentalin addition to being executive producers with Albert Hughes, Basil Iwanyk y Erica Lee de Thunder Road Pictures. Chad Stahelski y David Leitchco-directors of the first film, Derek Kolstadscreenwriter of the saga, are other executive producers, along with Shawn Simmons, Paul Wernick, Rhett Reese and Marshall Persinger.
Executive producer Hughes will direct the first and third parts, with Charlotte Brandstorm directing the second.
The series is produced by Lionsgate Television, and was launched in January 2018.