The clandestine hotel that plays a fundamental role for the elite assassins of the cinematographic world of John Wickwill hit the small screen with the television series The Continentala prequel series that will expand the universe of the action saga, launched in January 2018.
Back then, the spinoff launched with home streamer Starz, but now, according to reports from Deadline, The Continental will move to Peacock, as an original series from the NBCUniversal-owned streamer.
“The unusual move comes more than four years after the project was first unveiled by the premium cable network. Sources say the three-part event is a natural fit for Peacock, who recently acquired the distribution rights to the John Wick films.”
ABOUT THE SERIES
“The series 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 moviesis swept through 1975 New York to face a past he thought he left behind.
“In an attempt to seize control of the iconic hotel, which serves as a rendezvous point for the world’s most dangerous criminals, Winston charts a deadly course through New York City’s mysterious underworld.”
- Colin Woodell will be Winston Scott
- Ayomide Adegun will play a young version of Charon
- Peter Greene will play Uncle Charlie
- Mel Gibson is Cormac
- Ben Robson it’s frankie
- Hubert Point Du Jour is thousands
- Jessica Allain are Lou
- Michel Prada it’s kd
- Nhung Kate is Yen
participation is not expected Keanu Reevesprotagonist of the action saga.
Greg Coolidge y Passion Ward are the showrunners and writers of The Continentalin addition to being executive producers with Albert Hughes, Basil Iwaniek 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 premiere of The Continental expected 2023 at Peacock.