The cinematic universe of John Wick heads to the small screen with The Continental, a prequel series set in New York in the 70s, which will expand the universe of the action franchise, centered on the clandestine hotel which plays a pivotal role for elite assassins.
The series that will be divided into a three-part event released its first full trailer which allows the audience to take a look at the origins of a young Winston Scott (Colin Woodell) and your arrival at the Continental Hotel.
The advance is found at the end of this note.
Meanwhile we tell you that the The first episode will premiere on September 22, 2023, the second on September 29, and the third on October 6.. Its transmission in the United States will be carried out by Peacockafter the NBCUniversal-owned streamer acquired the rights to the franchise John Wick. In Mexico and the rest of Latin America, as well as the rest of the international territory, it will be issued through Prime Videoexcept Israel and the Middle East.
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 movieshe is dragged through 1975 New York to face a past he thought he had left behind.
“In an attempt to seize control of the iconic hotel, which serves as a hub for the world’s most dangerous criminals, Winston charts a deadly course through New York City’s mysterious underworld.”
The rest of the cast is made up of 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 is thousands, Jessica Allain are Lou, Michelle Prada it’s KD, Nhung Kate is Yen. Keanu Reeves He is not part of the spinoff cast.
Greg Coolidge y Passion Ward are the showrunners and writers of The Continentalin addition to being executive producers with Albert Hughes, Basil Ivanuk y Erica Lee de Thunder Road Pictures. Chad Stahelski y David Leitchco-directors of the first film, Derek Kolstadthe screenwriter 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.