The “John Wick” universe is growing: The first trailer for the first spin-off “The Continental” is now available, and it contains a surprising amount of action.
Keanu Reeves is currently providing a massive body count in theaters as super killer John Wick in “John Wick: Chapter 4“. Chad Stahelski’s action film is a big hit despite its high age rating, which means that only adults are allowed to watch it, and it has grossed 271 million US dollars worldwide to date.
As befits a successful film series these days, an entire cinematic universe is also being created for the “John Wick” films: In addition to a new spin-off film, which according to producer Erica Lee will be officially announced very soon, two are already in the works and ready for release: the action film “Ballerina” starring Ana de Armas as super killer Rooney Brown (US theatrical release on June 7, 2024). June 2024), who wants to avenge her father and takes on a whole town full of killers in the process, and the miniseries “The Continental.” Peacock has just released a first teaser trailer for the latter project,
The Continental: Trailer
First of all, fans will have noticed that “The Continental” will contain a surprising amount of action. Sure, a series set in the “John Wick” universe is unlikely to do without. But since the focus here is supposed to be completely different, it was assumed that the spin-off series might be more in the thriller/drama genre. With the outlandish killers that are on the loose here, the inclined fan can expect that there will be more than one real skirmish. Clearly, Winston knew some shady and eccentric creatures of the night long before Jardani Jovonovich, as John Wick’s real name is.
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In the upcoming three-part miniseries “The Continental,” which will be made available in this country via Amazon Prime, the plot revolves around young Winston Scott (portrayed here by Colin Woodell), who tries to leave his past behind him in 1970s New York. In the process, he finds himself in the titular hotel and in the parallel society of the underworld. In order to survive, he must seize the Continental.