John Wick: Chapter 4 producer Erica Lee reveals that she desires to discover each the Bowery King and Akira in potential spin-offs. John Wick first debuted in 2014, and the world has continued to develop with every installment. The John Wick universe is increasing past Keanu Reeves’ eponymous murderer with two upcoming spin-offs, the prequel collection The Continental and the Ana de Armas-led film Ballerina.
Throughout an unique interview with Display screen Rant for John Wick: Chapter 4, Lee reveals two characters that might be on the middle of a brand new spin-off. She shares why the Bowery King and his world might be thrilling to discover. Lee can also be fascinated by is among the new John Wick: Chapter 4 characters Akira. Take a look at Lee’s ideas about potential spin-offs beneath:
Erica Lee: Yeah, I believe the world of the Bowery King and the Bowery is one thing that we’re actually fascinated by exploring extra of. He kind of runs the underground, and it is such an attention-grabbing world. How does he get the weapons and the boats? He reveals up in all places. He is the chief; he has homeless operating the streets and data by way of pigeons. He is low-tech and analog in a digital world, and he is aware of everybody and will get in all places. I believe that’s one thing that is actually attention-grabbing to discover.
The character of Akira actually pops within the film, and I might like to kind of see some additional adventures together with her character. There’s rather a lot! There’s loads of characters in John Wick 4, and loads of fan favorites from films of the previous. There’s positively loads of stuff we wish to dig deeper into.
How A Bowery King Film Can Distinguish Itself From John Wick
The John Wick franchise is already increasing past the titular character’s story with the upcoming Ballerina film. The spin-off can be targeted on a lady coaching to be an murderer on the identical ballet academy as John Wick, who will seem within the movie as properly. The times earlier than John Wick may even be explored in The Continental, which is centered round Winston and the New York Continental.
The Bowery King might be one other thrilling avenue to discover as a result of his nook of the world is totally different from the others whereas nonetheless being below Excessive Desk management. The Bowery King, who has his personal historical past with John Wick, is a key a part of the intelligence gathering course of. He appears to have created and makes use of a community of extremely skilled homeless folks as operatives round New York. A Bowery King spin-off might discover how and why he created this low-tech intelligence gathering system.
A spin-off concerning the Bowery King might additionally decide up after John Wick’s dying in John Wick: Chapter 4. The Bowery King, like John Wick, has points with the Excessive Desk, which might result in a extra low-tech lengthy recreation to take them down or at the least extricate himself from their management. Fishburne’s character teased such a plan close to the ultimate act of John Wick: Chapter 4, calling his group “La Resistance” and teasing plans to broaden his operation to combat again in opposition to the Excessive Desk after he was practically killed by them.