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The Circle is Complete: John Wick: Chapter 4 Gives Keanu Reeves’ Deadly Hitman its Own Puppy Assassin

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Keanu Reeves is again set to appear as the hitman in John Wick 4, and the new movie seems to reminisce the first film. The neo-noir action thriller franchise started with the 2014 film following John Wick, a hitman who retired after his wife, Helen, passed away. After her death, he received a beagle, Daisy, as a gift that was pre-arranged by Helen. However, the dog was killed in an invasion led by Iosef Tarasov, who also stole his car.

Keanu Reeves in John Wick
Keanu Reeves in John Wick

These events led the retired hitman to take up arms, and John Wick 4 will also feature his struggles to earn his freedom. And this time, he has got company, similar to the one he lost in the first film.

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Keanu Reeves Gets a Partner in John Wick: Chapter 4

Chad Stahelski’s upcoming film featuring Keanu Reeves is just months away from its release. Lionsgate has recently released a new trailer for the upcoming film and seems like, the fourth installment is planning to refresh fans’ memory.

John Wick Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves

The new trailer gives a look at the John Wick star fighting for his freedom as he travels across the world. The trailer also shows him taking on Bill Skarsgard’s character. While the trailer does give a look at what fans can expect from the film, one of the things has stood out, especially in the trailer.

The new trailer features Reeves alongside a German shepherd. The final trailer features the Constantine star being saved by the new dog as he fights in the street. The trailer also features the German shepherd in action sequences as he jumps on cars in street before saving Keanu Reeves.

A still from John Wick: Chapter 4 trailer
A still from John Wick: Chapter 4 trailer

The trailer then shows the two locking eyes, hinting that they are a team and are working together. Fans are loving the new trailer and are eagerly waiting for the release of the film. John Wick 4 will follow Reeves’ character as he battles against the High Table and encounters the Marquis de Gramont.

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Chad Stahelski Talks About Working With Dogs

Keanu Reeves started his journey to take down the High Table after his dog was killed during a house invasion. But the franchise has continued to feature dogs in the film. While promoting the third film in the franchise, the stunt coordinator-turned-director, Chad Stahelski talked about working with dogs in the film.

 John Wick 3 (2019)
John Wick 3 (2019)

During his interview with Uproxx, he said that John Wick is “kind of a dog movie” as he shared that he also loves dogs. He also shared the process of how they got the dogs and trained them for the film. “Seven months it took to get the animals from, like, a year and a half old, to get the skill set, to get used to doing that. And it’s more than what you just see on camera,” Chad Stahelski said.

He also shared that he made sure that the puppies also remained safe in the process and were not hurt in any way. Fans seem excited to see the film with the release of its final trailer.

John Wick: Chapter 4 is set to release on 24 March 2023.

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Source: Lionsgate Movies

Written by Laxmi Rajput

Laxmi Rajput is a writer at Fandomwire. She finished her Post Graduation in Broadcast Journalism and worked as a Business News writer for a year. But her interest in entertainment and pop culture compelled her to find a way towards Entertainment Journalism. She has worked across various fields and has 2 years of experience in content writing. She likes reading, music, movies, and traveling. She aspires to become a fiction writer in the future.