After the arrival in the cast of the film of Donnie Yen (Ip Man, Rogue One), also Hiroyuki Sanada (The Last Samurai, Wolverine: The Immortal) has now joined the cast of John Wick 4.
Hiroyuki Sanada in the cast of John Wick 4
Deadline has announced that the actor has officially joined the cast of the fourth chapter of the all-action saga, with Keanu Reeves who, of course, will resume the role of “Baba Yaga”. Together with them, in the cast, they will also be present Shamier Anderson, Rina Sawayama and Bill Skarsgård; thus forming a truly noteworthy cast for the new film.
“I have long admired Hiroyuki, both as an actor and as an action star, and am delighted and honored to welcome him into John Wick’s family.” commented Chad Stahelski, the director of the film.
After John Wick 4, the franchise will expand again along with the television series made for Starz and titled The Continental and the spin-off titled Dancer. Unfortunately, at the moment we don’t have any details on the story that will be told in the new film, which we know however will be a direct sequel to the previous chapters.
Filming on John Wick 4 will begin this summer in France, Germany and Japan. The film is scheduled to be released in cinemas on May 27, 2022.