the continentala three-episode series that takes place before the events of the John Wick movies, is coming to Peacock in 2023. In a press releaseNBC announced it has reached “a multi-year deal” for the continentalwhich was originally scheduled to premiere on Starz.
Unlike the movies, the continental won’t revolve around Keanu Reeves as the titular killer. Instead, it will investigate the origins of the Continental Hotel that serves as a haven for criminals around the world John Wick franchisee.
Set in 1975 in New York City, the series follows the younger version of Winston Scott (played by The stewardess‘s Colin Woodell) as he tries to take control of the Continental Hotel. It also features Ayomide Adegun as a young Charon, a janitor at the Continental, with Peter Greene taking on the role of a young Charlie, the crime scene cleanup expert who appears in the first and second films. John Wick movies.
Mel Gibson will appear as an original character named Cormac, a decision that has been encountered some backlash by means of Gibson’s Alleged Anti-Semitic, Homophobic, Sexist and Racist Behavior. Other cast members include Ben Robson as Frankie; Hubert Point-Du Jour as Miles; Jessica Alan as Lou; Mishel Prada as KD; and Nhung Kate as Yen.
The limited series comes out around the same time as the premiere of John Wick 4which hits theaters on March 24, 2023.