There are a whole lot of reasons to get super excited for John Wick: Chapter 2. In 2014, John Wick really wowed audiences because of the fluid movements, cool aesthetics and explosive action, all of which came to a huge added bonus of Keanu Reeves’ most awesome performance in years.
When it comes to John Wick: Chapter 2, Reeves has managed to convince Matrix cohort, Laurence Fishburne to come join all the fun, and now there is a big look into the reunion of our favorite Matrix characters, thanks to a really awesome teaser image for the movie.
This is enough to make a grown man cry. John Wick: Chapter 2 has a Matrix reunion that doesn’t just have Laurence Fishburne and Keanu Reeves. According to Director Chad Stahelski, who began his directorial career with John Wick with David Leitch, who was a stunt double for Reeves on the Matrix and Matrix Reloaded as well as being he martial arts coordinator for Reloaded and Revolutions.
Who is coming back?
Reeves will be returning as John Wick, a legendary hitman who just called retirement quits for the second time around in a short period of time. This time, John Wick will be forced by a blood oath to help out an old friend who wants to take over an international assassin’s group. John will travel to Rome to take on some of the deadliest killers around.
He will be going up against the likes to Ruby Rose, Common and Riccardo Scamarcio, and many more. The cast for Chapter 2 will include the likes of Lance Reddick, John Leguizamo, Bridget Moynahan, Ian McShane, Peter Serafinowicz, Peter Stormare, and the infamous Laurence Fishburne who plays the Bowler King.
This exact role was written just for Fishburne, with Reeves stating that writers, Chad Stahelski and Derek Kolstad wanted to put Morpheus and Neo back together. Luckily, Fishburne who had seen and loved John Wick, read the script and signed on.
If you take time, take a look at the reunion in John Wick: Chapter 2 by watching the trailer. It happens at the end, so be patient and actually watch it because you will know from the trailer that Chapter 2 is going to be just as awesome as the first edition.