Laurence Fishburne affirms he’ll return as The Bowery King in John Wick: Chapter 4. Subsequent to encountering delays due to the Covid pandemic, the profoundly expected activity spin-off is finally in the groove again. John Wick 4 is planned to deliver in May 2022, and chief Chad Stahelski is gearing up to begin creation this late spring. The shoot will take the cast and group all throughout the planet, with areas including New York, Japan, and Berlin.
In an interview with Collider to advance his new film The Ice Road, Fishburne examined his future with John Wick. He affirmed he’s playing The Bowery King again, mentioning he’ll travel Berlin “two or three months or thereabouts.” He additionally discussed the film’s content:
“I read the content. It’s incredibly cool. However much it’s similar world as the other three movies, it’s simply more profound. It’s a lot further as far as the code of the assassin and the relationship that he has with one character specifically who I think Mr. Watanabe is playing… is actually the essence of it.”
Collider noticed the “Mr. Watanabe” Fishburne references in his remarks is a John Wick 4 character, not an entertainer in the film. In view of the portrayal, Mr. Watanabe theoretically could be Yen’s character, who is evidently an old companion of John Wick’s. It will be interesting to see that dynamic unfurl throughout the span of the spin-off’s story. A contention can be made John Wick 4 could profit with less folklore, however deepening the world-building is a calling card of every installment. Notwithstanding what occurs, it ought to be enjoyable to see The Bowery King and John Wick group up again in a battle for their lives.