John Wick is an American media franchise which consists of action thriller films created by Derek Kolstad and directed by Chad Stahelski. The first film also included David Leitch as an uncredited co-director. Keanu Reeves stars as the eponymous character, a retired but deadly hitman seeking vengeance.
The series began in 2014 with the release of John Wick. It was followed by the sequel John Wick: Chapter 2, which was released in 2017. The two films were successful both critically and commercially. The first film grossed $88.8 million worldwide and holds an 86% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, while the second has a rating of 89% and has grossed $171.2 million worldwide.
A third film, titled John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is in production and is set to be released on May 17, 2019. The franchise will continue with additional films in development, as well as a TV show titled The Continental greenlit by Starz network.