TGB Interview: Actor Keanu Reeves from 'John Wick' at Fantastic Fest
by Tim Buel
October 22, 2014
One of our favorite movies out of Fantastic Fest 2014 was Keanu Reeves' new action vehicle John Wick, in theaters this week. The Golden Briefcase hosts Tim and Jeremy were honored to sit down for a chat with Keanu Reeves at Fantastic Fest to talk about playing John Wick. The guys spoke to him about his Fest experience, revenge for dogs, kung fu and more. They also talk about working with John Wick directors Chad Stahelski & David Leitch and to their extensive stunt career when handling the action throughout the film. Be sure to check out Jeremy’s review from the Fest and go see John Wick in theaters starting this week.
In Jeremy's 9.5/10 review of John Wick: "Reeves' latest action vehicle is a simple movie with simple ideas, but that isn't keeping it from being one of the most exhilarating, balls-to-the-wall action movies to come down the pipeline in a long while. It's the kind of movie that leaves you both exhausted by the whirlwind of epic action it offers and completely amped for more ass-kickery. Action junkies have been waiting a long time for a movie like John Wick, and no one will end up going home dissatisfied with all that it delivers."
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John Wick is co-directed by stuntmen David Leitch & Chad Stahelski and written by Derek Kolstad (The Package, One in the Chamber). Keanu Reeves plays the title character, an ex-hitman on an adrenaline-fueled path to revenge and redemption when he is forced back into action by a sadistic young thug and must hunt down his adversaries with the skill and ruthlessness that made him an underworld legend. Bridget Moynahan, Michael Nyqvist, Jason Isaacs, Willem Dafoe, Lance Reddick, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki and Dean Winters also star in the film which is slated to hit theaters this fall on October 24th. See the trailer.