IT and Deadpool 2 star Bill Skarsgard could be lining himself up as a potential resident of The Continental Hotel, dog-botherer, and pencil victim. Skarsgard is in talks to join Keanu Reeves in the fourth John Wick movie at Lionsgate.
As with everyone being added to the cast, we know very little about the character he will play. He joins Donnie Yen, Shamier Anderson, and Japanese-British popstar Rina Sawayama.
Shay Hatten and Michael Finch wrote the script that Chad Stahelski will direct. Stahelski will also produce alongside Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee. Production starts shortly in France, Germany, and Japan.
Skarsgard has a full release schedule with Nine Days alongside Winston Duke, Naked Singularity with John Boyega, and much delayed Emperor with Adrien Brody all due out before John Wick 4.
John Wick 3 grossed $326 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing film of the franchise in just 10 days, and received positive reviews from critics, with praise for the action sequences, visual style, and Reeves’s performance.
Spoilers if you haven’t seen it, but it left John Wick injured in the care of the Bowery King after revealing more of the inner workings of the High Table, the Elders, and The Continental Hotel.
John Wick 4 is expected to pick up almost directly from this point. It is due for release on May 27th 2022.