Halle Berry and Anjelica Huston are joining the cast of Lionsgate’s third installment of its hit franchise John Wick: Chapter 3. It was already announced that Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Ian McShane as well as Lance Reddick are returning for the Chad Stahelski-directed film, which will go through Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment label for a May 17, 2019 release.
Berry sent out an Instagram today announcing the move to her fans:
Also aboard this time around are Asia Kate Dillon (Billions), Mark Dacascos (Lucky Day), and Jason Mantzoukas (The Long Dumb Road). Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman from The Raid film franchise join as formidable professional killers that Wick has to face off against; Martial arts star Tiger Hu Chen from Man of Tai Chi also joins.
The film introduces Berry as “Sofia,” Huston as “The Director” and Dillon as “The Adjudicator” of the High Table, Dacascos as an assassin named “Zero,” and Mantzoukas as the “Tick Tock Man.”
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In this film, super-assassin John Wick (Reeves) returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a member of the shadowy international assassin’s guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world’s most ruthless hit men and women await his every turn.
Thunder Road Pictures’ Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee are producing in association with 87Eleven Productions. The John Wick franchise is based on an original screenplay by Derek Kolstad. John Wick: Chapter 3 was written by Kolstad, Chris Collins and Marc Abrams, and Shay Hatten.
The third film began principal photography in New York and will move production to Morocco later this year.
Reeves is repped by PMK-BNC and WME, and Berry by Management 360 and WME. Huston is repped by WME; Dillon by Authentic Talent & Literary Management and The Carson Kolker Organization; Dacascos by MPG Management and Global Artists Agency, and Mantzoukas by Rise Management. Fishburne is repped by Paradigm Talent Agency, Landmark Artist Management and Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein & Lezcano. McShane is repped by ICM Partners, Gallant Management, and Independent Talent Group; Reddick by Paradigm. Ruhian is repped by Management 360 and Hu Chen by The Gersh Agency and Zero Gravity Management. Stahelski is repped by WME. Kolstad is repped by APA, Circle of Confusion, and Behr Abramson Levy.
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