John Wick 2 Exclusive: Watch Keanu Reeves Become A Stunt Man
See the full extent of Keanu Reeves’ stunt training for John Wick: Chapter 2 ahead of the film’s home video release. From the very start, John Wick was all about its realistic action. The original film’s directors, Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, are both former stuntmen with impressive resumes and brought everything they’d learned in their careers to their revenge thriller; following Keanu Reeves’ retired assassin as he hunted down a series of gangsters after the death of his dog, it was a masterclass in what is affectionately known as “gun-fu”.
What was most striking about John Wick was how, in contrast to most Western action movies, Stahelski and Leitch used long, sweeping takes to showcase just how much of it was real and in-camera. The ante was only upped for the sequel, Chapter 2. It was bigger and more brutal in almost every respect, including what it asked of Keanu ...
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