Keanu Reeves Says John Wick 4 Is the ‘Hardest Physical Role’ He’s Ever Had to Play

During an interview, Keanu Reeves revealed that the next installment of the John Wick franchise will pack the biggest punch to date, and was his hardest physical role yet. The actor dropped a few hints, revealing what fans can expect when the film finally drops in March.

Keanu Reeves Returns as John Wick

John Wick 4 Is His Hardest Physical Role According to Keanu ReevesKeanu Reeves stated that John Wick: Chapter 4 has the most action of any of the series, pointing out that this was saying a lot, considering the other three movies. According to the actor, it’s more by a good margin, and the entire experience was a big show. People will be able to strap themselves in for thrilling action.

Reeves is famous for doing his own exhilarating stunts. He disclosed that filming for the upcoming John Wick movie might have been demanding but was entirely worth it. To prepare for the role, Keanu Reeves underwent extensive training to enhance his existing impressive collection of stunts. He referred to those as his “toolbox” and has apparently added various high-speed car chase scenes and incredible stunts to that toolbox.

Donnie Yen Plays the Villain

Reeves said the crew took the action to the next level for the fourth movie and shared that the training involved doing moves like forward-into-reverse 180s, reverse-into-forward 270s, and drifting. He found those stunts to be enjoyable and that they gave him an opportunity to showcase his abilities in the movie.

Another crucial factor in the film will be the dynamic struggle between Reeves as the hero and action icon Donnie Yen as the villain. Yen takes up the role of Wick’s newest adversary, Caine. He’s an ex-assassin who is also an old friend of Wick. According to the stunt coordinator and second unit director Scott Rogers, the two were an explosive pairing. Rogers shared that Yen brought his master-level fighting abilities to the films and called him a great actor who is also a trained fighter.