John Wick Chapter 4 Star Says Keanu Reeves Looked After Her on Set
It’s been more than three years since John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum hit theaters, and fans of the Keanu Reeves-drove franchise have been eager for the fourth installment. John Wick: Chapter 4 is finally hitting theaters one year from now, and it will feature some thrilling new additions to the cast. Not exclusively will Donnie Yen (Maverick One: A Star Wars Story) and Bill Skarsgård (It and It Chapter Two) be appearing in the film, however Japanese-British pop star Rina Sawayama has also joined the cast. During a new interview with Variety, Sawayama talked about working with Reeves and had only praise for the iconic star.
“I really love the process of accomplishing something I’ve never done – learning to read scripts and getting into a character. In any case, I don’t be aware on the off chance that I’ll at any point become accustomed to seeing myself onscreen in that way, to be honest – it’s a totally different energy to ‘I really want to look hot in my music video.’ The camera gets so close you can basically see your pulse, it’s crazy, crazy close. I watched a preview and I freaked out because it was so f*cking odd.”
Sawayama added, “However Keanu was amazing, and exactly what you think he’d be like, so chill. In any case, he looked after me in loads of various ways, particularly in the background – not letting me know that he was working on something for me, however it was done to make sure that it. Although him being one of the chief producers means that he had a hand in casting me, so that was really crazy to comprehend.”
In a previous interview with Metro, Sawayama shared her favorite memory of working with Reeves.
“Keanu just has such an ordinariness about him – he’s really practical, he’s someone who is so chilled and wonderful – just great to hang out with like he’s a family part,” Sawayama explained. “My favorite memory is glancing over to him while we were both training in the same rec center and being like, ‘F*ck!’ That was one of my faves – [training] was just so brutal! I cherished sharing that second with him – we were both like, ‘This is horrendous.’ Yet I can’t compare to what he’s done – he’s in the entire movie and I’m in a portion of the movie. I don’t know how he does it – he does all his own stunts!”
John Wick: Chapter 4 is as of now scheduled to hit theaters on March 24, 2023.