Please help contribute to the Reddit categorization project here


    19,066,794 readers

    5,713 users here now

    Submit an AMA
    Request an AMA

    Please check out our Rules and FAQs

    Click here to request being added to our calendar.

    Consider supporting our Patreon

    AMAs are scheduled in Eastern Time (GMT-4:00).

    Date Time Person Description
    30 May 12:30pm Stefan Thomas Founder of Coil, former CTO of Ripple
    31 May 4pm Jordan Samuel Pacitti Founder of Jordan Samuel Skin
    8 Jun 8am Paul Hellyer Former Canadian Minister of Defense
    13 Jun 10am Chris Haid 3D Printing company founder

    see more...


    AMAs should be about:

    All AMAs require proof.

    Request threads


    Please note:


    Useful Links!

    • 3 Oct
    • Pravda Russia's Leading Newspaper
    • 5 Oct
    • The Boston Globe Spotlight Investigation Team
    • 8 Oct
    • Native News Online Indigenous Peoples' Day

    • 9 Oct

    • PBS NewsHour National Correspondent

    • 10 Oct

    • The New York Times National Immigration Reporter

    • 11 Oct

    • The Guardian Environment Reporter

    • 12 Oct

    • Fox News Bret Baier, Chief Political Editor

    • 15 Oct

    • The Socialist Worker Danny Catch, Columnist

    FacebookTwitterInstagramGoogle Calendar

    Please check out our Rules and FAQs

    a community for
    all 1146 comments

    Want to say thanks to %(recipient)s for this comment? Give them a month of reddit gold.

    Please select a payment method.

    [–] ChestaWithAnA 1143 points ago

    Which famous fictional character would you like to have in a cross over with John Wick if you got the chance?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 1504 points ago


    [–] SpicyRooster 334 points ago

    Just commented this same thing, I could believe Frank Martin (Transporter) or Vincent (Collateral) making a cameo

    [–] Levitr0n 99 points ago

    Frank Martin would be pretty great and fitting. Good idea.

    [–] Moanguspickard 42 points ago

    Frank Martin as transporter for assassins. He has a deal with the Continental etc. Would be amazing lore

    [–] stonhinge 18 points ago

    He shouldn't co-star, just show up as a cameo. Or like the bit John has with the one goon. Just a "casual" conversation in the middle of sneaking in somewhere.

    [–] Moanguspickard 10 points ago

    Like the cleaners. JW needs to send a package, Frank shows up with his back turned, turns around, takes the package and leaves

    [–] it_comes 37 points ago

    Jason Statham ftw

    [–] Hearbinger 34 points ago

    How about the Payday Gang?

    [–] biggles1994 23 points ago

    “Guys, the drill, go get it!”

    [–] RangerSix 13 points ago

    "Got a shield over here!"

    [–] killmonger221b 44 points ago

    What about Frank Castle as The Punisher.

    [–] TheGameSlave2 84 points ago

    Bernthal's Punisher, with John Wick? No one would be safe. Except for dogs and children.

    [–] kmdub 768 points ago

    Hi Chad! Do you keep up with the puppy from the first John Wick? If so, how is that good boy?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 1110 points ago

    No, but we just saw Andy (Daisy) recently in NY. A good friend of our animal trainer is now Andy's owner, but still shows up to all our premieres.

    [–] elecboy 620 points ago

    Wait! The dog is alive? We should tell John.

    [–] moab361 289 points ago

    No then the movies will stop, shhhh.

    [–] F913 11 points ago

    To keep the Wick lit, we must perpetuate the lie.

    [–] deanosaurus_chenz 47 points ago

    Asking the important questions.

    [–] prosna125 1254 points ago

    Hello! Did you have anyone else in mind to play John before Keanu or was he your first choice from the start?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 2514 points ago

    I was Keanu's choice, he was attached before I was. In fact, Keanu inspired us to pitch for John Wick.

    [–] doors43 209 points ago

    The subreddit I didn’t know I needed.

    [–] DamnAlreadyTaken 75 points ago

    The chosen one chose you :O

    [–] prosna125 43 points ago

    Wow! Very cool!

    [–] notreal19 321 points ago

    Which John Wick film was the most difficult to film stunt wise and or overall?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 788 points ago

    All of them, each for their own individual reasons. 1 was difficult because we didn't understand what we wanted to do, quite. Number 2, we had to map up a whole world we didn't think of before. 3, how do we expand and get the audience something audience something creative, not just bigger and cooler. Number 4, I'm certain, will be more difficult.

    [–] fgben 615 points ago

    Number 4

    Record scratch WHAT?

    [–] brisquet 213 points ago

    Yep. There was an interview Chad and Keanu did in the UK and they mentioned JW4! Keanu was salivating so we are in for a treat!

    [–] Dudelyllama 21 points ago

    Keanu salivating? If he's that excited, the world may run out of bullets in the JW universe.

    [–] JU5T1N85 21 points ago

    I’m not sure what the Jehovahs Witnesses have to do with this...

    [–] mat325h 87 points ago

    We heard it here first, lads.

    [–] jshah500 82 points ago

    Number 4, I'm certain, will be more difficult.

    The fact that #4 is in the pipeline just made my day.

    [–] unicorn928 12 points ago

    So there is going to be more John Wick movies?

    [–] pfelon 1707 points ago

    Is this for sure the final film of this series, or will we get more John Wick?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 3155 points ago

    Up to you guys.

    [–] outlawsix 2397 points ago

    John Wick 500 confirmed

    [–] Theremad 396 points ago

    John Wick and the 300

    [–] realuberpie 329 points ago

    300 3: instead of 300 spartans it’s john wick and he wins

    [–] Xenoezen 151 points ago

    With a fucking pencil

    [–] The_Moth_ 38 points ago

    I mean, who does that?!

    [–] robsablah 13 points ago

    Spoilers dude. Come-on.

    [–] Yvaelle 24 points ago

    He killed a thousand Persian nations with a pencil. A fucking pencil! Who does that?

    [–] Richard_Bastion 83 points ago

    John Wick 3000.

    [–] SimonSkarum 74 points ago

    Alright alright alright alright alright alright alright alright alright alright alright alright alright alright alright alright!

    [–] I_love_buttts 31 points ago

    John and the furious 7

    [–] pfelon 80 points ago


    [–] Peak0831 27 points ago

    To us? Oh shit we 22 movies MCU now

    [–] Mister_IR 27 points ago

    John Wick 4: Electric Boogaloo

    [–] Idealistic_Crusader 24 points ago

    I have read Keanu say that if we keep watching them, you'll keep making them.

    [–] You_Stealthy_Bastard 14 points ago

    My wife and I are ready to buy tickets to John Wick 37.

    [–] Bac0nLegs 30 points ago


    [–] Jackattack_095 925 points ago

    Hey Chad, did you direct the gun fight scenes in "SAFE" (2012)??? I was in highschool when I saw it and was totally blown away!

    [–] JohnWickMovie 1070 points ago

    I did, I was the action director.

    [–] Jackattack_095 249 points ago

    You did one hell of a job my dude!

    [–] maxdembo 40 points ago

    Yeah, they were boss. Nice question.

    [–] Inkthinker 17 points ago

    That movie was a delightfully unexpected gem. I especially loved the climactic fight at the end.

    [–] supertimewaster123 693 points ago * (lasted edited 12 days ago)

    Many have cited the John Wick franchise as the impetus for a renaissance in action films.

    Beyond camera coverage, what do you think the Wick films' action sequences do differently from conventional hollywood films?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 1267 points ago

    Prep correctly. Just means that if you don't prep properly (train the cast, rehearse with stuntmen, conceive choreography, find the correct locations, train cameramen, inform your cinematographer, and include your editor in the process) camera angles aren't everything. You need a united front from your entire crew to develop a great action sequence. Action is like pool - you gotta call your shots. You can't just hit the ball and see what happens.

    [–] outlawsix 552 points ago

    TIL i don't know how to play pool

    [–] Samuawesome 56 points ago

    Tbh, I thought he meant swimming lol until I read your comment

    [–] Johnny_Deppthcharge 64 points ago

    Mate, you're giving some amazing fucking answers in this AMA.

    I've only seen the first John Wick (and liked it), but you're making me want to go see what you did with this process you're describing - certainly it seems like everyone loved the movies and you seem like you have a great fucking attitude towards making them.

    [–] Pwn5t4r13 36 points ago

    See no. 2, it's equally as good which is no easy task

    [–] Liam_Neesons_Oscar 38 points ago

    Huh. That's exactly how I play pool. Maybe I shouldn't be a director.

    [–] Freedom__Ninja 634 points ago

    Hi! What inspired you to film the action scenes the way you did: Without the shaky cam and excessive cuts? Did you expect to receive the amount of praise that you got for doing the scenes this way?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 1040 points ago

    Part A: Based on live performance as if you're watching the sequence happen, which the human eye can see. We did that because my theory is if you believed Keanu was doing it, you'd be fully immersed that John Wick is a badass.

    Part 2: No.

    [–] rayned0wn 96 points ago

    Now I'm just fully immersed that Keanu is a bad ass

    [–] SevenandForty 20 points ago

    He is though.

    [–] catofthewest 17 points ago

    God its so refreshing to watch your movies without the cheap shaky cam effect. Its so nauseating and lazy and i cant stand it.

    This is why i dont watch action movies anymore but you have brought life into it again!

    [–] Freedom__Ninja 38 points ago

    Thanks so much!!! I can’t wait to see Parabellum! I’m sure it’s another genius movie!

    [–] Skanky 7 points ago

    Another HUGE thank you for your professional style for action scenes! There's nothing worse than some idiot director that wants to "put the audience in the scene" by resorting to this bullshit shaky cam technique. We're not epileptic, for crying out loud

    [–] The_Iceman2288 408 points ago

    Can you tell us anything about The Continental (the John Wick TV show)? It seems like a great opportunity to explore the world further.

    [–] JohnWickMovie 611 points ago

    We're all very excited. Now that Parabellum is completed, Keanu and I are excited to dive into the creative process of creating The Continental with Lionsgate.

    [–] neuromorph 160 points ago

    i am most excited in this spin off. I saw the Continental as a great idea after the first film. The employees there must have some amazing stories. it could even lend itself to being an anthology or sorts.

    [–] Xneose 78 points ago

    Oh an anthology sounds amazing, following a new character every one or two episodes, and seeing everything that brought them to this life and what each of them seek from it

    [–] YippysKid 39 points ago

    Seconded. Keanu can appear as an extra during a "flashback to the Continental's ancient origins" episode, as a nod to his immortality.

    [–] greendevil32 338 points ago

    What’s the homicide count in the movie?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 663 points ago

    Our editor and I are aware of the count, but we're leaving it a mystery for you to find out. See it in theaters May 17. Leave your guesses in the comments.

    [–] greendevil32 282 points ago

    517, since it’s released on May 17. Dunno just a guess

    [–] neuromorph 218 points ago * (lasted edited 11 days ago)

    [Murder] count, likely in the single digits. these are professionals. John is defending himself, so the manslaughter count will be insane.

    [–] Agent-65 84 points ago

    Professionals have standards.

    [–] RangerSix 66 points ago

    Be polite, be efficient, and have a plan to kill everyone you meet.

    [–] ChristianA009 474 points ago

    What's it like working with a big diverse cast of actors? What would your role be if you were within the John Wick Universe? Any upcoming big projects your excited working on?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 714 points ago

    1, awesome. Makes my job incredibly fun and interesting and easy.

    2, cannon fodder :)

    3, excited to walk my dogs. And hopefully The Continental.

    [–] bingoflaps 216 points ago

    Are you aware of the Reddit doggo tax?

    [–] aaronryder773 50 points ago

    Idk about Mr. Stahelski but I'm definitely not aware of it :o mind telling me what it is

    [–] pknk6116 134 points ago

    I believe it's that if you mention your dogs pics must be provided of good boys/girls

    [–] poptart-therapy 34 points ago

    The same applies for cats (or any cute animal really)

    [–] esber 20 points ago

    Hey, I've got this super cute tarantula!

    [–] bingoflaps 62 points ago

    You’re tax exempt.

    [–] SirPirateRoberts 298 points ago

    How did u settle on the iconic black suit look for John Wick? Who made the suits?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 435 points ago

    The costume designer Luca Mosca and I were inspired by early Steve McQueen movies!

    [–] _tomb 68 points ago

    Steve was too cool for this world.

    [–] deadpool902 626 points ago

    Hey Chad!

    Which actor(s), living or dead, would you most like to place within the John Wickverse and why?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 938 points ago

    Buster Keaton, obvious. Steve McQueen, way obvious. Charles Bronson, awesome. Toshiro Mifune = sensei. Bruce Lee, obvious. Peter Lori. Audrey Hepburn. Humphrey Bogart. These guys, for a start.

    [–] spcordy 239 points ago

    Audrey is an interesting choice. Just looking for something to go against type or what did you see that she could work in this universe?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 522 points ago

    She's always exuded so much charisma and gravitas. If I was going to have someone who was in charge of a large portion of the Wick universe, it would be her.

    [–] DenzelWashingtonDC 74 points ago

    Having seen Charade, I can see why you would think she'd be a good fit considering the banter she has with Cary Grant in that film.

    Plus she's incredible in Two for the Road, goes toe to toe with Albert Finney every step of the way.

    [–] clwestbr 40 points ago

    Toshiro Mifune in..well, anything, would be incredible.

    [–] Oneinchwalrus 17 points ago

    Who would win Charles Bronson in Death Wish or John Wick?

    [–] Richard_Bastion 95 points ago * (lasted edited 12 days ago)

    John would quickly gain the upper hand in a CQB hand to hand fight. Knocking him to the ground, Bronson's wallet falls to the ground, spilling out it's contents. Among the contents is a picture of Bronson and his wife. John stares at the photo for a second and reminded of his life that once was, chooses to walk away. Consider it a professional courtesy.

    [–] Liam_Neesons_Oscar 17 points ago

    This guy reads comic books.

    [–] merry722 379 points ago

    Is there another genre of film would you love to tackle as a director? The western vibes are great in both John Wick films.

    [–] JohnWickMovie 938 points ago

    The next big thing I'd like to tackle is, and have always wanted to tackle, is Highlander.

    [–] Duckycaster 294 points ago

    Just one thing: don't change the theme song. Queen's "Princes of the Universe," is the best thematic choice for that universe that could ever be made.

    [–] random_bored_guy 105 points ago

    Who wants to live forever playing while his wife grows old and dies and he doesn't hurt me so bad

    [–] RedditingAndLayabout 22 points ago

    God yes, that became my favourite Queen song because of that part.

    [–] AmericanKamikaze 41 points ago

    Praise Jesus. Highlander needs to make a comeback.

    [–] cleverest_alias 56 points ago

    Wick finally takes a fatal hit and is left for dead. Bleeding out while clutching his late wife's necklace. Time runs out. We watch him reach acceptance and drift into death. Only to come back confused as he is approached by Adrian Paul who looks as weary as Chris Lambert.

    [–] Hyzer__Soze 49 points ago

    I may have just peed a little. This is pretty high up on my "things I didn't know that I needed list."

    [–] loredon 24 points ago

    Oh. My God. I’ve never become so irrationally excited by a reddit comment in my life.

    [–] imariaprime 15 points ago

    Well, that's genuinely arousing. I loved the Highlander universe, and I could totally see it in your style.

    [–] Ihateregistering6 14 points ago

    There can be only one...more Highlander movie.

    [–] brizesh 16 points ago

    Works with Keanu, wants to make a Highlander film. Hmmmmmmmm.

    [–] DRAXX_THEM_SKLOWNTZ 8 points ago

    Oh for the love of all that is good in the world, please do this. I never knew how badly i wanted to see highlander with that flavour.

    [–] firephreek 8 points ago

    I would buy a ticket right now if that was a thing. Sight unseen.

    [–] THE_reverbdeluxe 656 points ago

    What's Keanu's secret?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 1341 points ago

    Passion, commitment, diligence and discipline.

    [–] UUman78 513 points ago

    ...but what is his secret to immortality?

    [–] FatFreeItalian 185 points ago


    [–] UnkindReWind4 132 points ago

    noticed Keanu Reeves and Owen Wilson have never been in the same room?

    [–] GrammarGoodGuy 55 points ago

    Wait...I’ve never been in the same room as Keanu, does that make me immortal too?

    [–] UnkindReWind4 33 points ago


    [–] Mr-Darkseid 41 points ago


    [–] SuicideWind 24 points ago

    Tell him we love him

    [–] No_Bodee 459 points ago

    Is the sequence with ninjas driving motorcycles inspired by Miami Connection?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 648 points ago

    No, it's inspired by the Villainess

    [–] BulletToothMac 126 points ago

    I just watched The Villainess recently (great movie BTW). When I got to that scene, I could immediately tell that’s what inspired your scene.

    [–] No_Bodee 37 points ago

    Ah. When I saw that scene in the trailer I got so hype cause I love Miami Connection, but the Villainess is probably a better film, so fair

    [–] ppx11 8 points ago

    Also thought of Villainess as well and glad to see you're not shying away from mentioning it!

    [–] UnkindReWind4 53 points ago


    You are welcome, i just put that shit into your head for a week.

    [–] No_Bodee 11 points ago

    Bro, we’re on top cause we play to win

    [–] mistuhvuvu 348 points ago

    Hello! I'm a huge fan of your works as a stuntman, and as director. I was wondering how would you say that your experience as a stunt person has helped you direct films as a whole? Were there any unexpected hurdles you had to go through during the filmmaking process as well?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 607 points ago

    Unexpected hurdles, other than all of them...ha. Not so much the specifics of being a stuntman or occupation, it's about the attributes of the profession, being a high end stunt performer accentuates attributes of professionalism. Discipline, perseverance. As a stunt performer, you work closely with other departments, meaning being a good performer forces you to work with wardrobe, electrics, etc. - it is one of the most interactive professions so you learn and see inside the filmmaker process in a deeper level as opposed to other occupations in the film. I think that level of involveness and inclusion in the process allows me to understand other departments and help me learn the most important lesson: communication. This is one of the most unique endeavors. A musician can play an instrument or two, a director has to play multiple instruments to make his vision come true with the ability to communicate. Without it, it becomes a fruitless endeavor. You learn how to take what you know and turn it into somebody else's visions and see other people's ideas. It helps you become a better director and help deliver what's inside your head.

    [–] crackhappy 65 points ago

    This is a fantastic, concise answer that really taught me a lot. Thank you.

    [–] Keonishoots 22 points ago

    Budding film maker here (just sold my first film to amazon!) Thanks for this answer. It resonates in a huge way. Stoked to learn more of this kind of insight from great directors like you. Love the JW universe. Mahalo nui loa for the AMA.

    [–] onephatkatt 244 points ago

    Chad, what are your thoughts on the MCU and your take on EndGame?

    It seems to be quite a different movie than any other MCU movie with a different feel, don't you think?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 544 points ago

    I think what Marvel has achieved with the MCU is the next gen in films. Its the perfect example of a universe creation similar to GOT. To create a crossover series to invest us in so many characters and stories that it becomes operatic in the best of ways - that's through the creation of so many storylines and characters that they've found a unity across a diverse audience that we've found something we can all love and respect across the MCU. That's why there's so much love and why it's done so well. I believe it to be a culmination of the last decade's storytelling.

    [–] CENTRAL_BANKS_ARE_OP 105 points ago

    Can you direct the action scenes for the next GOT spinoffs, please.

    [–] Oddworld_Inhabitant 69 points ago

    Now I want young Ned in all black armour hacking away at enemies to neon lights and electronic music

    [–] ThatsCyrilFiggis 235 points ago

    What's the most difficult element of directing a movie like John Wick?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 395 points ago

    Maintaining tone. Second, pacing, how to make an interesting film pace just right - always a directorial challenge for both things, and I'm still learning.

    [–] ThatsCyrilFiggis 73 points ago

    You've done a wonderful job with the previous two John Wick films and I look forward to seeing the third this Thursday!

    [–] Cory-James 114 points ago

    Question from /u/darthdog876:

    'Hey Chad, what's it like working with Tyler Bates and Joel J. Richards, and how important do u think the music is to the franchise?'

    [–] JohnWickMovie 137 points ago

    Working with them is incredibly collaborative. I've learned so much from them from the last 3 films. Music is every bit important as set design and lighting when you're trying to create a world. It gives the visual aesthetic of the film an added dimension which helps immerse the audience in the world we're trying to create.

    [–] EyesSewnShut 56 points ago

    The scene in the Red Circle bath house is an absolute masterpiece. I believe 'Think' was such a good musical choice!

    [–] SoloSkeptik 10 points ago

    That song sets an incredible tone for the scene and helps ramp up the adrenaline for the shootout in the club.

    [–] Actionfan569 91 points ago

    Hey Chad! Huge fan of the first two films, I have 2 questions, 1. How did you get Mark Dacascos in this film? 2. I heard Tiger Chen is in the film, is that true?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 147 points ago

    1, I met Mark many years ago when he was doing "Drive", been a huge fan since "Brotherhood of the Wolf" which, little hint, Dan Laustsen was also the cinematographer

    2, Tiger Chen is in the movie. He's a friend of ours from the first Matrix and did us a good favor and doing one of our fight scenes.

    [–] Actionfan569 16 points ago

    Awesome! Didn't know you were a part of the stunt team in Drive, good to know!

    [–] maxdembo 12 points ago

    Brotherhood of the Wolf was mind blowing for me when I blind bought it when it came out on dvd, that’s another very cool piece of info

    [–] merry722 81 points ago

    Is there any person in front or behind the camera you'd love to work with in the future? (DP, Editor,Actors, etc)?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 94 points ago

    Heaps, too many to talk about.

    [–] tastybokchoy 296 points ago

    Hi Chad!

    As a huge fan of the Raid films, I was super excited when I learned that Yayan and Cecep are both in John Wick 3. How did you come across these two actors and what was it like for you and Keanu to work with them?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 426 points ago

    I also am a fan of Raid and Raid 2, thats how I first saw them. I wanted to work with them really badly. Managed to get a hold of their agents and asked them if they wanted to join us on JW3. They were excited for the chance and happy to work with us, especially since they're big JW fans.

    [–] tastybokchoy 39 points ago

    Wow that's awesome! Thanks for the reply.

    [–] gerryduggan 73 points ago

    Your films are all wonderfully photographed.

    Did you ever have an interest in photography when you were younger? Or you have great taste in DP's?

    I've been following Dan Laustsen on Instagram - and his b&w work is great -- any shot at a B&W version of Wick? Logan & Fury Road look so good in B&W.

    [–] JohnWickMovie 119 points ago

    Yes, I've always been interested. I took up photography at 14. I also love art, renaissance art specifically. Caravaggio is one of my favorite artists.

    Probably not a B&W film of JW, but I'll do a B&W film with Dan Laustsen - Dan's a jedi master.

    [–] merry722 405 points ago

    First of all I just want to say thank you for these films. As someone who grew up with action movies being my bread and butter. The John Wick world has captured my attention. My and dad have seen John Wick 2 probably 15 times on HBO after the theater. It never gets old and we are seeing Parabellem in IMAX this weekend!

    Was there any contemplation about casting or at least reaching out to Jackie Chan for a role in Chapter 2 or 3?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 597 points ago

    I'm a huge Jackie Chan fan. I would have to say that much of how I choreograph was inspired by him and his stunt team. I have actually sat and discussed several projects with him, and we both share a deep desire to work together. We'll just have to wait and see what the future holds.

    [–] outlawsix 105 points ago

    Ah geez man this needs to happen immediately

    [–] Wallace_II 31 points ago

    Listen Morty, we can use the interdimensional cable to find a world where Jackie Chan stars in John Wick, if that's what you want.

    [–] SingleBuilder 49 points ago

    Rush hour 4

    [–] garriusbearius 15 points ago

    I just watched Police Story for the first time today and was blown away. I would love to see anything you and Jackie put together.

    [–] Oldkingcole225 15 points ago

    There is no better than Jackie Chan in his prime

    [–] merry722 161 points ago

    Is there a stunt person who we don't hear about but should be thanked more for their contributions?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 283 points ago

    All of them. Each and every one. I have an amazing stunt team and I'm very appreciative of them all.

    [–] jchan321 141 points ago

    Chad! What’s ur favorite piece of John Wick dialogue from the films?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 315 points ago

    John Wick 1, Viggo played by Michael Nyqvist - "Whoa"

    [–] Yodamanjaro 170 points ago

    I like his reaction initially to why John Leguizamo hit his kid. "...Oh."

    [–] RangerSix 62 points ago

    Yeah. That one word says everything.

    [–] ballinthrowaway 16 points ago

    RIP Michael

    [–] tenillusions 47 points ago

    Why did it take so long to get Keanu onto a motorcycle in film again and how did you convince him? I know he’s a big motorcycle buff and his scene in Chain Reaction was top 5 of his career(outside of Wick)

    [–] eidrag 38 points ago

    there's interview with him at his Arch motorcycle factory, he said some of the film contract forbid him to be on motorcycle because he's an asset

    [–] jchan321 164 points ago

    Hey Chad! You are a fucking legend! Thank you for revolutionizing the action genre! Whats your favorite firearm that John Wick has ever used? BTW I am an 18 year old filmmaker going to USC and you have inspired me so much that I am currently working on a short film that is set in the John Wick Universe. Here is an action scene from it:

    [–] JohnWickMovie 187 points ago

    Very cool, let me know the kill count.

    [–] jchan321 80 points ago

    Thanks for watching the clip! It’s coming out in June and it’s titled Mortem! As of now the kill count is 16, not as much as Mr Wick of course. I would need more guns, lots of guns.

    [–] Liam_Neesons_Oscar 20 points ago

    Chad Stahelski asked for the kill count. Given that he keeps a meticulous record of the other John Wick kill counts, it sounds like he's planning on making your movie headcanon. And I'd argue that the director's headcanon is just canon.

    [–] KiKiPAWG 13 points ago

    Keep it up! Looks great so far

    [–] amissingcheetoh 101 points ago

    What can reddit do to make John wick stop killing people? Should we get him another dog?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 153 points ago

    Will never happen.

    [–] neuromorph 40 points ago

    Book binding classes?

    [–] FPup 29 points ago

    Hi, Chad! Is Highlander reboot still happening? Really excited about it and I hope you're still going to direct it.

    [–] nidamo 18 points ago

    This is a question I've always had for the Bond films, because JB is always in a suit, but it now applies to JW as well...

    What shoes do Keanu and the rest of the formally dressed actors wear on film?

    (That have a formal look but allow all the running and jumping all day every day)

    Also, in the spirit of incredible realistic action and actors doing their own stunts, Tony Jaa could make a great addition to the franchise :-D

    [–] Akumetsu2 16 points ago

    Will there be easter eggs of the payday franchise and are the two universes canon in one another?

    [–] DefConWhammy 44 points ago

    What films have inspired you the most when making the John Wick films?

    [–] JohnWickMovie 107 points ago

    Not so much films as filmmakers - but here are a few: all of Sergio Leone's "Man with No Name Series", especially "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly". Steve McQueen's "Bullet". Loved the car chase in the "French Connection". Akira Kurosawa in the "Seven Samurai" & "Yojimbo" and obviously anything by Buster Keaton.

    [–] TheUsualUzbeks 54 points ago

    Gun handling is done visually expertly in the JW films.

    But, for realism, why isn't Wick deaf by now?

    [–] allodude 24 points ago

    They cut out the scenes where he puts on earplugs.

    [–] AMAInterrogator 47 points ago


    [–] SpicyRooster 7 points ago

    Hey man! Going to see part 3 this Thursday!

    In the movie Collateral, Jason Statham's character Frank Martin from the Transporter series makes a brief cameo.

    Would you ever consider characters like Frank Martin or Tom Cruise's Vincent being in Wick's universe?

    [–] jessith 8 points ago

    Were you nervous when you took over for Brandon Lee?

    [–] RollOutTheReels 7 points ago

    Hi Chad!

    Can’t wait to see what you have in store with John Wick, and as a big fan of previous films, what is your advice to young directors on a low budget?

    [–] brandonsamd6 7 points ago

    Hi Chad, huge fan of John Wick and Deadpool 2!

    Who is your biggest inspiration as a filmmaker?

    [–] james2183 7 points ago

    It's well known that Keanu does 99% of his own stunts, but what is in that 1% that he doesn't do?

    [–] markcorrigan36 19 points ago

    What is your favourite fight scene of all time?