Who wouldâ€™ve expected that the first John Wick movie would actually be any good? This was a movie that sold itself on its star Keanu Reeves â€” a star whoâ€™s had an incredibly hit-or-miss career. Would we be able to buy Reeves as a badass gun-toting assassin? Well, consider us surprised, because the answer was a resounding â€œhell yesâ€ on all fronts.
Not only did the movie had heart-pounding gun-fu action going on, but it had just the right amount of story. It wasnâ€™t a lot, by any means, but it was the bare minimum required to give the character some depth. We didnâ€™t just want to see John Wick kick some assassin tail, but we wanted to avenge that poor puppy of his.
Given the success of the first film, a sequel seemed inevitable. With it, came the huge question as to whether or not the filmmakers would be able to capture lightning in a bottle twice. On board to direct this time around is only one-half of the original directing duo, Chad Stahelski, but from what weâ€™ve seen so far, it all looks oh-so-promising.
Now, the studio has released a new TV spot, wherein John Wick promises to â€œkill them all.â€
Looks pretty solid to us. Letâ€™s just hope that John Wick: Chapter 2 has the same delicate balance between story and action that made the first one better than your run-of-the-miller revenge tale.
Below is the synopsis for the film:
â€œKeanu Reeves returns in the sequel to the 2014 hit as legendary hitman John Wick who is forced to back outof retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy international assassinsâ€™ guild. Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to Rome where he squares off against some of the worldâ€™s deadliest killers. Lionsgateâ€™s John Wick: Chapter 2 arriving in theaters on February 10, 2017.â€
What do you think of the new TV spot? Let us know in the comments down below!
John Wick: Chapter 2 hits theaters on February 10, 2017.
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