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Keanu Reeves faces off against Donnie Yen in New ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ trailer

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  • In the trailer, Wick is given a chance to break free from the bounty placed on him by a group of criminal leaders known as the High Table.
  • He must face Bill Skarsgård’s villain character Marquis de Gramont in one-on-one combat to win his freedom.
  • The film also sees Reeves go up against Donnie Yen in a gun and sword fight.
  • The trailer features horseback gunfights in the desert and high speed car chases through the streets of Paris.
  • “John Wick: Chapter 4” opens in theaters on March 24, 2023.

A gun, a samurai sword, a nunchuck — these are just some of the weapons Keanu Reeves uses to complete his final mission in the latest trailer for “John Wick: Chapter 4.”

In the trailer, Wick is given a chance to break free from the bounty placed on him by a group of criminal leaders known as the High Table. This time, he must face Bill Skarsgård’s villain character Marquis de Gramont in one-on-one combat to win his freedom.

Peter Chan’s Changin’ Pictures to debut TV projects starring film icons Donnie Yen, Zhang Ziyi

  • Changin’ Pictures, a production company launched by famed Hong Kong director Peter Chan, is set to debut five TV shows at Busan International Film Festival this week, including two projects starring Donnie Yen and Zhang Ziyi.
  • Yen, 59, will both serve as both showrunner and star in a martial arts series titled “Outright Loser, Hidden Master,” while Ziyi, 43, will play the role of a woman accused of murdering her abusive husband in “The Murderer.”
  • Other titles include TV adaptations of the popular webtoons “ONE: High School Heroes” and “Heesu in Class 2,” as well as the anthology reboot of the 2002 Thai horror film “The Eye.”
  • While Changin’ Pictures' five new shows are set in Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Japan, the company plans to expand in the future to other areas across Asia, including Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines.
  • “We aspire to be Asia’s most effective one stop shop for international production partners and streaming platforms,” Chan said.

Changin’ Pictures, a production company launched by famed Hong Kong director Peter Chan, is set to debut five TV shows at Busan International Film Festival this week, including two projects starring film icons Donnie Yen and Zhang Ziyi.

The company will first premiere two Korean shows based on popular webtoons in South Korea, according to Variety

Keanu Reeves unveils ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ teaser also starring Donnie Yen at SDCC

  • Keanu Reeves surprised fans at the San Diego Comic-Con on Friday with a teaser for his upcoming film “John Wick: Chapter 4,” over three years after the third film in the series was released.
  • Reeves originally attended the convention for his comic book debut “Brzrkr,” which was published by Boom! Studios last year.
  • Later that day, Reeves crashed Collider’s Directors on Directing panel where “John Wick” director Chad Stahelski was a panelist and showed the one-minute teaser trailer.
  • As seen in the clip, the film appears to stay true to the signature Wick-fashion, promising epic fight scenes with lots of guns and lots of swords.
  • The bar for the newest addition to the franchise is high, with each film in the series having outdone its predecessor at the box office each time.

Keanu Reeves surprised fans at the San Diego Comic-Con with a teaser for his upcoming film, “John Wick: Chapter 4.”

An unsuspecting audience was completely taken off-guard on Friday when the 57-year-old actor gave them a peek at John Wick’s return more than three years after the third film of the series was released.    

Donnie Yen’s vow to Bruce Lee over 25 years ago: ‘I won’t let him down’

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  • Hong Kong martial artist Donnie Yen Ji-dan, 58, said in a 1995 interview that he “will not let Bruce Lee down.”
  • “I think he was a great kung fu fighter with unsurpassed skills,” Yen said. “I also respect his wisdom and foresight. If his spirit is watching now, I won’t let him down.”
  • Yen’s acting career started after he was cast in the 1984 film “Drunken Tai Chi.” He was later cast in the 1985 romantic comedy “Mismatched Couples,” which almost jeopardized his future in the film industry.
  • The film “Legend of the Wolf” marked his directorial debut in 1997. He admitted in an interview that he was struggling at the time and only had 100 Hong Kong dollars (approximately $12.80) to his name.
  • Yen achieved international fame after being cast in the starring role of “Ip Man,” the 2008 biographical martial arts film based on the life of Bruce Lee’s Wing Chun teacher.

Before becoming a well-known actor, Donnie Yen faced several ups and downs while working in the film industry throughout the decades, including taking on a romantic comedy role that almost jeopardized his career.

Yen, whose full name is Donnie Yen Ji-dan, landed his first acting role in the 1984 movie “Drunken Tai Chi” after the brother of one of his mother’s students asked him to go to a casting call, according to South China Morning Post (SCMP).

‘Ip Man’ star vs Ip Man student: Donnie Yen faces off against Bruce Lee in resurfaced animated short

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Action movie star Donnie Yen battles against iconic martial artist and actor Bruce Lee in a three-minute animated video going viral over eight years after its original debut.

Donnie Yen vs. Bruce Lee: The 2013 3D animated short film “A Warrior’s Dream” recently went viral when Yen shared it on his official Instagram account on Nov. 19.

Hiroyuki Sanada Joins Donnie Yen, Rina Sawayama, Keanu Reeves in ‘John Wick 4’

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“Mortal Kombat” star Hiroyuki Sanada will join Donnie Yen, Rina Sawayama and Keanu Reeves in “John Wick 4” as an old friend of the title character. 

Movie details: Sanada will be playing a character known as Watanabe. The character’s role in the plot has not been released except that he and Wick share several common enemies, Collider reported.

#BoycottMulan Trends Again After Donnie Yen Celebrates Hong Kong’s Return to ‘Motherland’

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Martial arts star Donnie Yen recently celebrated Hong Kong’s handover to China, sparking heavy criticism from fans and renewed calls to #BoycottMulan.

Pro-Beijing post: Yen, who plays Commander Tung in Disney’s upcoming live-action Mulan remake, becomes the film’s second cast member along with lead Liu Yifei to spark backlash from fans.