'Got that new new thank you bro KR' - Keanu Reeves surprises stunt team with Rolex gifts after wrapping John Wick 4
Keanu Reeves faced his toughest role yet in "John Wick: Chapter 4," pushing his physical limits and gifting Rolex watches to his stunt team after filming.
If you thought Keanu Reeves was at his peak in the John Wick series, buckle up, because 'John Wick: Chapter 4' sees the actor shifting gears to a whole new level.
"The Toolbox" of Keanu Reeves - The Making of an Action Star
"John Wick: Chapter 4 was the hardest physical role I've ever had in my career so far," Reeves revealed to Total Film, as reported by People. He's not just shooting guns and throwing punches this time; he's drifting cars and pulling 270s in the streets of Paris.
The Matrix star further explained the intensity of the stunts, saying, "We took the car-driving to the next level, which I really enjoy. There's 180s, forward-into-reverse 180s, reverse-into-forward 270s, drifting. … So it was really fun to get a chance to learn those skills, and to play." Talk about an adrenaline rush!
"Best Wrap Gift Ever" - A Heartfelt Gesture by Reeves
Once the dust settled and the filming wrapped, Reeves had a special surprise for his four-man stunt team. The generous actor gifted each of them individually personalized Rolex Submariner watches during a dinner in Paris in October 2021.
"Jeremy Thank you Keanu JW4 2021," read the engraving on one watch, while another member of the stunt team, Bruce Concepcion, wrote on Instagram, "Got that new new thank you bro KR."
It's not just the fans who adore Keanu; his colleagues clearly feel the love too.
Revving Up for the Big Release
Originally set for release on May 22, 2022, 'John Wick: Chapter 4' was pushed back a year. The official trailer was finally unleashed in November 2022, with the film set to hit theaters on March 24, 2023.
Three years after 2019's 'John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum,' which grossed a whopping $327,281,779 at the worldwide box office, Reeves' iconic hitman is back and out for revenge. Lionsgate surely has another blockbuster on their hands.
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