Movie buffs who didn’t get enough trailer excitement today with the premier of the Blade Runner 2049 teaser can also geek out over the just-released full trailer for John Wick: Chapter 2. (Lionsgate Movies released a teaser back in October.)
Keanu Reeves returns as the title character while Laurence Fishburne joins the cast.
Fishburne’s addition will remind people of him and Reeves working in The Matrix. That in turn prompts some thoughts on how Reeves turned that movie into a franchise with his star power. He’s apparently doing the same with John Wick. How many actors can still do that in the second decade of the twenty-first century?
Meanwhile, between the teaser and now the full trailer, Fishburne looks like he’s having a good time in his supporting role. And if that’s true, it won’t be surprising. After all, supporting characters are often more interesting than main characters, and it would make sense if they are equally fun to portray on film.
John Wick: Chapter 2 is currently scheduled to open in theaters on Feb. 10, 2017.