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Keanu Reeves is Absolutely Devastated Despite John Wick 4 Smashing Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam and Shazam 2 With $73.5 Million Opening Weekend

Keanu Reeves’s most awaited movie of the year,  John Wick Chapter 4 was released on 24th March. The action-packed movie is receiving lots of love and appreciation from audiences. As per fans of the franchise, the action-heavy movie has turned out to be one of the best action movies over the years. The martial arts and fight sequences in John Wick 4 has left fans in frenzy and the box office collection is proof of the massive success of the Keanu Reeves starring franchise. The intensity and energy the John Wick films offer are truly incredible.

Keanu Reeves in John Wick 4
Keanu Reeves in John Wick 4

John Wick 4 record-breaking box office collection

If there is one movie this year so far that has made you gasp and clasp with excitement, then it must be John Wick 4. The revolutionary action film is the perfect watch for your weekend to get the adrenaline rush with its fast-paced sequences. The latest Keanu Reeves movie is the fourth in the franchise and the longest among the four releases. The franchise brought forth a new and exciting version of Keanu Reeves as a ruthless assassin who will not stop until he gets what he wants. The fire and the angst of John Wick have resonated well with the audience, making it the top-grossing movie among all the other releases this month.

John Wick: Chapter 4

Regarding the numbers, John Wick: Chapter 4 is ruling the box office with $73.5 million in the first weekend. It has surpassed Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam which scored $60.7 million on its debut weekend and Shazam! 2’s collection of $30 million. The movie is getting positive reviews and is widely appreciated by the audience. In comparison to its predecessors, the movie’s collection has outdone the last three from the franchise. The first one debuted at $14 million in 2014, the second was at $30.4 million, and the third gained $56.8 million for the opening weekend. Global earnings of John Wick 4 stands at $137.5 million, where the production cost was more than $100 million, the highest among all four franchises.

David A. Gross from Franchise Entertainment Research has called it a superb opening so far among all John Wick sequels.

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Keanu Reeves is Devasted over the Demise of his John Wick Co-Star Lance Reddick

John Wick star Keanu Reeves is deeply shocked and affected by the sudden demise of his co-actor, Lance Reddick. The duo had worked together in all four films of the franchise and shared a great friendship as well.

Lance Reddick and Keanu Reeves

60-year-old actor Lance Reddick passed away on March 17, a few days before the release of his movie John Wick 4. His body was discovered in his LA home at around 9:30 AM. As per law enforcement sources, the actor passed away due to natural causes. He was doing the press tour for the promotion of John Wick: Chapter 4. He played the role of hotel manager Charon in the action franchise. As per reports, Reddick skipped out of its premiere in New York without explaining his absence. The sudden demise of the perfectly fit actor has completely shocked his friends and loved ones.

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As per sources,

“Keanu is absolutely devastated over losing Lance. He had a huge amount of respect for him as a friend and thought of him as one of the kindest sweetest guys he’d ever had the fortune to meet.”

They further added,

“They were regularly in contact and bounced a lot of ideas off of one another professionally, plus confided about their hopes and dreams on a personal level.”

Keanu Reeves and his co-stars honored Reddick at the LA film premiere and dedicated the movie to The Wire actor. Reddick is survived by two children and a wife of almost 12 years of marriage, Stephanie.

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