John Wick is an American action thriller media franchise that was created by Derek Kolstad, which consists of three films written by Kolstad, directed by Chad Stahelski and distributed by Summit Entertainment. Keanu Reeves stars as the eponymous character, a retired but deadly hitman seeking vengeance.
The series began in 2014 with the release of John Wick. It was followed by two sequels; John Wick: Chapter 2, which was released in 2017 and John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum that was released on May 17, 2019. The three films were successful both critically and commercially. With three films released to date, the series has accrued a collective gross over $575 million worldwide. A sequel entitled John Wick: Chapter 4 is set for release on May 21, 2021.