Derek Kolstad News

John Wick writer Derek Kolstad joins Falcon and Winter Soldier series The folks over at Marvel are hard at work on their new slate of limited series around characters in the MCU, with perhaps the most eyes on the series centering around Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) and Sam Wilson/Falcon, who is also the recently-anointed Captain America (Anthony Mackie). The six-part series from showrunner-director Kari Skogland (THE HANDMAID’S… Read More...

About a year ago, we learned that writer Derek Kolstad and director Chad Stahelski were having conversations about a potential John Wick TV series, and now a new report confirms that a Wick-inspired show is indeed in development at Starz.

Bob Odenkirk to Star in Action Movie From ‘John Wick’ Writer Bob Odenkirk, of Mr. Show and Better Call Saul fame, is about to become an action star. Odenkirk will produce and star in the new action thriller called Nobody, from John Wick and Atomic Blonde producers, with a screenplay from John Wick writer Derek Kolstad. This news is both extremely unexpected and extremely cool. Bring on Bob Odenkirk’s John Wick moment. After tackling both comedy and drama, Bob Odenkirk is going to try his hand at action, and folks, I am extremely here for it.

John Wick Film Universe May Kickoff With Action Movie Ballerina Lionsgate is looking into establishing a John Wick universe by retooling their recently acquired action script, Ballerina. Keanu Reeves returned to the action genre in 2014 by starring in the film John Wick, based on a script by Derek Kolstad, in which he played an assassin who comes out of retirement to exact revenge on the people who stole his car and killed his dog.

Lionsgate Officially Announces JOHN WICK 2; Keanu Reeves Set To Return Last fall, Lionsgate's action thriller John Wick won over both critics and fans alike as it reached sleeper hit status after grossing over $78 million worldwide on a modest $20 million budget. Rumors have circulated for months about a potential sequel, but nothing substantial had presented itself until now. Earlier today, Lionsgate officially announced that John Wick 2 is a go. Star Keanu Reeves (The Matrix) will return alongside original directors Chad Stahelski and David Leitch and original screenwriter David Kolstad. A release date is TBD.

John Wick

Posted October 13th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

When a retired hit man is forced back into action by a brutal Russian mobster, he hunts down his adversaries with the ruthlessness that made him a crime underworld legend in John Wick, a stylish tale of revenge and redemption set in a brilliantly imagined New York City and starring World Stunt Award-winner Keanu Reeves.

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