John Wick 4 has been scheduled to release on May 2021, but the title for the movie is yet to be decided. And we have a few speculations. Read away.
Lionsgate made the announcement via a Social Media post saying, “You have served. You will be of service. John Wick: Chapter 4 is coming – May 21, 2021.”At the end of John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, we saw Winston shooting John several times, and he plummets off the Continental’s roof. The scene looks like Winston betrayed John in order to reaffirm his loyalty to the High Table.
This could not be necessarily what happened. He was trying his best to ensure John walked away from the situation with his life. Winston’s and John Wick’s friendship seemed genuine. When he also said that he’d rather be killed by a friend, Winston appeared to mean it.
“Both John Wick and Bowery King are pissed and will unite to take down the High Table and the Continental in the next movie.”
At the very end of the movie, Jason Mantzoukas (the Tick-Tock Man), sneaks Wick’s body underground to Bowery King (Laurence Fishburne). Bowery King is still alive but wounded like John Wick by the High Table.
Implications that factor in John Wick 4 Official Title
John Wick Chapter 3 ending has bigger implications for the world of the Continental, and for John Wick. It’s much more significant than the endings of the last two movies. The story leaves the field wide open for John Wick 4.
In May 2019, before the release of John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, the director Chad Stahelski confirmed about the next part of John Wick Franchise. He posted on Reddit, “Ask Me Anything”. Keanu also confirmed that he will continue making sequels, as long as the films are successful.
Now that John Wick Chapter 4 is confirmed, but not the movie title. We have some potential speculation for title names for the upcoming John Wick movie – 4 including the Ballerina that was planned far back in 2017.
John Wick: Chapter 4 – Ballerina
In John Wick: Chapter 3, John visits the director (Anjelica Huston) in New York City. He hopes of begging safe passage to Morocco to meet the Elder. The main motive is to seek redemption with the High Table. In the movie the Director runs the program, training young male wrestlers to be assassins, suggesting that’s where John cut his teeth. The Director’s place masquerades as a Ballet School.
The landscape shifts monumentally with Chapter 3, as the Director has been punished by the High Table for aiding John after he was deemed “excommunicate.” And with Wick’s revenge and wrath focused on the Director, Ballerina will be an apt name for Chapter 4.
John Wick: Chapter 4 – Scission
Scission basically means splitting of chemical bonds. In the John Wick franchise, Keanu Reeves’ protagonist is an orphan taken in by the Tarasov Russian Mafia. He is brought up as an assassin. By that, he earns the nickname Baba Yaga.
The High Table has the ultimate authority in the underworld. The Continental is an autonomous organization. Winston has authority over the Continental business. John is also a major part of it. But he feels betrayed. And he is going on to break the bond with them. He is going to end the High Table and the Continental breaking all the links in the change. Hence, John Wick Chapter 4 can be aptly called Scission, as per our speculation.
John Wick: Chapter 4 – Pandemonium
Pandemonium means chaos. This resembles with John Wick franchisee built on hard-hitting fight sequences, car crashing, bloodshed scenes and much more. In Chapter 2, John Wick finds Santino in the Continental, he decided to take his revenge and shoots the bad guy point-blank in the head. This led to the bounty on the head of John Wick.
There is no doubt that there would be plenty of action in the movie. Violence is growing up in every part and this part would be like something never seen before. And if John Wick is to destroy the High Table and The Continental, there is sure to be Pandemonium in every minute of Chapter 4.
John Wick: Chapter 4 – Depuration
Depuration means the action or process of freeing of impurities. After the last part, John Wick is angry and he wants to end the High Table. He no longer resonates with the principles of The High Table and considers it as something that needs an end. In short, Keanu Reeves’ protagonist is out there to free the world from the impurity that is The High Table.
John Wick will end the High table and free the world from underworld’s most powerful organizations in Chapter 4. Therefore, we believe an act of purification is performed. That makes Depuration an apt name for the next John Wick 4 movie, as per our speculation of course.
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