Ballerina: Anjelica Huston to Join Ana de Armas For John Wick Spinoff; Actress to Reprise Her Role of Crime Lord

Actress Anjelica Huston will join Ana de Armas in Ballerina, a spinoff set in the John Wick universe. Huston is reprising her role as the Director, the head of the Ruska Roma, which she originated in 2019’s John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, reports Variety. “The idea of Ballerina was formed around the scenes with Anjelica in John Wick 3,” producer Erica Lee said. “Anjelica Huston is an icon and is nothing less than Hollywood royalty. The world of Wick is always made richer by her commanding screen presence.” Ballerina: Keanu Reeves Set to Return as John Wick in Ana de Armas’ Spinoff Film – Reports.

Ballerina stars de Armas as a young female assassin who seeks revenge against those who killed her family. Len Wiseman is directing the film, which was written by Shay Hatten. It’s currently in production. Along with Huston, another franchise favourite, Ian McShane, will return in Ballerina as Winston, the manager of the Continental Hotel, while John Wick himself, Keanu Reeves, is expected to make an appearance in the spinoff story. John Wick-Chapter 4 Trailer: Keanu Reeves Faces Donnie Yen-Bill Skarsgård As He Fights Against the High Table in an Action-Packed Glimpse (Watch Video).

Producers include Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee, and Chad Stahelski. Brady Fujikawa and Chelsea Kujawa are overseeing the project for Lionsgate. Before Ballerina l

ands on the big screen, Reeves is breaking out the nunchucks in ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’, which opens in theatres on March 24, 2023. The first three installments in the action-heavy vengeance franchise have been commercially successful, grossing a combined $587 million worldwide.

Huston, who scored Oscar nominations for ‘The Grifters’ and ‘Enemies, A Love Story’, recently lent her voice to Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’ and appeared in the 2020 war film ‘Waiting for Anya’. She’s best known for portraying Morticia Addams in ‘The Addams Family’ and its sequel ‘Addams Family Values’, the Grand High Witch in the original adaptation of Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches’, ‘Ever After’ and ‘This Is Spinal Tap’.

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