'John Wick' TV Series 'The Continental' Coming to Starz

039;The Continental' will be exec produced by the screenwriter behind the franchise as well as original star Reeves

The network announced today it was moving forward with the previously rumored series, which will be called The Continental. The show will focus on the unusual events that occur inside the hotel-for-assassins, The Continental, according to Deadline.

Chris Collins of "Sons of Anarchy" is writing the series and will be the showrunner should it be picked up. Reeves, Stahelski, Leitch and Kolstad are set to produce.

Though Keanu Reeves (who plays Wick on the big screen) is signed on as a producer, the television series won't focus on his character.

The original John Wick was praised for its heavy emphasis on world-building with a world that was built around an economy of assassins, which was done in a way not to set up a bunch of sequels as many franchise-hopefuls are wont to do, but to flesh out the otherwise-simple narrative.

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Continuing the cross-pollinating nature of film and TV, Starz announced Friday it is developing "The Continental", a drama series spun out of the action-movie franchise "John Wick". There is no word on whether or not this will affect (possible title) John Wick Chapter 3, but we'll know soon enough.

The Continental seems promising, though, because, unlike some carefully negotiated TV versions of film franchises, the premise doesn't seem too dramatically limited from what was appealing about the films in the first place.

"This series is truly unlike anything else on TV", said Starz CEO Chris Albrecht. "The Continental promises to include the thunderous fight sequences and intensely staged shootouts between professional assassins and their targets that fans have come to expect in the John Wick movie franchise as well as introducing some new, darkly compelling characters who inhabit this underground world". If not, The Continental is in good hands with Collins, given his wide-ranging work on television in the past.

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