Inside Keanu Reeves’ Commitment to ‘Top Physical Shape’ for ‘John Wick’

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Staying match! Keanu Reeves “loves” enjoying John Wick within the movie franchise — particularly due to the bodily element.

“Keanu loves that these films preserve him in high bodily form,” a supply solely reveals within the new challenge of Us Weekly. “He says if it weren’t for these films, he can be a lot much less lively, however the combating sequences and stunts preserve him on his toes.”

Based on the insider, Reeves, 58, has a serious love for the style, including, “He’s at all times been a fan of motion films since he was youthful. Kung Fu and motion films are what he actually enjoys creating and that’s why this franchise has been so nice for him.”

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The John Wick franchise, which follows a former hitman who’s pressured to return to the felony world he left behind, launched its first film in 2014. Since then, the movies discovered field workplace success, with the fourth installment set to debut in theaters on Friday, March 24.

Earlier than John Wick: Chapter 4‘s launch, Reeves mirrored on returning to play the fictional murderer. “It’s a enjoyable character to have the ability to have that John Wick type of factor. However I don’t take that dwelling with me,” he advised Good Morning America on Monday, March 20, throughout an interview that was filmed days earlier than his costar Lance Reddick handed away at age 60 from pure causes.

The Canada native broke down the extraordinary exercise routine that goes into bringing John Wick to life. “[It] begins with coaching earlier than the coaching,” he shared in regards to the onscreen mixture of judo, jiu-jitsu and weapons manipulation. “I’m not fairly [in the aging out stage] but. [But this franchise] received me nearer.”

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Reeves continued: “I’m positively feeling the age. … I imply, I feel the movie is basically epic, and I really like enjoying the function. I really like the John Wick world.”

Because the Pace actor continues to advertise a brand new installment of John Wick, the insider praised Reeves for being “the sweetest man” to his followers over time.

“He treats everybody with the identical quantity of respect, and he does get pleasure out of each interplay,” the supply continued. “Keanu would a lot moderately attend an enormous fan occasion than go on a press circuit. He very a lot enjoys his privateness.”

For extra particulars on the work Reeves places in for the John Wick franchise, watch the video above and choose up the most recent challenge of Us Weekly — on newsstands now.