Keanu Reeves starrer John Wick: Chapter 4 has obtained record-breaking success at the box office in its debut weekend. It has surpassed the debut weekend earning of all past franchises and has made more than hot releases, Black Adams and Shazam 2.
The fans of the movie are heaping appreciation for the heavily action-packed movie as John Wick fights his final battle with High Tables. The compelling story and the star-studded cast have made it one of the best hitman movies so far.
Keanu Reeves’s role in John Wick
The fans of Keanu Reeves are singing praises of the marvelous role of John Wick. The neat action sequences, martial arts, and breathtaking scenes are driving the fans to theatres in huge numbers. The movie is deemed to be the swan song of John Wick, which has made it more special for the fans. The Exposed actor has also shared that the role is very close to him, and he is attracted to the characters that suffer trauma.
Keanu Reeves is shown in the movie franchise as a retired assassin, who gives up his life of crime to live a happy life with his wife. But things go for a toss when his wife and dog die, leaving him hurting and vengeful. He decides to stop at nothing to take revenge. Wick declares war again the crime lords and sets out on a life-threatening path. He is seen doing several action sequences and intriguing fight scenes, which will leave you nail-biting with anticipation.
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Keanu Reeves is a real-life hero
Born in Beirut, Lebanon, the actor did not have an easy life. He was brought up by only his mother with great difficulty and had three stepfathers. The actor could not complete his education due to dyslexia and unmanaged anger. He always had a keen interest in acting and started doing theatre at the age of 9. He was also good at hockey but could not pursue it further due to a knee injury. Reeves made his movie debut with One Step Away, but it did not work much in his favor. He went on to do several teenage movies. He broke through the lovelorn teenage roles with the movie Point Break (1991).
The actor became a highly recognized name with Speed, where he starred alongside Sandra Bullocks. His career skyrocketed with the movie The Matrix in 1999. When he started earning handsomely, his sister was diagnosed with Leukaemia. At that time donated large sums to cancer charities and organizations.
Keanu Reeves also suffered a personal loss with the demise of his newborn and ex-girlfriend. The actor was reportedly depressed and took a break from acting. He was seen at random public places and his acts of kindness were shared by fans on social media. People described him as sweet, polite, and a good listener.
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There is a video of the actor going viral on social media, where he was seen on a subway. He is seen seated near the doors, and when he saw a woman standing beside him, the Siberia actor offered his seat to her. Fans of the actor are genuinely touched by the sweet gesture by the actor and praise the John Wick star.
For some years, Keanu Reeves kept a low profile and did not do any movies. The actor finally came back with a blockbuster hit John Wick in 2014. The traumatic story of the lead struck a chord with the actor, and he took up the role instantly.
Before the release of Chapter 4 of the franchise, the actor again experienced a setback with the demise of his good friend Lance Reddick. He promised to help the late actor’s family in all ways possible.