John Wick: Chapter 4’s post-credits scene maintains the activity rolling

Keanu Reeves in the John Wick 4 trailer

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John Wick is back for an additional life-or-death fight in his largest (as well as lengthiest) motion picture yet. But if you linger for every one of John Wick: Chapter 4’s virtually 170 mins, at the very least you’ll obtain a tiny added benefit at the end.

The most recent entrance in the collection regarding the assassin that simply intends to hang up his guns as well as live his life in tranquility does have a scene at the end of the credit scores. It isn’t long, as well as it isn’t entirely essential to the story, yet it’s thematically pertinent, co-writers Michael Finch as well as Shay Hatten informed Polygon in a current meeting. It’s additionally quite awesome. Either method suffices factor to linger. But if you can’t, or you’d similar to a little description, right here’s what takes place in John Wick: Chapter 4’s post-credits scene.

[Ed. note: This story contains spoilers for all of John Wick: Chapter 4, both before and after the credits.]

John Wick: Chapter 4 upright an austere note with John’s funeral service. (No, it isn’t clear whether he’s actually dead.) But that isn’t all the motion picture has up its sleeve. After the credit scores, we see Caine (Donnie Yen) headed to see his child with an arrangement of blossoms. As he goes through a group, Akira (Rina Sawayama) strolls towards him as well as unsheathes a blade, preparing to retaliate the fatality of her daddy, Shimazu (Hiroyuki Sanada), that Caine eliminated previously in the motion picture.

Finch as well as Hatten informed Polygon that her wish for vengeance is the main factor of the scene.

“One of the themes of this piece was to demonstrate the vertical reach of the Table,” Finch claimed. The High Table is the much-referenced shadowy company that regulates assassins in the John Wick films. “Because of the events that happen in the Osaka Continental, she goes in full-force. What she doesn’t understand, and what we’re trying to demonstrate, is that you once you step into the Table, there is no stepping out. She was locked in once Caine says, […] ‘I’ll be waiting for you.’ He knows that she’s going to come, because she’s a part of the Table. […] She’s all in, she’s gonna go after Caine for revenge. Her story is John Wick story, in a lot of ways.”

This cycle of revenge as well as physical violence is essential to the motifs of the John Wick collection, Hatten claimed.

“It shows the cyclical and cruel nature of this world, that once you get in there, it is impossible to get out,” Hatten claimed. “I think that’s why we empathize with John so much. No matter how many people he kills, you recognize, well, he didn’t really have a choice. He fell into this life, and now he’s just trying to get out and honor the memory of his wife. But it’s a really challenging thing to do.”

While every one of this plays right into the motifs of the collection, consisting of vengeance as well as the suggestion that the High Table rests over also one of the most epic assassins that offer under it, it’s additionally simply an amazing little cap to the motion picture’s tale — or perhaps a tease of what’s ahead for the collection’ future.


Source: Polygon

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