Len Wiseman (Total Recall, Live Free Or Die Hard, Lucifer, Swamp Thing) will direct Ballerina for Lionsgate. Shay Hatten wrote the script for the female-fronted action thriller which will share space in the John Wick cinematic universe as announced back in 2017
According to Deadline on Wednesday, Ballerina centers on ” a young female assassin who seeks revenge against the people who killed her family”. John Wick franchise star Keanu Reeves will serve at a producing capacity with Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee, and Chad Stahelski.
The franchise’s latest, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, scored well over $320 million dollars globally prior to becoming one of Lionsgate’s highest-earning home releases. Reeves and Stahelski, star and director, respectively, are expected to reteam for a fourth film in 2021.
Casting and other details remain pending.