The production of Lionsgate’s May 17, 2019-dated John Wick 3: Parabellum has already taken to Morrocco according to recent reports and as it turns out, the additions to its cast have all but continued. As GWW’s Omega Underground notes, actor Saïd Taghmaoui has joined the cast, albeit in an undisclosed role for the third-outing of director Chad Stahelski’s epic assassin opus that once more sees title actor Keanu Reeves as the former gangland enforcer fighting his way out of the crosshairs of the global assassins’ network that now wants him dead following the events of the second film.
Said Taghmaoui on set of JW3
Taghmaoui, recent co-star of last year’s DCEU hit from Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman, confirmed his participation in the assassin/revenge saga via Twitter. Written by Derek Kolstad who may very well shepherd a hopeful spin-off of the John Wick trilogy with a TV drama in the form of The Continental at some point in the future, Taghmaoui joins a mix of new and returning cast members from the previous installments – among whom are Ian McShane, Lawrence Fishburne, Common and Lance Reddick, actresses Halle Berry, Ruby Rose and Anjelica Huston, and actors Mark Dacascos, Sanada Hiroyuki, Jason Mantzoukas, Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman among the lot.
Reeves will soon make his return to the big screen in Jeffrey Nachmanoff’s upcoming sci-fi, Replicas, on January 11, 2019 from Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios.