He is set to return as the remorseless killing machine John Wick.
And Keanu Reeves offered an insight into his intense training ahead of the hotly-anticipated third instalment of the neo-noir action thriller franchise.
The 54-year-old actor revealed that the ripped physique he requires for the role is thanks to a gruelling Navy SEAL training regime, which produces some of the fittest officers in the world.
Action: Keanu Reeves offered an insight into his intense training ahead of the hotly-anticipated third instalment of the neo-noir action thriller franchise
Keanu joined former Navy SEAL Shawn Ryan who owns Vigilance Elite for a training session, which included showing him the ropes on skills such as gun-handling.
Assassin John Wick battles dozens of ninjas in the teaser and showcases his impressive knife skills, hurling several of the sharp objects at his foes.
The trailer stuns with dimly lit sets, ballerinas, crushed glass flying every which way and even a sword fight … on motorcycles.
In John Wick 3, the title character is still on the run following his assassination of Santino D’Antonio in The Continental.
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John, played for the third time by Keanu, has a $14 million global contract on him and is banned from every Continental service.
This forces him to fight his way out of New York City with the help of a hitwoman (Halle Berry) who still trusts him.
In the trailer, Halle appears both beautiful and terrifying as she agrees to help John, fulfilling a previous debt with the assassin.
Attack! A group of German shepherds play the role of attack dogs for new character Halle Berry
Icon! Halle Berry is joining the franchise for the third installment and plays a mysterious hit woman who has a long history with Wick
Her character has a support staff of attack dogs who appear to do her bidding in dramatic jaw-snapping fashion in snippets of the clip.
Along with John and Halle, the thriller stars Laurence Fishburne, Mark Dacascos, Asia Kate Dillon, Lance Reddick, Saïd Taghmaoui, Jerome Flynn, Tobias Segal, Boban Marjanović, Anjelica Huston and Ian McShane.
The film promises and endless amount of high-octane action scenes with Keanu, who does his own stunts, impressively battling ninjas.
Artillery: Actor Ian McShane outfits John Wick with an arsenal
Assassin: John Wick battles dozens of ninjas in the teaser and showcases his impressive knife skills, hurling several of the sharp objects at his foes
Wow: Reeves does his own stunts in the film
In an interview with Collider, Keanu said that the team got to ‘build cool new sets’ for the flick.
‘I think the set design is really great,’ he gushed. ‘So, I think the film is really easy to watch. It’s beautiful. There’s a character that we root for, hopefully. He’s fighting for his life.’
The first film in the franchise debuted to both critical and commercial success, telling the riveting story of a retired hitman seeking revenge after someone killed his puppy.
‘I think the set design is really great,’ Keanu said in a recent interview
Drama: Wick has a $14 million global contract on his head which forces him to fight his way out of New York City