A week before John Wick: Chapter Four movie stars, star Keanu Reeves and director Chad Stahelski are mourning the loss of their co-star Lance Reddick, who died today at age 60.
“We are deeply saddened and devastated by the loss of our beloved friend and colleague Lance Reddick,” the couple said in a statement. “He was the consummate professional and a joy to work with. Our love and prayers are with his wife Stephanie, his children, family and friends. We dedicate the film to his loving memory. We will miss him dearly.”
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Lionsgate, the studio behind the action franchise, said in a statement today:
“Wick’s world would not be what it is without Lance Reddick and the unique depth he brought to Charon’s humanity and incomparable charisma. Lance leaves an indelible legacy and a hugely impressive body of work, but we will remember him as our lovely, happy friend and concierge. We are stunned and heartbroken and our deepest sympathies go out to his beloved family and his fans around the world.”
Reddick played Continental Hotel concierge and Wick collaborator Charon in all four John Wick movie and its 2019 video game. His long list of credits also includes series-regular roles on The Wire, Fringe, Bosch and Corporatealong with dozens of TV guest spots and movies, incl Godzilla Vs. Kong, One Night in Miami, Sylvie’s Love, Faith Based and The angel has fallen.
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