The Contintal: From The World of John Wick has received its newest official trailer. The footage teases an action-packed showdown between Colin Woodell’s Winston Scott and Mel Gibson’s Cormac.
The Continental: From The World of John Wick is the highly-anticipated three-part event coming to Peacock later this year. The trailer showcases Winston Scott in action, recast as Colin Woodell from Ian McShane, as well as the lengths he’ll go to to take over The Continental hotel from Mel Gibson’s Cormac.
The full trailer can be seen below:
The Continental: From the World of John Wick takes viewers on a thrilling journey into the past as it explores the origins of one of the franchise’s most beloved characters. The series follows a young Winston, played by Colin Woodell, best known for his role as Rick Betancourt in the USA Network series The Purge.
In addition to Colin Woodell, The Continental also boasts a star-studded cast including Mel Gibson, Hubert Point-Du, Jessica Allain, Mishel Prada, Nhung Kate, Ben Robson, Peter Greene, Ayomide Adegun, Jeremy Bobb, Katie McGrath, Ray McKinnon, Adam Shapiro, Mark Musashi, and Marina Mazepa.
The people behind the John Wick prequel series
The Continental was written by a team of writers consisting of Greg Coolidge, Kirk Ward, Shawn Simmons and Ken Kristensen, with Albert Hughes and Charlotte Brändström directing the three episodes.. The series is produced by Coolidge, Ward, Basil Iwanyk, Albert Hughes, Derek Kolstad, Chad Stahelski, and David Leitch.
The synopsis reads as follows: “The three-part event series will explore the origin behind the iconic hotel-for-assassins centerpiece of the John Wick universe through the eyes and actions of a young Winston Scott, as he’s dragged into the Hell-scape of 1970’s New York City to face a past he thought he’d left behind. Winston charts a deadly course through the hotel’s mysterious underworld in a harrowing attempt to seize the hotel where he will eventually take his future throne.”
The Continental is expected to hit Peacock in September 2023. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding the John Wick series and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!