While we had previously know that Starz and Lionsgate's planned TV series The Continental would be set in the early history of the John Wick franchise, one of the key creatives behind John Wick has now revealed that the show will also explore the origins of some of the movies' supporting characters.In a chat with Fandom (via ScreenRant), director Chad Stahelski, who has helmed all three John Wick films and is also expected to direct the series' premiere episode, revealed additional details about what differentiates The Continental from the John Wick movie franchise.Stahelski said the TV series will utilize "a different perspective on the whole world, it’s coming at it from different characters’ points of view and what the breadth of the world is."
The director said that while the John Wick movies are told over the period of a few days in the life of the title character and from his perspective, The Continental will have "a very different timeline structure and a very different perspective of character. About how deep the world goes, and not just about assassins but everything that’s included. And a lot of the origin stories are some of the characters that you see in Wick."The Best Action Movies on Netflix Right NowIt was previously reported that The Continental won't air until after John Wick 4 comes out. And since that film's release date has now been postponed a whole year, it seems The Continental won't be open for business until 2022 at the earliest.