Lance Reddick in 'John Wick 4'

One week after the premiere of ‘John Wick 4’, Lance Reddick, the iconic concierge of the Continental Hotel throughout the entire saga, died on Friday, March 17. The team has continued to promote the film prior to its release on Friday, March 24, and it is at the Los Angeles premiere where they shared nice words about the actor whom they admired as a professional colleague but also as a friend all these years.

Keanu Reeves has told Variety: “Lance loved being with people, he was a special artist, a gentleman of grace and dignity”. Reeves, along with the film crew, wore a blue ribbon-shaped pin, Reddick’s favorite color.. “It really was something special to see all the passion he felt for his work every time he stepped on set. He was so easy to work with”.

Chad Stahelski, director of the saga, points out that a single memory or a single day cannot be rescued. Stahelski was also responsible for breaking the news at the Canadian premiere where, fighting to contain his excitement, he announced: “I just want to say something about a great man and a great artist, a great friend who was a part of our film. Lance Reddick passed away today. So you guys are going to know it here on screen”he told the public.

“I’ve had Lance in my life for almost ten years. Even though that was over four movies, we’ve worked together on other things. I just have to be happy and proud that I got to spend so much time with him. We will miss him”.

Admired as a person, as well as an actor

For his part, the creator of the saga Derek Kolstad has said: One of the best things about Lance is that we became friends after the first movie.. It’s been about a decade.”. The writer couldn’t hold back the tears. “He was a great actor, but an even better person. He was a good man, a gentleman. He went with his heart in his hand”.

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Everyone agrees on Reddick’s kind-hearted personality, which made him an actor who was not only easy to work with, but a joy to work with. In addition, among the words of the team, they reiterate that he was a friend and a very important part of the family of the film. Joe Drake, president of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, has stated that he is heartbroken by the news. “[Lance Reddick] He had great humanity. Last year we talked about how much he enjoyed being a part of this.. It is very sad”.

On Friday March 24th ‘John Wick 4’, the last work of Lance Reddick after passing away suddenly at the age of 60, can be seen in theaters. The film will be dedicated to his memory.

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