Hollywood stars mourn: Keanu Reeves, Chad Stahelski 'dedicate' fourth 'John Wick' film to Lance Reddick

“John Wick: Chapter 4” star Keanu Reeves; the film’s director, Chad Stahelski; and extra Hollywood stars are mourning the engaging demise of actor Lance Reddick.

Reddick, who starred in “The Wire,” “Fringe” and the “John Wick” franchise, died Friday. He was 60.

In a joint assertion to Deadline, Reeves and Stahelski acknowledged, “we’re deeply saddened and heartbroken on the dearth of our beloved buddy and colleague Lance Reddick.

“He was the consummate expert and a pleasure to work with. Our love and prayers are collectively with his spouse Stephanie, his kids, household and buddies. We dedicate the film to his loving reminiscence. we’ll miss him dearly.”


Keanu Reeves, Chad Stahelski and more Hollywood stars honor Lance Reddick, center, following his

Keanu Reeves, Chad Stahelski and extra Hollywood stars honor Lance Reddick, coronary heart, following his “sudden” demise on Friday. (Getty pictures)

Reddick portrayed Charon, a Continental lodge concierge and shut ally to Wick, in all 4 installments of the franchise. The fourth film debuts in theaters subsequent week.

Lionsgate, the studio behind “John Wick: Chapter 4,” shared a press launch to the outlet. 

“The world of Wick wouldn’t be what it is with out Lance Reddick and the unparalleled depth he delivered to Charon’s humanity and unflappable charisma,” the studio acknowledged. “Lance leaves behind an indelible legacy and vastly spectacular physique of labor, however we’ll bear in thoughts him as our lovely, joyful buddy and concierge. We’re surprised and heartbroken, and our deepest condolences go to his beloved household and his followers all all by means of the world.”

Lance Reddick and Keanu Reeves starred in all four

Lance Reddick and Keanu Reeves starred in all 4 “John Wick” movies collectively. ( Todd Williamson)

Chad Stahelski and Keanu Reeves shared a joint statement honoring fellow

Chad Stahelski and Keanu Reeves shared a joint assertion honoring fellow “John Wick” star Lance Reddick. (Rick Kern)

The official Twitter account for “John Wick: Chapter 4” shared a message Friday, calling the film’s star a “kindhearted soul.”

“A kindhearted soul, an beautiful human, and a exact buddy. Be seeing you, Lance Reddick,” the assertion acknowledged.

Wendell Pierce, who starred alongside Reddick in “The Wire,” took to Twitter on Friday and wrote, “a particular person of good power and shock. As proficient a musician as he was an actor. The epitome of sophistication. An sudden engaging sharp painful grief for our inventive household. An unimaginable struggling for his private household and relations. Godspeed my buddy. You made your mark right here. RIP.”

Actor Ben Stiller honored Reddick in a tweet Friday. 

“Lance Reddick was an lovely and compelling actor. And an beautiful particular person. He labored with my mom Anne Meara in her play “Afterplay”, taking half in Raziel, the waiter slash angel of demise. He was beautiful in that and all he did,” Stiller wrote.

“Nothing is misplaced,” he added with a blue coronary heart emoji.

Filmmaker James Gunn wrote that Reddick was “an extremely good man, and an extremely proficient actor.” 

including that Reddick’s demise is “heartbreaking,” Gunn concluded, “My love goes out to all his household, buddies, and collaborators.”

Jared Harris honored his “Fringe” co-star on Friday. 

“No! I liked engaged on Fringe with him. Gracious, considerate & wickedly humorous. Later, we tried 2 get an indie Othello off the underside. every actor has a graveyard of regrets, populated by tasks you almost certainly can’t let go of. That’s 1 of mine. He’d‘ve been magnificent. advert Astra my buddy,” Harris wrote on Twitter.

Sofia Vegara’s husband, Joe Manganiello, shared an picture with Reddick on Twitter.

“rattling… he was such an beautiful man and an beautiful actor,” he wrote.

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Reddick died out of the blue of pure causes on Friday morning, his publicist Mia Hansen confirmed in a press launch to The associated Press.

Reddick was best acknowledged for his main position as straight-laced Baltimore Police Lt. Cedric Daniels on the hit HBO sequence “The Wire.” His character headed the narcotics division whereas contending with corruption all by means of the division.

Lance Reddick died suddenly Friday. He was 60.

Lance Reddick died out of the blue Friday. He was 60. (Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Reddick starred as particular agent Phillip Broyles on the Fox sequence “Fringe,” Matthew Abaddon on “misplaced” and Detective Johnny Basil on “Oz.” He portrayed Chief Irvin Irving on the Amazon sequence “Bosch” for its seven-12 months run from 2014 to 2021.

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His completely different tv credit embody “CSI: Miami,” “The Blacklist,” “Quantum Break” and “Resident Evil.” Reddick additionally appeared in “Angel Has Fallen,” “Godzilla vs. Kong,” “Oldboy” and “will not again Down.”

Fox information Digital’s Ashley Hume and The associated Press contributed to this report.


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