Rogue One Star Donnie Yen Hypes Up John Wick 4 Role

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There is little doubt that Donnie Yen is one of the most notable action stars in Asia and in Hollywood. The world-renowned martial artist has starred in numerous action films including Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. But which movie is Yen's favorite? The Ip Man star hyped up John Wick 4 by stating it is the most exciting Hollywood project he has worked on.

Working on an Asian film is different from working on a Hollywood flick. For Yen, he has had a lot of high-profile projects so he has a lot of experience in Hollywood.

So which of his movies did he enjoy working on the most? Yen revealed to Collider that John Wick 4 is the obvious choice because he has a lot of respect for director Chad Stahelski and co-star Keanu Reeves.

"I have to take this opportunity to [express] my utmost appreciation for Chad and Keanu," Yen said. He then explained why he looks up on Stahelski and Reeves.

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"They're just lovely men, gentlemen, they've got a big heart. Keanu's got a good soul, a good man," Yen said. "Chad is also a very good man, very knowledgeable. People think of him as a brilliant action guy, he's not [just that], he understands films. He's a film librarian, he knows what's going on."

Yen then admitted that he is loving being on the set of John Wick 4 because of the director and the lead star. "I'm having the best time working with them in this movie, [more] than any of my previous Hollywood movies, so I wanted to express my appreciation," he said.

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We love the idea that Yen is having so much fun working on John Wick 4. After all, this would confirm the positive atmosphere on set which could ensure a truly exciting movie. Needless to say, we can't wait to see him in action in the sequel.

John Wick 4 has not yet been given an official title. The film is scheduled for release on May 27, 2022.

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