The show will trace the origins of the Continental Hotel
Mel Gibson and Colin Woodell have been cast continentalMILF a prequel series john wick Movies starring Keanu Reeves.
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The show will be a three-night special event series airing on Starz in the US, with Gibson playing a character named Cormack, according to time limit.
continental The character, played by Ian McShane in the film, will delve into the origins behind Hotel for Assassins through the eyes of a young Winston Scott.
Scott is dragged into a 1975 hell-scape of New York City, to confront the past he thought he would leave behind, and chart a deadly course through the city’s mysterious underworld to seize the hotel. which serves as a meeting point for most of the world. Dangerous criminal.
According to Diversity, Colin Woodell has been cast in the lead role as young Scott. His past credits include the flight attendanthandjob The Purgehandjob Basic And masters of sex.
Gibson’s casting comes after years of controversy for the actor. Last year, he denied allegations of racial abuse by actress Winona Ryder, who claimed he called her an “oven dodger” when he learned of her Jewish heritage.
In 2006, after being pulled over by police for drunken driving, Gibson said “Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world”. In 2011, he was also accused of using racist language and threatening to beat his ex-girlfriend and the mother of his child, Oksana Grigorieva, in a tape produced in court. Gibson pleaded no contest against Grigorieva for a misdemeanor battery charge.
Speaking about his 2006 comments Diversity In 2016, Gibson said: “It was an unfortunate incident. I was loaded and furious and got arrested. I was booked illegally by a dishonest police officer who was never prosecuted for that crime.” And then it was made public by them for profit, and by its members – we shall call it the press. So not fair.
“For who I am, I’m never allowed to have a nervous breakdown.”
If we can’t keep Mel Gibson canceling, then the cancellation culture 100% doesn’t exist.
— Imani Gandy Korn🎃 (@AngryBlackLady) 18 October 2021
It’s not like Mel Gibson proves that cancellation isn’t a culture thing. is that hiring Mel Gibson shows that society actively doesn’t care about DV, racism or anti-Semitism
— Dr. Mia Brett (@QueenMab87) 18 October 2021
In keeping with his past, many have questioned whether Gibson should have been cast at all, saying they refuse to watch the series if he is involved.
One twitter user wrote: “With Mel Gibson as a part of this project, I know what John Wick chapter I will not be watching. I refuse to be a contributor to Gibson’s Remains.”
Another wrote: “If we can’t keep Mel Gibson canceling, the cancellation culture 100% doesn’t exist.”
NS john wick The franchise currently has three feature films, with the fourth set to release on May 27, 2022.