Reeves, Dafoe Join Hitman Thriller “Wick”

Keanu Reeves and Willem Dafoe are set to play contract killers in the thriller “John Wick” at Thunder Road.

Derek Kolstad wrote the script in which Reeves stars as a hitman named John Wick who retired from the business after his wife died.

When a thief steals his car, killing his late wife’s dog in the process, Wick goes after him. One problem, the thief’s father is a New York crime boss who puts a contract out on Wick.

Dafoe plays Marcus, a fellow hit man and close friend of Wick who was the on that convinced Wick to give up the assassin business. Marcus is the one who gets saddled with the contract to take out Wick.

Source: Deadline