'Deserves every penny': Keanu Reeves lauded as massive salary for all four John Wick films revealed

'Deserves every penny': Keanu Reeves lauded as massive salary for all four John Wick films revealed
Internet celebrates Keanu Reeves' generous compensation for John Wick franchise (Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Keanu Reeves' impressive salary for all four John Wick films has been disclosed, heightening excitement among fans eagerly awaiting news about the franchise's fifth installment.

The Canadian actor, 59, experienced a gradual increase in his earnings with the franchise's rising success, culminating in a substantial $15 million (£12 million) for the fourth film, according to JustJared.

A breakdown across films

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 28: Keanu Reeves speaks onstage during CinemaCon 2022 - Lionsgate Invites
Keanu Reeves earns applause as a massive salary for the entire John Wick franchise is revealed (Getty Images)

'John Wick' (2014): The debut film in 2014 earned Keanu Reeves a base salary ranging between $1 million and $2 million (£787,000 and £1.6 million).

'John Wick: Chapter 2' (2017): The sequel witnessed a modest jump in pay, with Reeves earning between $2 million and $2.5 million (£1.6 million and £1.9 million).

'John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum' (2019): The third film became the franchise's highest-grossing film within 10 days of release. While specific earnings for Reeves remain undisclosed, the film's success likely contributed to a parallel increase in his salary.

'John Wick: Chapter 4' (2023): Premiered in March 2023 and marked a significant budget increase, making it the franchise's most expensive film. Reeves secured an impressive $15 million (£12 million) for this installment, marking a substantial leap from his initial earnings.

Despite the apparent demise of the main character, John Wick, at the end of the fourth film, the confirmation of a fifth installment in May 2023 has heightened anticipation.

Lionsgate's motion picture group chair, Joe Drake, revealed during an earnings call that the John Wick franchise, having surpassed the $1 billion mark, would see additional growth in various mediums.

While confirming the development of the fifth film, Drake also mentioned upcoming spin-offs, including 'Ballerina' set to release next year. Furthermore, the franchise will explore additional elements through three other projects in development, including a television series.

Keanu Reeves earns applause as massive salary for entire John Wick franchise revealed

Keanu Reeves attends MOCA Gala 2023 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA on April 15, 2023, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Fans applaud Keanu Reeves' lucrative deal for the entire John Wick film series (Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty Images)

As news surfaces regarding Keanu Reeves' substantial earnings for all four John Wick films, the internet is buzzing with cheers for the actor's well-deserved compensation.

Users are expressing support for Reeves, acknowledging his pivotal role in catapulting the franchise to success and highlighting his philanthropic endeavors.

One user remarked, "Well, the first one he was in grey list limbo, after the first one he was an A-List superstar again, he catapulted that studio to a different level and probably funded several sequels."

Another user chimed in with enthusiasm, stating, "Deserves every penny! Good man!"

Others took note of Reeves' philanthropic nature, with a user mentioning, "Good. He deserves it! And he is well known to be a philanthropist." The sentiment continued, with a fourth user emphasizing, "Does it matter? He is very generous with his money and does a lot of good with it."

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