The ‘John Wick’ franchise is unquestionably a valuable asset for Lionsgate. With each film, the production’s profits have continued to grow, which has incentivized the creators to produce even better sequels. The makers are taking every possible step to ensure that each new installment in the series is unique, whether it be by increasing the production budget or elevating the action sequences. The significant amount spent on ‘John Wick 4’ is a testament to this effort, as it has evolved from a modest beginning into a high-cost production.
John Wick 4 Budget Reportedly $100 Million
As per reports, the production budget for Keanu Reeves’ action thriller ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ is $100 million, excluding marketing costs, makes it the costliest film in the ‘John Wick’ franchise, reflecting the makers’ unwavering belief and interest in the series as evidenced by the increasing production budgets with each installment. Furthermore, ‘John Wick 4’ has regarded as one of the most substantial investments of the year 2023 for Lionsgate, which further indicates their confidence in the film’s profitability.
The lion’s share of the film’s budget has been allocated towards compensating the well-established cast for their services, as well as for the action-packed sequences, which have become more extravagant as the franchise gains in popularity. Currently, despite the hefty budget, there is no concern about the film’s financial prospects, given the positive indications from the box office. It is already being touted as a potential blockbuster, with the potential to generate substantial profits for everyone involved, from the makers to Keanu Reeves. The Pic alreday grossed $350 million globally, which is top Blockbuster performance.
‘John Wick: Chapter 4’, the fourth installment in the franchise, was brought to fruition by Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee, and Chad Stahelski, who produced the film under the production banners of Summit Entertainment, Thunder Road Films, and 87Eleven Productions. And distributed by Lionsgate.