Friday, July 21, 2023

Peacock Slots Premiere Date for 'John Wick' Prequel 'The Continental' Starring Colin Woodell

Peacock has today announced the premiere date for its upcoming limited series The Continental - a prequel to the John Wick film franchise.

The 3-part limited series will premiere on Friday, September 22 with its first episode. Episode 2 will debut on Friday, September 29 while the final episode will be released on Friday, October 6.

The series will explore the origin behind the iconic hotel-for-assassins, The Continental, through the eyes and actions of a young Winston Scott as he's dragged into the Hell-scape of 1970s New York City to face a past he thought he'd left behind. Winston charts a deadly course through the hotel's mysterious underworld in a harrowing attempt to seize the hotel where he will eventually take his future throne.

Colin Woodell, Ayomide Adegun, Peter Greene, Ben Robson, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Jessica Allain, Mishel Prada, Nhung Kate and Mel Gibson star.

Greg Coolidge, Kirk Ward and Shawn Simmons created the series. They executive produce with Albert Hughes, Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee, Chad Stahelski, Derek Kolstad, David Leitch, Paul Wernick, Rhett Reese and Marshall Persinger.

Albert Hughes directs the first and third installment while Charlotte Brandstrom directs the second installment. Lionsgate Television and Thunder Road Pictures produce.