Actor Lance Reddick called his “John Wick: Chapter 4” co-stars “family” in one of his last interviews before his untimely death.
Reddick, who died suddenly at the age of 60 on March 17, shared during a pre-recorded session how close he was with Keanu Reeves and Ian McShane as they worked together on the film series.
“You see, with the three of us, it’s not just the family you were born into, it’s the family you create, and what a family we really are,” the Wire star said in a clip released Friday. “The Kelly Clarkson Show.”
Reddick worked in films for nearly a decade with Reeves, 58, and McShane, 80, and played the role of Charon, played by Reeves, the hotel concierge and old acquaintance of John Wick, in all four directed by Chad Stahelski. movies.
At the premiere of the latest movie on Monday, Reeves expressed his love for his late co-star and their longstanding relationship surrounding the “John Wick” franchise.
“Lance was a beautiful person, a dedicated artist, a man of grace and dignity, and he was passionate about his art,” Reeves said. the deadline has been told.
He said it was “very special” for him to be able to work with “Matrix” actor Reddick for “10 years and four movies” and added emotionally “it’s too bad he’s not here”.
Reeves also honored Reddick on the red carpet by wearing a blue ribbon around his collar.
Ribbons, which are said to be Reddick’s favorite color, were handed out to the cast and crew before the premiere, TMZ said, adding, “We kindly request that you wear this royal blue ribbon in honor of our dear friend Lance Reddick.”
The highly anticipated movie, which was released on Friday, was originally supposed to be released in May 2021, but was delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Reddick’s body was found on March 17 at his home in Studio City, California. Representatives of the actor confirmed that he died of “natural causes”.
In addition to the action franchise, Reddick is best known for his role as police officer Cedric Daniels on the HBO show “The Wire” and other shows like “Fringe” and “Oz.”