according to The Hollywood Reporter, two of the three 90-minute episodes of the upcoming John Wick spin-off series the continental is now directed by Eli’s book filmmaker Albert Hughes.
The outlet reports that Hughes will direct the first and third episodes and will executive produce all three. John Wick director Chad Stahelski was originally supposed to direct the first episode of the continentalHowever, he will now only executive produce alongside David Leitch, Keanu Reeves and original screenwriter Derek Kolstad. There is no confirmation as of the writing of this on who will be directing the second episode.
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Lionsgate TV chairman Kevin Beggs has previously confirmed that: the continental, which premieres on Starz, is set 40 years before the first film and will focus on a young Winston, the hit man hotel owner from the film franchise – played by Ian McShane (who recently signed on to reprise his role in John Wick: Chapter 4).