John Wick director Chad Stahleski wants to cast Cillian Murphy for a spin-off film

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11 May 2023, 16:07

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Could we be seeing Cillian Murphy in the John Wick universe?

Director of the smash-hit series of films has said he would love to cast Cillian Murphy for a spin-off.

Chad Stahleski is reportedly searching for a cast for the fifth film.

Ana de Armas is set to star in Ballerina, the first in a series of spin-off films from the John Wick franchise.

It will be released in 2024.

Speaking to The Direct, Stahleski revealed he has a "huge list" of actors he'd love to work with.

“There’s a huge list, but just the first thing that came to mindset was Cillian Murphy,” he said. “I’m a big Peaky Blinders fan. So, you know, I just think Cillian would fit right in.”

He continued: “Colin Farrell is fantastic. Charlize Theron when she did Atomic Blonde, I saw that went, ‘Oh my God, I gotta work with this woman. She’s awesome. I worked with Michelle Yeoh way back on a commercial years ago, and I’ve been dying to work with her ever since. I’m such a huge fan.”

Ruby Rose had a cameo role in John Wick: Chapter 2 and Halle Berry appeared in the third movie

Stahleski also said he is interested in many actors who he could see working in the series.

“There’s a lot, I mean, there are so many great people out there, man,” he said.

“If Robert Downey happened to sit in my chair right here, I’d figure that one out. Peter Dinklage, I was a huge fan of his in Game of Thrones. Sean Bean. Some of those guys I think are magical. I’d die for a chance with any of those people.”

We could see it!

Cillian Murphy is set to star in Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer.

The Peaky Blinders star also recently gave an update on the film based on the series.