David Leitch Archives

'John Wick' Director Chad Stahelski Says Wachowskis Working on New 'The Matrix'
Chad Stahelski and David Leitch came a long way coming full circle from their many years of stunt work to becoming successful directors in Hollywood Without their work on The Matrix trilogy, we would never see the likes of the John Wick franchise or Deadpool 2 come to fruition Cinemablend reports Stahelski and Leitch assisting director[...]
“Kung Fu” Film Remake with David Leitch Directing for Universal
David Leitch is quickly becoming the go-to director for action blockbusters following the success of Atomic Blonde John Wick, Deadpool 2, and Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Universal Pictures now trusts him with the film remake of the 1972 television series Kung Fu, according to Deadline Hollywood. Warner Bros "Kung Fu" 1972 Plot Created by Ed[...]
Deadpool Director Tim Miller Left Sequel Because of Ryan Reynolds
When it came time for the sequel, it was a surprise when Miller left the project, replaced by David Leitch Now, Miller has appeared on the KCRW The Business podcast and admitted why: "It became clear that Ryan wanted to be in control of the franchise," Miller said You can work that way as a director,[...]
How Does Hobbs and Shaw Compare to David Leitch's Other Kinetic Blockbusters?
David Leitch is one of the most kinetic directors working today From his background in stunts and parlaying that into the masterwork that was the first John Wick, he catapulted into being one of Hollywood's most visually interesting directors by following it up with Atomic Blonde and Deadpool 2 And now with Hobbs and Shaw[...]
David Leitch at the Los Angeles premiere of "John Wick" held at the ArcLight Cinemas in Los Angeles on October 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
David Leitch has come a long way from his stunts background to emerge as one of the most premier action directors in Hollywood The Deadpool 2 director is throwing his hat back into the Marvel pool to see if he can be the new director of the Marvel Cinematic Universe incarnation of Blade The[...]
New ‘Hobbs and Shaw’ Trailer: Action's Perfect ‘Odd Couple’
He seriously needs to be the next James Bond or give him his own action franchise. The film also becomes a family affair with Hattie Shaw (Vanessa Kirby) and Hobb's Samoan family, among them is Johnson's relative, Joe Anoa'i, better known to WWE fans as Roman Reigns. While Johnson stars in the spinoff, he confirmed at Sundance[...]
David Leitch at the Los Angeles premiere of "John Wick" held at the ArcLight Cinemas in Los Angeles on October 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
It would appear the next remake of a film that doesn't really need it on the docket is the groundbreaking Bruce Lee flick Enter the Dragon, and Deadpool 2 director David Leitch may be in the hot seat for it. Credit: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com Deadline reports that Leitch is in early talks with Warner Bros[...]
deadpool 2
Brolin was announced for the role in April 2017, with fans getting their first look at his Cable four months later: For Deadpool 2 director David Leitch, the key to making the sequel work lies with Brolin and Reynolds having the same kind of chemistry on screen that the characters share on the printed page: "Cable has[...]
atomic blonde 2
In an interview with CinemaBlend, Atomic Blonde director and John Wick co-director David Leitch was asked about the potential of making a sequel to the Charlize Theron action flick He had this to say: "Yeah! We're in discussions, and I think everyone involved in the creative wants to do it[...]
Emoji Movie
Variety reports that The Emoji Movie may have been able to scratch together some cash this past Thursday, but Atomic Blonde broke out into the lead regardless — an impressive feat for an R-rated action movie playing against an all-ages animated film. On its opening night, David Leitch's Atomic Blonde opened up with a $1.5 million opening night[...]
She's A Killer Queen – Charlize Theron In Red Band Trailer For Atomic Blonde
Screenplay by Kurt Johnstad and directed by David Leitch, it tells the story of an MI6 agent sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a list of double agents. Leitch of course co-directed John Wick and is directing Deadpool 2 Atomic Blonde, originally called the Coldest[...]
Deadpool 2 Gets John Wick Director David Leitch
This feels like a pretty good fit: John Wick co-director David Leitch will replace Tim Miller for Deadpool 2 Reports have indicated that outgoing director Miller and star Ryan Reynolds have had conflicts over the look and feel of the film The sequel to the irreverent hit based on characters and concepts by Rob Liefeld will[...]