Keanu Reeves gifts $10k Rolex watches as a thank you to John Wick 4 stuntmen 1 month ago

Keanu Reeves gifts $10k Rolex watches as a thank you to John Wick 4 stuntmen

Keanu continues to be an absolute gent

Keanu Reeves has purchased a number of Rolex watches for the stunt crew on his upcoming film John Wick: Chapter 4.

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According to Robb Report, he purchased four Rolex Submariners: the popular diver's watch which has been a luxury fashion item ever since it launched in 1953. The specific September 2020 model he picked out reportedly retail for around $10k - that's approximately £7,300 per watch. Gulp.

You can see him celebrating with his stunt team here, as well as thank you posts from members of the crew who reveal a personal inscription reading their name along with the words: "The John Wick Five [...] Thank you, Keanu. JW4 [John Wick 4], 2021. Classy, Keanu, very classy indeed.

The images are taken from stunt performer, martial artist and actor Jeremy Marinas, as well as a diner at a French bistro who happened to catch a glimpse of Reeves seemingly celebrating with his team and holding up their watches on Saturday night (October 24).

Meanwhile, Bruce Lee Concepcion - another member of the team - also shared an image of him and the rest of the stunt and fight coordinators, Dave Camarillo and Li Qiang.

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As Marinas' post explains, these gifts were apparently dished out after production called a wrap on the movie - or at the very least, when the stunt crew's job was done - calling it the "best wrap gift ever". Filming was only reported as having started at the end of June - so it would be some turnaround if they had already managed to finish a project with this kind of blockbuster budget.

The series started out as somewhat of a smaller, sleeper-hit kind of action movie but quickly gained popularity after the success of the first film. This latest iteration will be the fourth in the fun, fast-paced 'gun-fu' franchise but a fifth instalment has already been confirmed.

However, whilst it was initially reported that the next two films would be filmed back-to-back, an exclusive from Collider revealed that this will no longer be the case - covid no doubt having had a long term impact on the schedule.

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John Wick: Chapter 4 is due to release in the US on May 27 2022 and we're sure director Chad Stahelski has ramped up the insane levels action even further this time around.

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