According to a press release received by Looper, “The Continental” has found a new home on Peacock. The streaming service has signed a “multi-year deal” with Lionsgate for a three-part series that was previously scheduled to appear on Starz, and the main forces involved in the deal can’t wait for fans to see what they have in store. .
“The John Wick films have become a global phenomenon, they are among the most viewed films on Peacock and we are thrilled and proud to be partnering with Lionsgate to expand this incredible franchise,” said Kelly Campbell on behalf of Peacock. In addition, Campbell expects the series to be “the streaming event of the year.”
This sentiment was echoed by Kevin Beggs of Lionsgate Television, who described “John Wick” as an important part of the modern entertainment landscape before praising the streaming deal. “We’re excited to partner with Peacock to continue expanding the John Wick universe,” adding that he sees the streaming service as “the perfect home” for The Continental.