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Rest easy, John Wick fans — the hitman’s new dog is still by his side.
In a new image released Wednesday from the upcoming film, John Wick: Chapter 2, Wick, once again played by Keanu Reeves, is walking the Brooklyn Bridge with his new trusty sidekick, the pitbull he saved at the end of the first film.
When Russian mobsters killed Wick’s beagle, Daisy, a gift from his now deceased wife, that triggered the events of the first film. Given Reeves’ dirty and disheveled look in the new photo, it looks like his new pooch is by his side for some Chapter 2 action.
Released in 2014,John Wick became a sleeper hit at the box office, earning $86 million and scoring a 85 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. The sequel will find the hitman once again coming out of retirement and dealing with the consequences of his murderous rampage in the first film.
“What’s it like to be in a world like this? That’s what we really wanted to expand on,” director Chad Stahelski tells EW. “Me and the other creators on the show, my partner and the other producers, the biggest attraction to us about filmmaking really is creating a universe, and creating a world, and creating a little bit of escape. That’s really what we focused on and we’re hoping that’s what comes across in the second movie.”
John Wick: Chapter 2, which also stars Common, Ruby Rose, and Laurence Fishburne, hits theaters on Feb. 10, 2017.