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Stunts | Behind The Scenes on John Wick: Chapter 2

Stunt coordinator and second unit director Darrin Prescott breaks down the opening car chase scene from John Wick: Chapter 2. Find out how they filmed these remarkable driving stunts and why he believes that Keanu Reeves is the best actor-driver in the business. Darrin is also known for his work on Baby Driver.

Release date: 17 February 2017 (United Kingdom)

Director: Chad Stahelski

Network: HBO

Producers: Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane

Written by: Derek Kolstad

Editor: Evan Schiff

Cinematography by: Dan Laustsen

Synopsis: Renowned assassin John Wick sets out for Rome to duel with some of the deadliest killers to fulfill a vow he made. However, he soon learns that there is a huge bounty on his head.


Darrin Prescott - stunt coordinator

Jonathan Eusebio - fight coordinator

Eric Brown - fight choreographer / utility stunts

J.J. Perry - supervising stunt coordinator

Calvin Ahn - Stunts

Airon Armstrong - stunt performer / stunts

Stefanie Barbato - stunts (as Stefanie Barry)

Clayton J. Barber - stunt performer (as Clayton Jack Barber)

Eric Belanger - stunts: Montreal

Krista Bell - stunts

Daniel Bernhardt - stunts

Chino Binamo - stunts

Marc-Andre Brisebois - stunts: Montreal

Steven Cachie Brown - stunt double: Lance Reddick / stunts

David Anthony Buglione - stunt performer / stunts

Bryce Burke - stunts

Taran Butler - stunts

Anis Cheurfa - stunts

Jimmy Chhiu - stunt performer / stunts

Aaron Cohen - stunts

Tim Connolly - stunt performer / stunts

Gary Daniels - Stunts

Agostino De Cesaris - stunts

Ottaviano Dell'Acqua - stunts

Dimiter Doichinov - stunt performer

Joe Dryden - stunt driver

Stephen Dunlevy - stunts

Marc Désourdy - stunt coordinator: Montreal

Ilian Emanviov - stunts (as Ilian Emanulov)

Valentina Flammini - stunts

Jeremy Fry - stunt double / stunts

François Gauthier - stunts: Montreal

Andrea Giglio - Stunts

Maria Gnecchi - stunt coordinator assistant: Italy

Daniel Graham - stunt double: common

Federico Grillo - utility stunts

Dante Ha - stunt performer / stunts

Ryan Hanna - stunts / utility stunts

Daniel Hargrave - stunt double / stunt double: Keanu Reeves / John Wick

Rayshine Harris - stunts

Daniel Hernandez - assistant stunt coordinator

Jay Hieron - stunt double: Common / Cassian / stunt performer

Haaron Hines - stunts

Niahlah Hope - stunt performer / stunts

Dian Hristov - stunt performer / stunts

Alvin Hsing - stunt performer / stunts

Jason Hsu - stunts: Montreal

Alex Huynh - stunt performer / stunts

Zoltán Hódi - stunt performer (as Zoltan Hodi) / stunts (as Zoltan Hodi)

Stephen Izzi - stunts

Danko Jordanov - stunt performer

Aaron Joshua - stunts

Eric Kim - stunts

Efka Kvaraciejus - stunt performer / stunts

Héléna Laliberté - stunts: Montreal

Gilbert Larose Jr. - stunts: Montreal

Marco Lascari - stunt performer / stunts

Michael Lehr - stunt performer / stunts

Suo Liu - stunts

David S. Lomax - stunts (as David Lomax)

Mitchell Macintyre - stunt performer / stunts: Montreal

Georgi Manchev - stunt performer / stunts

Jeremy Marinas - stunts

Viola Marini - stunt performer

Stilyan Mavrov - stunt performer / stunts

Devon McKenzie - stunts

Kyle Mclean - stunts

Jason Mello - stunts

Erick Meslier - stunts: Montreal

Hiroo Minami - stunt performer / stunts

Rudyard Moncayo - stunt performer

Heidi Moneymaker - stunt double: Ruby Rose / stunts

Robert Nagle - stunt driver / stunts

Panuvat Anthony Nanakornpanom - stunts

Dario Narducci - stunts

Niko Nedyalkov - stunts

Jason Ng - stunt performer / stunts

Jim Ng - stunts

Nnamdi Nwosa - stunts

Femi Olagoke - stunts

Noon Orsatti - stunts

Claudio Pacifico - stunt coordinator: Italy

Allan Padelford - stunt driver / stunts

Christopher Parker - stunts / utility stunts

Francesco Petrazzi - stunts

Balint Pinczehelyi - stunt performer

Darrin Prescott - stunt coordinator

Oleg Prudius - stunts

Angelo Ragusa - stunts

Dejay Roestenberg - stunts

Entony Ruscetta - stunt performer / stunts

Spencer Sano - stunt performer / stunts

Fabio Saraceni - stunts

Maxime Savaria - stunts: Montreal

Gabriele Scilla - stunt performer (as Gabrielle Scilla) / stunt performer / stunts

Gianluigi Scilla - stunt performer / stunts

Hannah Scott - Stunts

Kenny Sheard - stunts

Nobuya Shimamoto - stunt performer / stunts: Montreal

Stefan Shopov - stunt performer / stunts

Robbie P Smith - stunts

Philippe Souvay - stunt rigger: Montreal

Jackson Spidell - stunt double: Keanu Reeves / John Wick

Martin St-Antoine - head stunt rigger: Montreal

Vencislav Stojanov - stunts

Nuo Sun - utility stunts

Evan Dane Taylor - stunt performer / stunts

Bruno Verdirosi - stunts

Vittorio Verdirosi - stunts

Lee Villeneuve - stunts: Montreal

PaiSen Wang - stunts

Earl Weathers - stunt performer / stunts

Jen Weissenberg - stunts

Kenny Wong - Stunts

Marielle Woods - stunts assistant / stunts

Johnny Yang - stunts

Justin Yu - fight team / utility stunts

Stephen Koepfer – uncredited

Credit: Vanity Fair

John Wick: Chapter 2 (Chinese DVD)

I must do a special on Keanu Reeves as he's such a committed physical actor. I'll try and find some more behind the scenes action to share with you from the John Wick series.



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