This New ‘John Wick’ Trailer Is Absolutely Insane

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A YouTube screenshot from the trailer for "John Wick: Chapter 2" show's Keanu Reeves reprising his role as the franchise's master assassin.

Keanu Reeves reprises his role as the dapper hitman in "John Wick: Chapter 2,” gunning down hordes of bad guys in seconds, all while wearing a suave two-button black suit.


The trailer, which dropped on Dec. 19, shows Reeves going head-to-head with an army of international assassins in the franchise’s second film, which hits theatres Feb. 10, 2017. After once again failing to settle into retirement, this time because his house is blown up after John Wick refuses a job, he sets out to settle the score with a new dog in tow.

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For those who don’t know, John Wick has a soft spot for dogs. After his puppy is killed by mobsters in the first movie he goes absolutely apeshit, killing everyone involved. Let’s hope the dog makes it through this one. If not, there’ll be hell to pay.

The trailer is packed with highly choreographed and fast-paced gunfights done in the style that made the first “John Wick” movie such a hit. They’re intense, bloody, and superbly executed.

Though no stranger to action roles, Reeves has undergone a bit of a rebranding with the “John Wick” franchise, making the 52-year-old actor look more like a retired operator — or Hollywood’s idea of one — than the clean-cut hacker he played in “The Matrix.”

For his role in the movie Reeves underwent extensive training. From martial arts to marksmanship training and countless three-gun drills he spent five days a week, eight hours a day in the ring or on the range in order to play an assassin who can kill a man in every way imaginable.

Though clearly, John Wick prefers firearms, and any will do; his own, or yours:

“Do you want a war?” Reeves asks in an earlier teaser trailer. “Or do you wanna just give me a gun?”

The FBI is treating the recent shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, as a terrorist attack, several media outlets reported on Sunday.

"We work with the presumption that this was an act of terrorism," USA Today quoted FBI Agent Rachel Rojas as saying at a news conference.

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WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un risks losing "everything" if he resumes hostility and his country must denuclearize, after the North said it had carried out a "successful test of great significance."

"Kim Jong Un is too smart and has far too much to lose, everything actually, if he acts in a hostile way. He signed a strong Denuclearization Agreement with me in Singapore," Trump said on Twitter, referring to his first summit with Kim in Singapore in 2018.

"He does not want to void his special relationship with the President of the United States or interfere with the U.S. Presidential Election in November," he said.

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The three sailors whose lives were cut short by a gunman at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, on Friday "showed exceptional heroism and bravery in the face of evil," said base commander Navy Capt. Tim Kinsella.

Ensign Joshua Kaleb Watson, Airman Mohammed Sameh Haitham, and Airman Apprentice Cameron Scott Walters were killed in the shooting, the Navy has announced.

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The Pentagon has a credibility problem that is the result of the White House's scorched earth policy against any criticism. As a result, all statements from senior leaders are suspect.

We're beyond the point of defense officials being unable to say for certain whether a dog is a good boy or girl. Now we're at the point where the Pentagon has spent three days trying to knock down a Wall Street Journal story about possible deployments to the Middle East, and they've failed to persuade either the press or Congress.

The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that the United States was considering deploying up to 14,000 troops to the Middle East to thwart any potential Iranian attacks. The story made clear that President Trump could ultimately decide to send a smaller number of service members, but defense officials have become fixated on the number 14,000 as if it were the only option on the table.

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SIMI VALLEY, Calif. – Gen. David Berger, the US Marine Corps commandant, suggested the concerns surrounding a service members' use of questionable Chinese-owned apps like TikTok should be directed against the military's leadership, rather than the individual troops.

Speaking at the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, California, on Saturday morning, Berger said the younger generation of troops had a "clearer view" of the technology "than most people give them credit for."

"That said, I'd give us a 'C-minus' or a 'D' in educating the force on the threat of even technology," Berger said. "Because they view it as two pieces of gear, 'I don't see what the big deal is.'"

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