Respectful Reinvention: Albert Hughes Talks 'John Wick' TV Series

Albert Hughes, director of the 'John Wick' TV series spin-off, aims to respect the franchise's legacy.

He emphasizes that his goal was never to copy the movies, as he was hired for a different approach.

Hughes highlights the importance of a filmmaker-driven vision for the series.

Hughes highlights the importance of a filmmaker-driven vision for the series.

He draws inspiration from Sergio Leone films, emphasizing tension, build-up, and quick violence releases.

Hughes aimed to create a balance between fun and escapism in the TV series for both himself and the audience.

Colin Woodell, cast as Winston Scott, was championed by producer Basil Iwankye for his talent and movie star looks.

Woodell's casting adds a fresh perspective to the iconic role previously played by Ian McShane and Keanu Reeves.