John Wick: Chapter 4’s tiny post-credits
The post-credits scene of John Wick: Chapter 4 may be small, but it keeps the franchise’s action going. Even though it is brief, the scene hints at what’s to come in the next installment, leaving fans eager for more. This is a common tactic used in movies and TV shows to keep audiences engaged and invested in the ongoing narrative. With the success of the John Wick franchise, it’s no surprise that they would use this technique to continue building excitement for future films. Overall, the post-credits scene is a smart move that will likely pay off in the long run.
The latest entry in the series about the assassin
The latest entry in the series about the assassin who just wants to hang up his pistols and live his life in peace does have a scene at the end of the credits. It isn’t long, and it isn’t completely critical to the plot, but it’s thematically relevant, co-writers Michael Finch and Shay Hatten told Polygon in a recent interview. It’s also pretty cool. Either way is enough reason to stick around. But if you can’t, or you’d just like a little explanation, here’s what happens in John Wick: Chapter 4’s post-credits scene.
John Wick: Chapter 4 ends on a solemn note with John’s funeral
John Wick: Chapter 4 ends on a solemn note with John’s funeral. (No, it isn’t clear whether he’s really dead.) But that isn’t all the movie has up its sleeve. After the credits, we see Caine (Donnie Yen) headed to visit his daughter with a bouquet of flowers. As he walks through a crowd, Akira (Rina Sawayama) walks toward him and unsheathes a blade, preparing to avenge the death of her father, Shimazu (Hiroyuki Sanada), who Caine killed earlier in the movie.
One of the themes of this piece was to demonstrate the vertical reach of the Table,” Finch said. The High Table is the much-referenced shadowy organization that governs assassins in the John Wick movies. “Because of the events that happen in the Osaka Continental, she goes in full-force. What she doesn’t understand, and what we’re trying to demonstrate, is that you once you step into the Table, there is no stepping out.