‘John Wick’ director recalls Halle Berry casting
John Wick Filmmaker Chad Stahelski talks about Halle Berry’s entry into his Gunfu franchise.
During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, The 54-year-old said, “Funny story … I got a call from WME when we were still writing John Wick 3, like, ‘What do you think of Halle Berry?’ Well, she’s great. She’s Halle Berry,” Stahelski added.
“And then they said, ‘She’s coming to see you. Today. And I swear to you, there was a knock on the door this afternoon, and it’s Halle Berry. She didn’t miss a beat and said, ‘I Just coming to see you because I’m going to be in your next film.’ I’m like, ‘Are you?’ With a straight face she says, ‘Yeah, and I’m going to train my *** off.’
I John WickIn the third episode, the 56-year-old made her debut as Sofia Alazor, manager of the Continental Hotel in Casablanca.