This is how much Keanu Reeves earned for his each word in John Wick 4
There’s no denying that Keanu Reeves is a crowd pleaser in the movie business.
The 58-year-old has had a fruitful acting career, appearing in hits like The Matrix and, most recently, playing the title role in the highly praised John Wick series.
He has amassed a wealth thanks to his starring parts in a wide variety of films.
The amount of money Reeves makes per word in John Wick 4 has recently been made public.
Keanu Reeves has raked in a ton of cash as the series continues to earn more money at the box office than its predecessors.
John Wick, played by Keanu Reeves, is a man of few words who proves himself instead via his physical fortitude and prowess in battle.
Reeves admitted in interviews that he had negotiated for screenplays in which his character spoke minimally and relied more on facial expressions and action to tell the story.
Reeves earned somewhere about $15 million for his role in the most recent episode.
Fandomwire reports that in the film’s 169 minutes, his character says only 380 words, earning him an average of $40,000 per word.
With almost 240 million dollars earned globally, John Wick: Chapter 4 is now the second highest grossing film in the franchise’s history.
The first film in the franchise earned $86 million at the box office when it was released in 2014, while the second film earned $171 million and the third film earned $327 million.