John Wick's Continental Hotel and the new Filming Locations of Chapter 3 - Parabellum

Where was John Wick 3 filmed
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The grace period is over. The revel excommunicado has a global bounty placed on his head, after breaking the rules conducting business on Continental grounds. From now on, John has to face the High Table's resolutions, as he becomes a $14 million target for any hired killer in the world.

John Wick Chapter 3 - Parabellum picks up shortly after where the second part ended, with John on the run. Although this third installment is probably the last one, two new spin-offs are in the pipeline: the film Ballerina and the TV series The Continental.

Keanu Reeves leads the returning cast along with Ian McShane (Winston), Laurence Fishburne (the Bowery King) and John Leguizamo (Aurelio). Director Chad Stahelski is expanding the world of assassins and gold coins with some new faces. John's ally Sofia is played by Halle Berry, Mark Dacascos is hitman Zero, Anjelica Huston performs the Director of the High Table, comedian Jason Mantzoukas is Tick Tock Man and Japanese actor Hiroyuki Sanada plays an undisclosed role.

It is confirmed that John Wick 3 was filmed in New York, Montreal and Morocco, but additional shooting may have taken place in Japan. We will be updating and improving this report soon, with new details about the film. Also don't miss out our complete filming locations guide about where John Wick 2 was filmed.

The Continental Hotel Location

The Continental Hotel
The Continental Hotel essentially became another character in the in the film. Once more, the exteriors were filmed in the Beaver Building in New York, and the entrance hall is from the Cunard Building, also in Manhattan.
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Image by courtesy of Lionsgate - Beaver Building Map / Cunard Building Map

Continental Hotel John Wick
The Hotel continues to expand in every new installment with new rooms and areas. We discovered where was filmed the main lobby of the hotel in John Wick 3: The Williamsburgh Savings Bank is an impressive neoclassical style landmark, designed like a temple to finance and transformed into an event space (sometimes it houses the Brooklyn Flea Market). Image courtesy of Lionsgate and Eric Allix Rogers / Map

Where is the Continental Hotel
In this screenshot, John is running with his dog in a street West 46th Street in Midtown Manhattan.
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Grand Central Terminal on location
There is a fight set in the iconic Grand Central Terminal station in New York City.
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Filming in Chinatown
The production was also filming in the historic streets of Chinatown (pictured, Doyers St).
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John Wick 3 shooting locations
An action scene takes place in the New York Public Library.
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John Wick 3 film location
The scenes of John riding a horse were shot in and around 86 St in Brooklyn, under the tracks of the BMT Sea Beach Line near the 20 Avenue Station. Image courtesy of Lionsgate and Google Maps

Movie shooting Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge
The Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge (the double-decked suspension viaduct connecting Staten Island and Brooklyn), was shot down to film the spectacular motorcycle chase sequence. However, the entrance pictured above was filmed in the triumphal arch and colonnade of the Manhattan Bridge. Image courtesy of Lionsgate and Violinbd - Map

John Wick 3 City
The United Palace of Cultural Arts, the former Loew's 175th Street Theater, was used for a scene set in Russia. Located at 4140 Broadway in Washington Heights (Manhattan), the venue opened in 1930 as a deluxe movie theatre, until it was purchased in 1969 by an evangelistic church association.
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Filming location Desert Morocco
A section of the movie, featuring Sofia (an old friend of John), was filmed in Morocco. The scenes in the Sahara Desert dunes may have been filmed in Merzouga, a remote oasis town close to the border with Algeria with monumental huge sand dunes and amazing views over the desert.
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John Wick 3 drehort
Some establishing shots where filmed in Essaouira's port ramparts and citadel. French-American actor of Moroccan descent Saïd Taghmaoui (Wonder Woman, Lost, La Haine) also joined the cast.
Image courtesy of Lionsgate and Jean-Marc Astesana - Map

lieux de tournage
The scene pictured was filmed in the central Place Marché aux grains, a small square full of shops, lined with arcades and paved with pebbles. Image courtesy of Lionsgate and Carla - Map

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We found and selected some very interesting items to help understand why the John Wick movie series have reached the status of semi-cult movies. For instance, someone has produced a replica of the blood oath marker coins used in the film!
Look at the price of this bloody variant of a Funko vinyl figure. There is an incredibly detailed and beautifully packaged re-edited Blue Ray edition. Also you can get your hands on one of these cool movie posters.



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