Fans of the “John Wick” franchise will rejoice as Peacock, the streaming service, unveils the long-awaited trailer for “The Continental.” This new three-part event promises to reveal the cryptic origins of the renowned assassin hideaway, and the action-packed trailer has certainly had fans excited for its September release.
Set to premiere on September 22, “The Continental” leads viewers to the gritty and murky underbelly of 1970s New York City. The series recounts the adventure of young Winston Scott, played by Colin Woodell, who becomes entangled in the perilous landscape of a metropolis on the verge of disaster.
Led by Mel Gibson, the prequel unveils Winston Scott’s journey from outsider to the owner of The Continental, a sanctuary for assassins, navigating challenges amid the city’s power struggles. The trailer mixes perilous odyssey glimpses with 1970s disco vibes, offering a unique fusion of nostalgia, intense action, and neon-lit allure.
Initially conceived in 2017, “The Continental” was destined for the Starz network. Peacock, on the other hand, has now taken over, promising a compelling miniseries that goes deep into the history of this beloved franchise. The plot is expertly interwoven with Donna Summer’s immortal songs, providing a seamless integration of music and narration that takes viewers to a bygone period.
“The Continental” will be presented in three riveting segments, each building on the previous one’s great suspense. Part two will air on September 29, with the grand finale on October 6. Don’t miss the action and drama as “The Continental” arrives on Peacock this September 22.