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Keanu Reeves reveals title of 'John Wick 3'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

has revealed that the third "John Wick" film will be called "Parabellum".

The 53-year-old shared the during an interview with online portal

Asked what the title means, Reeves, who portrays the eponymous character, said, "Prepare for war. It's part of that famous sentence, 'Si vis pacem, para bellum', which translates as, 'If you want peace, prepare for war'."

The threequel, which will be once again directed by Chad Stahelski, will also feature in a pivotal role.

said Berry's character in the film possesses "some information" about as they share "a past".

"is fighting for his life and thinks that Halle Berry's character has some information for him. They have a past, and they get involved with The High Table, this kind of overlording entity," he said.

The two actors will be joined by newcomers Angelica Huston, Asia Kate Dillon, Mark Dacascos, Jason Mantzoukas, Yayan Ruhian, Cecep Arif Rahman, and

According to the portal, Ian McShane, Common, Laurence Fishburne, Lance Reddick, and are all expected to return for the new film, with "Life" star as the main villain.

The franchise has proved to be a major commercial as well as critical success for and raked in a combined USD 260 million in worldwide gross.

The first two -- "John Wick" and "John Wick: Chapter 2" -- were directed by Stahelski from scripts written by with portraying a retired but deadly hitman seeking vengeance.

"3: Parabellum" has a release date of May 17, 2019.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 12:20 IST