Halle Berry did 'John Wick 3' to kick ageism in the face

Actress Halle Berry said yes John wick : Chapter 3 - Parabellum ', as it gave him the opportunity to kick ageism in the face.

Asked if it is true that she took up ' John wick : Chapter 3 - Parabellum' without reading the script, Berry said: "Yes, because I was such a fan of ' John wick ' 1 and 2. I knew what it would require of me and the chance to kick ageism in the face."

People at a certain age believe that they are finished and cannot do certain things. I knew this would give me a very good platform to show something different that is very important, he added.

The ' John wick ' franchise, starring Keanu Reeves, has raised the bar for action films mainly due to its departure from the cliche action aesthetic.

The third chapter of the film franchise ' John wick : Chapter 3 - Parabellum' released last year. It will air in India on April 12 on Star Movies. Stuntman-turned-director Chad Stahelski directed the third film as well. It also stars Laurence Fishburne , Mark Dacascos, Asia Kate Dillon, Ian McShane and Lance Reddick .

Talking about how she got the role in the third part, Berry said: "I got a phone call from my agent and my manager saying 'They're doing a 3 rd installment of John wick . Did you ever see John wick 1 and 2?' I said 'Oh my god! I love it! What do you mean if I ever saw it? Of course I've seen it. Are they making a three?!' they said 'Yeah and there is a possible role for a bad female, would you be interested?' I said 'Call up Chad right now and get a meeting for me, I have to be in this movie!'"