Lance Reddick was honored to receive a heartfelt letter from Keanu Reeves, acknowledging his significant contribution in making people truly embrace the character of John Wick. (Exclusive)

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Reeves, who is 59 years old, was recognized and given the prestigious Lance Reddick Legacy Award at the 2024 Saturn Awards, which took place on Sunday at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport hotel in Burbank, California.
During an exclusive interview with PEOPLE at the event, Reeves, who was also nominated for the best actor in a film award, shared his heartfelt memories of his late friend and John Wick co-star, Lance Reddick, who tragically passed away at the age of 60 in March of last year.
Reeves expressed his gratitude towards Reddick for his contribution in making people fall in love with the character of John Wick.
He revealed that he once wrote Reddick a letter expressing that people loved John Wick because of the love Charon had for him.
Overall, Reeves paid a heartfelt tribute to his late friend and co-star, expressing his admiration for Reddick’s talent and the joy they experienced while collaborating on the John Wick series.

The statement emphasized the strong bond between the characters both on and offscreen in the John Wick films. The actor expressed their enjoyment of working with director Chad Stahelski and being a part of such a unique project. They acknowledged the significance of receiving the Saturn Awards accolade, which is named after Lance Reddick and represents not only talent but also character. The press release conveyed deep sadness and heartbreak over the loss of Reddick, describing him as a consummate professional and a pleasure to collaborate with. It was confirmed that John Wick: Chapter 4, released shortly after Reddick’s passing, would be dedicated to his memory. The statement concluded by sending love and prayers to Reddick’s wife, children, family, and friends, expressing that he would be greatly missed.

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