Celebrities pay tribute – Rolling Stone

Lance Reddick is being remembered by his Hollywood friends and colleagues following the news of his passing on Friday. Keanu Reeves, Wendell Pierce, James Gunn and more shared touching tributes in memory of the late actor.

Reddick, reprising his role of Charon, the hotel concierge John Wick: Chapter 4was remembered by the movie director Chad Stahelski and its star Keanu Reeves who dedicated the soon to be released movie to his memory.

“We are deeply saddened and heartbroken by the loss of our beloved friend and colleague Lance Reddick. He was the consummate professional and a pleasure to work with,” Stahelski and Reeves said in a joint statement. “Our love and prayers are with his wife Stephanie, his children, family and friends. We dedicate the film to his loving memory. We will miss him very much.”

The official account for John Wick also tweeted: “A kind hearted soul, a wonderful human being and a true friend. Goodbye, Lance Reddick.”

Reddick was celebrated and known for starring in serials The wireand was remembered by his co-stars and the show’s creator Friday.

“A man of great strength and grace. A musician as talented as an actor,” Pierce tweeted. “The epitome of class. A sudden unexpected sharp painful sadness for our artistic family. An unimaginable suffering for his personal family and loved ones. Thank God my friend. You left your mark here.”

Isiah Whitlock Jr., who also starred The wire, tweeted, “Shocked and saddened by the news that Lance Reddick has passed away. Truly heartbreaking. RIP My friend. You will be missed.”

The show’s creator David Simon, in a statement to The Guardian, described him as a “consummate professional, a dedicated collaborator, a lovely soul and a friend”. The Hollywood Reporter. “This is just heartbreaking and way, way, way too soon for any of us who knew and loved him to think about it.”

Throughout his career, Reddick has starred in shows such as Oz, Zoom, BoschAnd Lost. His film credits include action films such as White House down And Godzilla against Kongas well as Spike Lee’s remake of Oldboy. And he did regular voice work for blockbuster video games like Quantum breakthe Destination franchise, and Horizon zero dawn.

Sharing a DM exchange with the late star, Kirk Acevedo – who starred Oz And Zoom with Reddick – remembered the late actor and said he “speechlessafter learning of his death. ‘I can’t make this up. This is really sad. We keep losing good people! I am speechless,” he wrote. “Rest in peace.”

Other Hollywood leaders such as Ben Stiller, Questlove and James Gunn also shared tributes to the actor. Questlove’s simple words: “I can’t take it anymore. rip Lance Reddick.

“Lance Reddick was an incredibly nice guy and an incredibly talented actor,” Gunn tweeted. “This is heartbreaking. My love goes out to all his family, friends and associates.”

Stiller wrote, “Lance Reddick was a beautiful and compelling actor. And a beautiful human being. He teamed up with my mother Anne Meara in her play ‘Afterplay’ playing Raziel, the waiter who cut the angel of death.” The actor added, “He was outstanding in that and everything he did.”

Reddick’s representatives confirmed his death Rolling stone on Friday and said he “passed away suddenly this morning of natural causes”.

“He is survived by his wife Stephanie Reddick and children Yvonne Nicole Reddick and Christopher Reddick. Donations in his memory can be made to momcares.org in Baltimore, his hometown,” the statement continued. Lance will be greatly missed. Please respect his family’s privacy at this time.”


Reddick recently appeared on Regina King’s One night in Miami…the animated sitcom Paradise PDand the Netflix series adaptation of resident evil.

An industry veteran, Reddick completed several more projects before his unexpected death, including the fourth John Wick movie, which comes out on March 24. He will also posthumously appear in the Disney+ series Percy Jackson and the Olympians (he plays Zeus), as well as the White men can’t jump remake and a new biopic of Shirley Chisholm, the first black congressman.

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