Derek Kolstad is the screenwriter for John Wick and John Wick chapter 2. He is from Madison WI and has been writing from the age of 13.
How John Wick was put into production.
Derek Kolstad wrote the script for a movie named Scorn in 2012, He accepted the offer from Thunder road pictures and Scorn was put into production. Keanu Reeves (John Wick) liked the name of the his character so much he kept saying he was working on a movie named 'John Wick'. Soon the movie title was changed entirely to John Wick.