The upcoming American crime drama TV miniseries ‘The Continental: From the World of John Wick’ serves as a spin-off prequel to the John Wick franchise. The plot is set in an alternate history of the 1970s and narrates the background story of Winston Scott.
American actor Colin Woodell has been cast in the role of Scott (portrayed by Ian McShane in the John Wick films) in the series. It is scheduled to premiere on Peacock on September 22, 2023.
Following is a list of other action crime TV series that you might be interested in The Continental: From the World of John Wick.
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Top 10 Television Series Like ‘The Continental: From the World of John Wick’ :
Walker: Independence – Number of Seasons: 1
This American period drama action crime western TV series serves as a prequel series to The CW’s ‘Walker’.
The plot is set in the late 1800s and revolves around an affluent Bostonian named Abby Walker, who sees her husband getting murdered in front of her own eyes on their journey out West, coming across a lovable rogue named Hoyt Rawlins in search of purpose as both of them embarks upon a journey to a small town with a big future- Independence, Texas. The series ran from October 6, 2022, to March 2, 2023, on The CW.
The Old Man – Number of Seasons: 1
Robert Levine and Jonathan E. Steinberg created this American action thriller drama TV series that is adapted from Thomas Perry’s novel of 2017- ‘The Old Man’.
The plot revolves around a former operative named Dan Chase who absconded from the CIA and has been living off the grid. But after an assassin tries to take him out, he finds out that he is compelled to reconcile with his past in order to ensure his future.
American actor played the role of the lead character Dan Chase in the series. It premiered on June 16, 2022 on FX.
Citadel – Number of Seasons: 1
This spy action thriller is centered upon the eponymous global spy agency that has now fallen with the memory of its agents being erased.
Now that the powerful crime syndicate is about to till the power vacuum, Citadel agents must fight back by remembering their past.
The plot primarily focuses on two top-class Citadel spy agents Nadia Sinh and Mason Kane, played by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Richard Madden respectively. The series premiered on April 28, 2023, on Amazon Prime Video.
Mr. Mercedes – Number of Seasons: 3
The plot revolves finds a detective named Bill who is unable to catch the serial killer, known as “Mr. Marcedes” who has claimed to have murdered sixteen people.
But after the victim himself calls him to challenge him to solve the bases before his retirement, things take an interesting turn. Brendan Gleeson played the role of the detective Kermit William Hodges or Bill in the series. It ran from August 9, 2017 to November 12, 2019.
The Night Agent – Number of Seasons: 1
Shawn Ryan created this American action thriller TV series that is adapted from Matthew Quirk’s same-named novel. The plot revolves around an FBI Agent named Peter Sutherland who finds himself embroiled in a vast conspiracy involving a mole at the highest levels of the US government.
In order to save the nation, he has to desperately hunt for the traitor while trying to protect ex-tech CEO Rose Larkin from the killer of her aunt and uncle.
American actor Gabriel Basso played the role of Peter Sutherland in the series. It premiered on March 23, 2023 on Netflix.
Watchmen – Number of Seasons: 1
This dystopian superhero limited drama series is adapted from the same DC Comics series of 1986. The plot finds vigilantes getting divided among themselves as some of them band together to raise a mutiny against the government agencies treating vigilantes as criminals and the others decide to stop them before it causes chaos. The series ran from 20th October to 15th December 2019 on HBO.
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan – Number of Seasons: 4
This political action thriller TV series is based on the characters of Tom Clancy created “Ryanverse”. The plot is centered upon a former U.S. Marine officer, and Afghanistan veteran named Dr. Jack Ryan who works as a financial analyst for the CIA.
Class of ’09 – Number of Seasons: 1
Tom Rob Smith created this thriller drama miniseries the plot of which follows the careers and lives of a team of FBI recruits and focuses upon the alteration of the U.S. criminal justice system through the growing use of AI. The series ran from 10th May to 21st June of 2023 on FX on Hulu.
FUBAR – Number of Seasons: 1
Nick Santora created this action comedy TV series the plot of which is centered upon a CIA operative being forced to go back into the field after discovering a family secret. The series premiered on May 25, 2023, on Netflix.
Rabbit Hole – Number of Seasons: 1
This spy thriller drama TV series follows a corporate spy named John Weir (played by Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland) on his last mission. It premiered on March 26, 2023 on Paramount+.