Halle Berry Pays Tribute To 'John Wick' Costar, Lance Reddick

Chukwudi Onyewuchi
Halle Berry
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About three days have passed since the news of American actor Lance Reddick's sudden demise left many in shock. Since his death, many Hollywood icons have honored Lance's memory, including his John Wick co-star, Halle Berry. Here are the details.

Halle Pays Tribute To Lance 

On March 17, 2023, Halle took to her Instagram page to pay tribute to the actor. The 56-year-old actress penned a sweet caption dedicated to Lance and his huge smile.

Halle Sends Her Condolences

Halle began her emotional tribute by sending her heartfelt condolences to the Hollywood legend's family and all those who knew and loved the actor. 

Lance Welcomed Halle With Open Arms 

Actor Lance Reddick smiles
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The actress then revealed she would never forget the big smile and heartfelt hug Lance gave her as she walked on the set of John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum for the first time. 

Lance Had A Sweet Energy

According to Halle, Lance's kind and sweet energy lit up every room he was in and his heart was larger than anything in it. "Heaven has another angel. You will be missed sweet friend," Halle concluded.

Halle Shares A Lovely Photo Of Lance 

The former model accompanied the emotional write-up with a black and white photo of Lance, which his wife Stephanie Reddick posted.

Stephanie Says Lance Was Taken Too Soon 

In her upload, the grieving widow noted that her husband was taken from the world too soon. Stephanie then thanked everyone for their overwhelming love and support.

Stephanie Expresses Gratitude 

Lance's wife assured everyone that she could see their lovely stories and messages shared across social media platforms and couldn't be more grateful for them.

Stephanie Asks For Donations 

Stephanie wrapped up her emotional post by showing more appreciation and sharing that donations could be made to momcares.com, in Lance's hometown, Baltimore.

Halle Comments On Stephanie's Post 

Actress Halle Berry
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Many celebrities and fans rushed to the comment section to extend their condolences, including Halle. The actress sent her love and prayers to the grieving family.

Lance Was A Sincere Man 

Halle then described her colleague as one of the most sincere persons she had ever met, adding that the late actor was "truly one of a kind."

Details Of Lance's Death

'John Wick' star Lance Reddick
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On March 17, Lance's death was confirmed by his representatives in a statement to People. The statement noted that the actor passed away suddenly from natural causes.

Lance's Movie Credits 

Lance Reddick in 'John Wick'
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Lance's reps then went ahead to highlight some of the movies the actor was most famous for like The Wire, Bosch, Netflix's Resident Evil, and the John Wick films.

Lance's Family Needs Privacy

Finally, the statement revealed Lance left behind Stephanie and children, Yvonne and Christopher, after which, the public was asked to give the family the privacy they needed.

What Was Lance Doing Before He Died?

Lance Reddick in 'John Wick'
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Lance was in the middle of a press tour for John Wick 4, scheduled to premiere on March 24, when the news of his demise broke. He was also involved in the franchise's fifth film, a spinoff titled Ballerina.

More Tributes Pour In

In a joint statement to Deadline, Keanu Reeves and John Wick director Chad Stahelski mourned Lance and revealed they will dedicate the latest sequel to him.

Lance Was A Joy To Work With 

The pair expressed their sadness over the actor's death, describing him as "the consummate professional and a joy to work with."

Keanu And Chad's Concluding Remarks

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Keanu and Chad then sent their love and prayers to Lance's wife, children, family, and friends. "We dedicate the film to his loving memory. We will miss him dearly," the statement concluded.

Lionsgate Pays Tribute To Lance 

The studio behind the film, Lionsgate, also said in a statement, that the world of John Wick would not be what it was without Lance, who brought "unparalleled depth and charisma."

Lance Will Always Be Remembered 

Lance would always be held in the highest regard by all who knew and worked with him. He would also be remembered for his impact on the movie industry.