According to Deadline, director Chris Stahelski said, "I'm so glad to have Rina on board to make her feature film debut in John Wick: Chapter 4. She's an incredible talent who'll bring so much to the film." Sawayama similarly echoed the same sentiment on Twitter, writing "I'm so excited !!!!! 😭😭😭"
Filming for the upcoming movie is set to start this summer and take place in France, Germany and Japan with release slated for Friday, May 27, 2022. Sawayama previously made her acting debut in 2019 in a couple episodes of the British Netflix comedy Turn Up Charlie.