Variety reached out to Fishburne's camp for clarification, and received confirmation that the former "CSI" star is shooting a cameo for the film.
"John Wick" co-director Chad Stahelski is returning to helm the sequel, which is being produced by Thunder Road's Basil Iwanyk for Lionsgate.
Along with Reeves, "John Wick's" Bridget Moynahan, John Leguizamo and Ian McShane are reprising their roles for the sequel. Common recently joined the cast as the film's villain.
"John Wick 2" hasn't been given a release date.