You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

'Matrix 4' greenlit with Keanu Reeves

Topics
Entertainment Culture

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Keanu Reeves is set to officially return as Neo for the long-awaited fourth installment in the famous sci-fi series, "The Matrix".

According to Variety, Lana Wachowski, one half of the Wachowskis who directed all the three films in the franchise with sister Lilly, will write and helm the new project.

"Many of the ideas Lilly and I explored 20 years ago about our reality are even more relevant now. I'm very happy to have these characters back in my life and grateful for another chance to work with my brilliant friends," Lana Wachowski said.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the series.

Besides Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss is reprising her role as Trinity in the film.

Aleksandar Hemon and David Mitchell have co-written the script with Lana Wachowski.

She is also attached to produce with Grant Hill.

Warner Bros Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures will back the movie.

The studio has been trying to reenter "The Matrix" universe for some time, but figuring out the producing rights slowed down the process.

Plot details are currently unknown, along with the treatment of Morpheus, originally played by Laurence Fishburne. As per sources, Warner may go in for a younger actor as a recast.

Production is expected to begin early next year.

The trilogy -- "The Matrix", "The Matrix Reloaded" and "The Matrix Revolutions" --collectively earned over USD 1.6 billion worldwide.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Wed, August 21 2019. 09:20 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU