Fans of The Matrix have been waiting for this sensational news for more than 15 years, and then a miracle happened - the trilogy was announced, the release date (2022 - unofficially), the actors of the film Matrix 4 (2020) are appointed, the plot details are still unknown, the trailer in Russian will be released closer to the premiere. Keanu Reeves and Carey Ann Moss will return to their roles, which even more pleased fans of the franchise who are looking forward to the premiere.
Project Expectations Rating (KinoPoisk) - 97%.
The Matrix 4
Genre: fiction, action
Producer: Lana Wachowski
Release date: 2022 (unofficially)
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Carey Ann Moss, etc.
What expects the audience in the fourth part of the Matrix franchise? The sequel to the sequel is kept secret, but perhaps fans will learn about how the war of people and cars began.
In the last part of The Matrix, Trinity dies, and Neo sacrifices himself to stop the bloody war between cars and people for at least a short period of time. But the prophecy said that the Chosen One would return one day, and this would happen in the 4th part.
Director and shooting
The director, producer, and screenwriter of the project was Lana Wachowski (Cloud Atlas, V for Vendetta, Eighth Sense), which once created an original trilogy with her sister Lilly that has been loved by millions of viewers for many years.
“Many of the ideas that my sister and I explored 20 years ago have become relevant right now. I am glad for such a unique opportunity to work with my friends again and bring the characters of the trilogy back to life” (Lana Wachowski).
Also scriptwriters are:
- Alexander Hemon / Aleksandar Hemon ("Eighth Sense", "Island of Love");
- David Mitchell (Eighth Sense, Cloud Atlas, Wurman's Riddle).
Grant Hill (“Titanic”, “Raven”, “V for Vendetta”, “Eighth Sense”, “Time Travel”) took up the production, cameraman John Tall, and Joel Negron (“Sleepy Hollow”, “Second Chance” became the editor , "Three X", "Thor: Ragnarok", "Superfly").
Warner Bros. Studios took over the production and distribution of the film. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures. Head of Warner Bros. Pictures stated:
"Lana is a real visionary. She is a very creative director, and we are glad that she took up the work on the sequel."
The start of filming is scheduled for 2020 (locations - Chicago), but when the Matrix 4 is released, it is still unknown, the exact release date has not yet been set, but it may be 2021 or 2022.
Actors and roles
At the moment, it’s known that Keanu Reeves (Devil’s Advocate, Dangerous Liaisons, On the Crest of the Wave, Constantine: Lord of Darkness, John Wick, How to Marry a Bachelor, You Are My Doubt) and Carey Ann Moss (Remember, Chocolate, Advocates, Tell Me A Tale) will return to their roles as Neo and Trinity, respectively.
Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss
Also in the film will appear debutant actress Daniela Harpez (Daniela Harpaz).
Did you know that:
- Keanu Reeves set several conditions in order to return to the franchise: firstly, the Wachowski sisters were supposed to shoot the project, and secondly, the Matrix universe would have to expand. The actor also said: "the characters are dying, but the stories about them are not."
- Stuntman Chad Stahelsky (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, V for Vendetta, John Wick) will return to the sequel to The Matrix.
- The working title of the project is "Project ice cream" ("Ice Cream").
- In 2017, Zak Penn (Avengers, X-Men, The Last Movie Hero) was nominated as the screenwriter of the project, and the planned film was supposed to transfer the audience to the times when Morpheus fell into resistance. Michael B. Jordan (Creed: Rocky's Legacy, Hardball, Black Panther, Keen) was invited to play the lead role. Rumors of Michael B. Jordan's appointment as the young Morpheus have not yet been confirmed by the director.
Michael B. Jordan
The revival of the cult trilogy will be the film "Matrix 4" (2020), the release date (2022 - unofficially), the actors and the plot of which are announced, the trailer in Russian has not yet been released. At the moment, one thing is clear - the return to work on the film by Lana Wachowski, as well as the actors Keanu Reeves and Mary Ann Moss gives fans hope that the tape will be performed in the same spirit as the original trilogy, and the success of the premiere is guaranteed.