"I know why you're here. I know what you've been doing. I know because I was once looking for the same thing. I was looking for an answer. It's the question that drives us, the question that brought you here. You know the question just as I did:"
Will there be another Matrix film?
Looks like the answer is yes, fellow cyberpunk warriors. Yes, you bet your pleather-clad ass there will be.
I know, right?
There have been rumors for years, but Warner Bros. just announced that Lana Wachowski is officially set to write and direct a fourth film, starring Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in their dynamic and ground-breaking roles of Neo and Trinity.
"We could not be more excited to be re-entering The Matrix with Lana," said Warner Bros. Picture Group chairman Toby Emmerich. "Lana is a true visionary — a singular and original creative filmmaker — and we are thrilled that she is writing, directing, and producing this new chapter in The Matrix universe."
The Matrix 4 script was also written by Aleksandar Hemon (Sense8) and David Mitchell (Cloud Atlas).
This year marks the twentieth anniversary of The Matrix, which garnered four Academy Awards and birthed a franchise that has earned over $1.6 billion in the global box office. It is still considered one of the greatest science fiction films of all time — as well it should be. Have you watched it lately? It totally holds up.
It also doesn't hurt that Keanu Reeves' box office and cult followings are higher than ever.
Keanu dodging haters since 1984.
Production is set to begin in 2020, with no official release date.
No plot details have been shared, but of course the internet is full of theories:
Matrix 4 will confirm @JohnWickMovie was all a simulation :P https://t.co/y7pIGWkX6u— BossLogic (@BossLogic)1566355966.0
In the meantime, fans can enjoy special screenings of The Matrix in theaters starting August 30th.
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