Co-creator Lana Wachowski is set to write, direct, and produce the upcoming film. Wachowski began the sci-fi franchise with her sister, Lilly, with the first film premiering in 1999. They continued to write the first three films together, however, this film’s screenplay will be penned by Lana Wachowski, Aleksandar Hemon, and David Mitchell. The first three films garnered $1.6 billion at the global box office.
Sixteen years since the last Matrix film, Warner Bros. announced Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will reprise roles as Neo and Trinity in a fourth installment of the series.
“We could not be more excited to be re-entering The Matrix with Lana,a true visionary—a singular and original creative filmmaker.”
– Toby EmmerichCHAIRMAN OF WARNER BROS
The films told the story of a disaffected hacker featuring mind-bending visual effects.The disaffected hacker (Reeves) was revealed to be a savior destined to free humanity from the virtual reality that machines had enslaved them in.
“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