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Keanu Reeves to reprise his role as Neo in Matrix 4

  • Published at 04:01 am August 21st, 2019
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Keanu Reeves, right, and Carrie-Ann Moss in a scene from the Academy Award winning film, The Matrix | Warner Bros

Production is expected to begin in early 2020

After twenty years of the release of the first Matrix film, Warner Bros studio announced a new film Matrix 4 on Tuesday, reports Variety. 

Through the new film, Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will reprise their roles as Neo and Trinity, respectively.

Production of the film is expected to begin in early 2020.The franchise's director Lana Wachowski wrote the script and will also direct the new installment. 

In a statement Toby Emmerich, chairman of Warner Bros Pictures Group, said: "We could not be more excited to be re-entering The Matrix with Lana.

“Lana [Wachowski] 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."

Wachowski wrote and directed the first three films in the franchise - The Matrix (1999), The Matrix Reloaded, and The Matrix Revolutions (2003)- with her sister, Lilly Wachowski. 

This new film will be co-written by Aleksandar Hemon and David Mitchell.

The first Matrix film was both a box office and critical hit, and grossed over $460 million worldwide and earned four Academy Awards.

Matrix fans all over the world have been thrilled since the news came out.