It's the 20th anniversary of the revolutionary movie The Matrix. It was a cultural phenomenon that produced two sequels. When all was said and done, Neo and Trinity had perished, but the war between humans and machines had come to an end. However, a new film for the franchise is in the form of Matrix 4 in preparation.
Lana Wachowski will return to write and direct the film in the franchise, and Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will again perform their roles as Neo and Trinity according to Variety. It's a little bit puzzling because at the end of the third film, The Matrix Revolution, Neo sacrificed himself to save the world. Regardless, it's science-fiction, so there's no doubt that there's a way to bring it back from the dead.
Aleksander Hemon (Love Island) and David Mitchell (Cloud Atlas) will accompany Wachowski in writing. The film should go into production in early 2020.
"We could not be more excited about re-entering the matrix with Lana," said Toby Emmerich, chairman of the Warner Bros. Picture Group. "Lana is a true visionary ̵
The first reports of a new Matrix movie began in 2017. Zak Penn of Ready Player One writes the script. Penn said the film would expand the Matrix universe and not restart. Michael B. Jordan was also in talks with Star. Since then, however, it is completely silent, although there were conflicting reports that the relaunch was canceled in May 2019. Both Penn were not mentioned for Matrix 4. Also not mentioned was Lilly Wachowski, who wrote the original Matrix films together and staged her sister.
The first Matrix movie brought in $ 463,517,383 worldwide, producing two sequels: Matrix Reloaded, 2003 ($ 742,128,461) and Matrix Revolutions ($ 427,343,298). The franchise has earned more than $ 1.6 billion in total.
The Matrix celebrates its twentieth anniversary in 2019, and while the first movie is still in progress, the sequels – especially the Revolutions – are still as problematic as you remember. Take a look at the 34 dumbest moments of the Matrix sequels to relive the craziness.