The Matrix 4 lead cast Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss disclosed details regarding their upcoming film in an Empire interview.
Last year, Warner Bros. announced its partnership with Village Roadshow to produce The Matrix 4. The studio further revealed that it had chosen Lana Wachowski as the film’s director.
Apart from that, it was revealed that Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss would reprise their roles for the forthcoming installment.
Carrie-Anne Moss expresses excitement
Recently, The Matrix 4 lead cast, Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss, shared some thrilling insights into the aforementioned film. Speaking to Empire in the Heroes Issue, Moss, who plays Trinity, divulged that she never expected The Matrix to return to the big screens.
According to the actress, The Matrix 4 was never on her radar. Furthermore, the star expressed her excitement for the upcoming movie in the interview. Moss said:
“When it was brought to me in the way that it was brought to me, with incredible depth and all of the integrity and artistry that you could imagine, I was like, ‘This is a gift.’ It was just very exciting.”
— Empire Magazine (@empiremagazine) June 8, 2020
Keanu Reeves shares why he’s returning
Meanwhile, Keanu Reeves, who plays the original trilogy protagonist Neo, unveiled his reason for returning to the film series. Reeves further heaped praise on the story and screenplay. Moreover, he teased that it’s as timely as the original film. In the same interview, the actor stated:
“Lana Wachowski wrote a beautiful script and a wonderful story that resonated with me. That’s the only reason to do it. To work with her again is just amazing. It’s been really special. The story has, I think, some meaningful things to say, and that we can take some nourishment from.”
Chad Stahelski brings to life thrilling action scenes
Details are scarce regarding the plot of the forthcoming Matrix installment. However, Chad Stahelski, the stunt coordinator of the movie, previously shared that he would bring to life some new and exciting action scenes.
He also shared that the avid followers of the epic franchise will something new and fresh scenes from The Matrix 4. Stahelski also complemented Lana Wachowski and offered a sneak peek of what was going on behind the scenes of The Matrix 4. Stahelski told The Hollywood Reporter:
“The ideas she came to us with were, you know, not only were they cool, but they were fun. If you love The Matrix trilogy, you’re going to love what she’s doing because she’s brilliant and fun and understands what the fans want.”
Keanu Reeves says he only returned for 'The Matrix 4' because 'Lana Wachowski wrote a beautiful script'
'The story has, I think, some meaningful things to say, and that we can take some nourishment from'
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More about The Matrix 4 film
The Matrix 4 is the fourth movie in The Matrix film series. It follows The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, and The Matrix Revolutions. Aside from Reeves and Moss, The Matrix 4 will witness the return of Jada Pinkett Smith’s Niobe and Lambert Wilson’s Merovingian.
The Matrix 4 is slated to premiere on May 21, 2021. However, given the current health threat caused by COVID-19, this release date is subject to change.
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