Keanu Reeves revealed vital information about what The Matrix 4 is all about—and it is different from its previous installments.
Keanu Reeves hinted that The Matrix 4 would be different from what their viewers saw two decades ago.
On Sept. 16, Reeves sat down for an online interview on BBC One’s The One Show wherein he disclosed that the newest chapter of his award-winning film would be different from the previous ones.
The actor will reprise his role as Neo alongside Carrie-Anne Moss, who will come back as Trinity. The newcomers—Ellen Hollman, Priyanka Chopra, Jessica Henwick, Neil Patrick Harris, Toby Onwumere, Erendira Ibarra, and Andrew Caldwell, among others—will complete the cast list.
The powerful robots and computers fighting an underground war are still there. However, Reeves clarified that the new installment will be a love story and that alone explained why Moss had to return.
“We’re out here trying to make some magic,” he said before adding that things for his character looked a little dreadful in The Matrix Revolutions.
The Matrix Director Will Make the Plot Twist!
To twist everything and offer their fans new experience on the table, Reeves mentioned how director Lana Wachowski successfully made things different.
“She has written a beautiful script that is a love story, it’s inspiring,” he explained. “It’s another version, a call to wake up and it has some great action. All will be revealed.”
Will It Be a Prequel or Not?
When asked whether The Matrix 4 would serve as the prequel to the well-renowned trilogy, the 56-year-old actor said that it is not as there is “no going in the past.”
Currently, The Matrix franchise has three installments: The Matrix in 1999, The Matrix Reloaded in 2003, and The Matrix Revolutions.
The Matrix 4 is Back!
The news came after Reeves recorded an exclusive video for Associated Press last month, where he confirmed that the filming is already underway.
They set the camera rolling again after the filming postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic.
To recall, Deadline first revealed in March that Warner Bros and Village Roadshow halted the film’s production in the German city due to the alarming and skyrocketing number of COVID-19 cases.
Fortunately, they resumed again last month. Zoomin.TV reported that the actor held a very German birthday celebration in Berlin this year while recording his scenes for the film.
Initially, Warner Bros. said that the film secured the slot for Akira, which they formerly set to hit cinemas on May 21, 2021. It fell on the same day when Lionsgate will be releasing the next installment of the John Wick movie franchise.
After facing a crisis after crisis, The Matrix 4 has been scheduled for release in April 2022.
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