Twenty after its debut in the guise of the elusive Neo in the first Matrix , the canadian actor, Keanu Reeves will take over the role of the rebel to the dark glasses for a fourth installment of this universe, with even Lana Wachowski at the realization.

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Keanu Reeves turn up for the occasion her partner Carrie-Anne Moss, who reprises her role of Trinity, stressed Tuesday the studios Warner Bros in a press release. “We can’t be more happy to return to the Matrix with Lana,” says the boss of Warner Bros, Toby Emmerich. Lana Wachowski was born Larry before making her transition in 2010, had co-directed the trilogy the Matrix with his brother Andrew, became Lilly after him also made its transition in 2016. “Lana is a true visionary, a filmmaker, creative, unique and original, and we are thrilled that she writes, directs and produces this new chapter of the universe Matrix ,” says Toby Emmerich.

The sisters Wachowski have worked together a great deal, for example on the ambitious series Sense8 , but Lana will be this time only orders for the fourth Matrix, of which the title has not been unveiled. It is also unknown how the Matrix 4 , for which shooting is expected to begin next year, will revolve relative to the first three. The trilogy ( Matrix in 1999, Matrix Reloaded and Matrix Revolutions in 2003) has collected a total of more than $ 1.6 billion in theatres around the world, reminiscent of the studios, Warner. Mixing philosophy, metaphysics, and action scenes, the trilogy portrays a group of rebels who fight against the artificial intelligences who have imprisoned humans in the Matrix, a world of virtual reality, simulating the outside world.

Neo, played by Keanu Reeves, is the chosen one destined to free humanity, a kind of figure of christ in long black coat broken at the kung-fu and computer hacking. “A lot of the ideas that Lilly and I have explored 20 years ago on our reality are even more relevant today. I am very happy that these characters come back in my life, and grateful to have the opportunity to work again with my great friends,” said Lana Wachowski, quoted in the press release.

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