Matrix 4: release date, screenplay, cast, here’s all the information

You loved the movie saga Matrix, from Lana and Lilly Wachowski? Good news, a fourth movie we are calling for now Matrix 4 was made official in the summer of 2019 and is practically complete. Release date, distribution, plot, here are all the answers to your questions.

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Matrix 4. Image Warner Bros./ Village Roadshow Pictures

The film Matrix 4 is actually in progress. Announced for May 2021 then postponed to April 2022, the film will finally arrive right on time for the holiday season, the December 22, 2021. While waiting for the return of the iconic “green code” – which was in fact inspired by a Japanese cookbook -, here is all the information about this fourth part, which will mark the return of the saga of the films of science fiction of the Wachowski sisters.

Matrix 4: shooting, release date, distribution, here is all the information

Where is the filming of Matrix 4?

The fourth part of the saga Matrix will arrive on our screens very soon. Made official in August 2019, the filming of the film began in San Francisco in February 2020, under the code name “Project Ice Cream”. Like many productions, his shooting was interrupted for many months, a health crisis requires.

The filming of Matrix 4 finally resumed in Germany in the summer of 2020. It took place mainly in Potsdam, in the Babelsberg Studios, as well as in Chicago. Filming officially closed on November 1, 2020.

Many times postponed, Matrix 4 will finally be released for Christmas 2021

May the fans be reassured, we won’t have to wait too long to see the rest of the events of Matrix. The film’s release was initially scheduled for May 21, 2021, before being postponed to April 2022, due to a health crisis. Back on set, and reassured by a “normal” production rate, the film producer finally decided to release the film at a release date closer to the initial release date. So and finally, Matrix 4 will hit the big screen on December 22, 2021.

The film has seen its schedule change as have many others. We think in particular of Dune, by Denis Villeneuve, postponed to October 1, 2021 in the United States or The Batman, by Matt Reeves, postponed to 2022.

Who is directing the film?

Matrix 4 is made by Lana Wachowski – formerly known as Larry Wachowski – one of the two American director and producer sisters. It was she who had imagined the original trilogy in concert with her sister Lilly (ex-Andy Wachowski). ” I am very happy to see these characters again in my life and grateful to have a new chance to work with my brilliant friends. »Lana Wachowski indicated to our American colleagues from Variety, August 20, 2020.

Which actors are making a comeback in Matrix 4?

Many iconic actors from the saga have been confirmed to star in the film. We will thus find and for example Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity, and Jada Pinkett Smith behind the role of Niobe. If Lambert Wilson will put on his memorable Merovingian costume, we do not yet know if Monica Bellucci will reprise her role as Persephone.

Three years ago, well before the start of filming began, Keanu Reeves had indicated that he would not be up for this 4th film on one condition: that it be directed by the Wachowski sisters. Something promised, therefore due, since Keanu Reeves will be back as Neo and Thomas A. Anderson. It did not go very far since at the time, the film should have been directed by Joel Silver, with Michael B. Jordan in place of Reeves as Neo.

Will there be new characters?

It’s official: brand new actors will be appearing in Matrix 4. We can cite for example the arrival of Neil Patrick Harris, best known as Barney Stinson in the series How I Met Your Mother, which will play a role that has not yet been defined. Jonathan Groff, the main actor of the Netflix series Mindhunter, also joined the cast of the film. A handful of actors in the series Sense8 will also appear, including Toby Onwumere (Capheus in the series), Brian J. Smith (Will), Max Riemelt (Wolfgang) and Eréndira Ibarra (Daniela). Finally, Jessica Henwick (Nymeria Sand in the fifth, sixth and seventh seasons of Game of Thrones) will also be there.

Two legendary actors from the original trilogy will not be present

However, the character of Morpheus, played by Laurence Fishburne in the original trilogy, will not mark his big comeback. At least not as we know it. Morpheus will be played by actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen (Baywatch: Alert in Malibu, The Greatest Showman and Aquaman), as a young Morpheus. Likewise, the iconic Agent Smith, played by Hugo Weaving, will not be there. A first reading of the scenario would not have convinced him.

« I liked a lot of what I read, but I wasn’t sure I liked certain things. In the end we discussed it and when the offer was put on the table I said yes the next day ” he told our colleagues to Despite everything, the actor, who was to play the scenes from February to May 2019, was unavailable until April. Weaving would then have tried to negotiate his schedule, in vain.

What about l’intrigue?

Little is known about the scenario of Matrix 4. But if we are to believe an interview with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in the magazine Empire in June 2020, the movie shouldn’t disappoint. « When it was brought to me the way it was brought to me, with incredible depth and all the integrity and artistry you can imagine, I was like “this is a gift”. It was just really exciting Carrie-Anne Moss had expressed himself, alongside Lana and the other authors of the plot, David Mitchell and Aleksandar Hemon.

Same thing for Keanu Reeves, according to who the scenario would be ” magnificent “And the story” wonderful “. A plot that would even have ” resonated ” in him. Note that the final name of the film has been leaked. It should except surprise be titled Matrix 4: Resurrections. Finally, be aware that the first opinion on the film fell in mid-June 2021, several months before the film’s release.

David Manning, one of the few people to have seen it before everyone else, confided that this fourth part is “Bizarre, captivating, surprisingly funny and excessively ambitious”. Despite everything, he may not appeal to everyone, according to him.

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