‘The Matrix 4’ Adds ‘Aquaman’ Alum Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in a New Lead Role

Collider | 10/9/2019 | Allie Gemmill
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The Matrix 4 cast has officially added another cast member to its ranks just a month after it was confirmed the next Matrix franchise installment was greenlit. Lana Wachowski will return to direct a script she co-wrote with past collaborators on Sense8, writers Aleksandar Hemon and David Mitchell. We also know that franchise stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Ann Moss will reprise their respective roles as Neo and Trinity. Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow will both produce and distribute the film.

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Per a report courtesy of Variety, we know that Aquaman alum Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has been cast in one of the lead roles for The Matrix 4. Sources told Variety that Wachowski had been having some secret meetings with various candidates for the role, with Abdul-Mateen II evidently emerging victorious. Specifics about the nature of this lead role are still unconfirmed. However, Abdul-Mateen II’s casting could give some legitimacy to previous rumors The Matrix 4 would involve a young Morpheus, the character originally played by Laurence Fishburne in the first three Matrix movies.

Similarly unclear about The Matrix 4 are any concrete plot details, including how Neo and Trinity will figure...
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