Details regarding the fourth sequel to ‘The Matrix’ are still being kept under wraps, but new rumors related to the plot are circulating on the internet.
And the MovieWeb portal (via WeGotThisCovered) revealed that the plot will jump 60 years into the future, with the events of the original trilogy becoming a distant memory.
In addition, the city of Zion will be decimated, with the survivors of the human race no longer living in fear of the machines. Morpheus, played by Laurence Fishburne, will be dead, replaced by Niobe (Jada Pinkett Smith) as the new resistance leader.
Rumors still indicate that in the sequel Neo will attempt to free Trinity from the Matrix, with Neil Patrick Harris playing a new character called The Analyst, an updated version of the dreaded Architect, who brokered peace between man and machine.
Recall that ‘Matrix 4’ will be released on December 22, 2021 on HBO Max, with the debut on the big screen.
The new film will feature the return of Keanu Reeves (Neo), Carrie-Ann Moss (Trinity), Jada Pinkett-Smith (Niobe) and Daniel Bernhardt (Agent Johnson), as well as Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Neil Patrick Harris, Christina Ricci and Priyanka Chopra.
“Matrix” was released in 1999 and acclaimed around the world for its pioneering visual effects. The original won four Oscars and grossed $ 463 million worldwide.
Two sequels followed, ‘The Matrix: Reloaded’ and ‘The Matrix: Revolutions’, both of which hit theaters in 2003.
In total, the trilogy raised $ 1.6 billion for Warner Bros. Pictures.
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