Yahya Abdul-Mateen II joins Matrix four in lead function
Selection is reporting that Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman, Us, Watchmen) has joined director Lana Wachowski’s Matrix four in a lead function. The actor will be a part of Matrix franchise stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss within the upcoming movie.
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Particulars on Abdul-Mateen’s character haven’t been launched. The actor is finest identified for starring in Aquaman, The Get Down, and Jordan Peele’s Us. His upcoming initiatives embrace HBO’s collection adaptation Watchmen, Candyman, All Day and a Night time, and The Trial of the Chicago 7.
Manufacturing on the movie is scheduled to start in early 2020, Wachowski co-wrote the script with Aleksander Hemon and David Mitchell and can direct the movie as nicely.
Plot particulars on the movie additionally haven’t been revealed, and given the ending of 2003’s The Matrix Revolutions, it’s not a transparent reduce reply.
Earlier this yr we requested our readers in the event that they have been excited by extra motion pictures within the collection, with 69% of these voting saying “Sure!” In a secondary ballot, 58% stated they needed to see a continuation of the collection. Appears like they’ll be getting what they needed!
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The three earlier movies—The Matrix (1999), The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003)—have earned greater than $1.6 billion on the world field workplace and have been all top-10 home hits of their respective years of launch. The Matrix Revolutions was additionally the primary movie ever to launch concurrently in each main nation on the similar hour all over the world.