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‘The Matrix 5’ is formally within the works with a brand new director


Warner Bros. has introduced {that a} fifth instalment of The Matrix is in improvement, with The Martian‘s Drew Goddard set to direct.

The upcoming sequel would be the first movie within the sequence to not be directed by Lana or Lily Wachowski, though the previous is hooked up as an govt producer.

Plot particulars haven’t but been revealed, however Warner Bros. Movement Photos president of manufacturing Jesse Ehrman has teased that the story will construct on the fantasy world with out straying too removed from what made the sequence a hit.

“Drew got here to Warner Bros. with a brand new concept that all of us imagine could be an unimaginable option to proceed the Matrix world, by each honouring what Lana and Lilly started over 25 years in the past and providing a singular perspective based mostly on his personal love of the sequence and characters,” Ehrman stated in a press release (by way of Selection).

“Your complete crew at Warner Bros. Discovery is thrilled for Drew to be making this new ‘Matrix’ movie, including his imaginative and prescient to the cinematic canon the Wachowskis’ spent 1 / 4 of a century constructing right here on the studio.”

The Matrix Resurrections
Keanu Reeves in ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ CREDIT: Warner Bros. Leisure

Goddard obtained an Oscar nomination for writing The Martian, the sci-fi adaptation of Andy Weir’s novel directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon. A few of his different movie credit embody writing Cloverfield and World Battle Z, in addition to serving as writer-director on The Cabin In The Woods and Dangerous Occasions At The El Royale.

“It isn’t hyperbole to say The Matrix movies modified each cinema and my life,” Goddard stated. “Lana and Lilly’s beautiful artistry evokes me every day, and I’m past grateful for the possibility to inform tales of their world.”

It’s presently unclear if lead solid members Keanu Reeves or Carrie-Anne Moss will return as Neo and Trinity, respectively.

The Matrix franchise started in 1999 with what is taken into account to be one of the influential science-fiction movies of all time. Three sequels adopted: 2003’s The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, and 2021’s The Matrix Resurrections.

The fourth instalment, which arrived after an 18-year hole and was the primary to be directed solely by Lana Wachowski, carried out poorly on the field workplace, grossing simply $159million worldwide with a funds of $190million.

On the time of the movie’s launch, Warner Bros. complete 2021 slate was made obtainable concurrently on HBO Max for no additional cost, which largely contributed to Resurrections‘ low consumption.

In different information, Lilly Wachowski is ready to direct her first movie in nearly a decade.




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