The title stars of the renowned Matrix franchise, Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss, shared the reason for their return in a recent interview.
The actors praised the “beautiful script” created by Wachowski’s to be the primary reason for their return in Matrix 4.
They play the titular roles of Neo and Trinity, a pair of a hacker turned heroes in a futuristic civilization.
Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss On New Matrix Script
Reeves and Moss revealed excitement in reprising their roles in the long-awaited fourth installment of the Matrix franchise.
According to Keanu Reeves, “Lana Wachowski wrote a beautiful script and a wonderful story that resonated with me”.
He further added, “That’s the only reason to do it. To work with her again is just amazing. It’s been really special. And the story has, I think, some meaningful things to say, and that we can take some nourishment from.”
Additionally, Carrie-Anne Moss did not hold back on the praise. “When it was brought to me in the way that it was brought to me, with incredible depth and all of the integrity and artistry that you could imagine, I was like, ‘This is a gift.’ It was just very exciting.”
The storyline for The Matrix 4
Lana Wachowski, who scripted the Matrix Trilogy, co-wrote the script with David Mitchell and Aleksander Hemon. They are famous for their work on Cloud Atlas and Sense8 respectively.
The storyline for The Matrix 4 continues to remain somewhat of a mystery to the general public.
However, the released set of videos and images have raised a variety of speculations.
From the film set in San Francisco, the public has caught wind of several interesting tidbits.
Keanu Reeves was spotted dressed in modern-day clothes, seemingly living a modern life in the 2020s. And, what’s more interesting is that the surrounding resembles Silicone Valley-inspired setting.
However, the image doesn’t last long.
Soon after, Neo is back on Trinity’s motorcycle, while the city of San Francisco erupts into riots around him.
The mystery doesn’t end there, because a few scenes also indicate Neo inside an empty Matrix. Naturally, this has sparked quite a few questions from the fandom.
Following up from the events in Matrix Trilogy
The conclusion of the Matrix Trilogy left behind a wake of questions. Questions that fans are hoping that Matrix 4 will answer.
In the previous film, Neo and Trinity sacrificed themselves and freed the Matrix World from Agent Smith.
However, the trilogy revealed that the Matrix regularly gets rebooted, and several versions of Neo and Trinity have already given their lives to the Matrix. It leaves us to wonder where exactly their story will go next.
Due to the current pandemic, Matrix 4 will resume production in July.