A new “Matrix” movie has been announced – what we know so far


Get ready for more “The Matrix.”

Warner Bros. has announced that a fifth “Matrix” film is in the works.

The news comes after the final installment of the “Matrix” films, “The Matrix Resurrections,” exploded at the box office, causing an estimated loss of over $130 million, according to a 2022 CNBC report.

The first “Matrix” film was released in cinemas in 1999. After that, Warner Bros. released The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions in 2003 and The Matrix Resurrections in 2021.

Read on to find out more about the fifth “Matrix” film.

What do we know about the fifth “Matrix” film?

The upcoming The Matrix film will be written and directed by Oscar nominee Drew Goddard, who directed the 2011 film The Cabin in the Woods and co-wrote Matt Damon's The Martian Year 2015 is known.

Goddard will produce the new “Matrix” film with his Goddard Textiles partner Sarah Esberg. Lana Wachowski, who along with Lilly Wachowski was a driving force in the “Matrix” series, will serve as executive producer.

Since the film is still in the early stages of production, no details regarding the film's synopsis have been revealed yet.

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However, Warner Bros. Motion Pictures president of production Jesse Ehrman hinted at what's to come in a press release.

Ehrman said: “Drew came to Warner Bros. with a new idea that we all believe would be an incredible way to continue the Matrix world by honoring both what Lana and Lilly started over 25 years ago , as well as offering a unique perspective based on his own love of the series and the characters.

“The entire Warner Bros. Discovery team is excited to have Drew direct this new The Matrix film, adding his vision to the cinematic canon the Wachowskis have spent a quarter century building here at the studio,” Ehrman continued.

Goddard added: “It is no exaggeration to say that The Matrix films have changed both cinema and my life.” Lana and Lilly's exquisite art inspires me daily and I am beyond grateful for the opportunity to create stories in to tell their world.”

When will the fifth “Matrix” film be released?

The new “Matrix” doesn’t have a release date yet.

Will Keanu Reeves star in the fifth “Matrix” film?

Keanu Reeves is known for his role as Neo in the Matrix films. In The Matrix universe, he took on this role alongside other great actors who appeared in the films such as Carrie-Anne Moss, Neil Patrick Harris, Jada Pinkett Smith and more.

However, an official cast list for the fifth “Matrix” film has not yet been announced.

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