A new Matrix the film takes place at Warner Bros, with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss taking over their roles as Neo and Trinity and Lana Wachowski getting ready to write and direct a brand new film set in a world that defines genre.
Warner Bros will co-produce with the original co-producer of the franchise, Village Roadshow.
Warner Bros. Pictures group president Toby Emmerich made the announcement today. Lana Wachowski produced with Grant Hill. Wachowski also co-writes with Aleksandar Hemon and David Mitchell.
"We could not be more excited about going back to Matrix with Lana," Emmerich said. "Lana is a true visionary – an original and unique creative filmmaker – and we are delighted that she is writing, directing and producing this new chapter in The matrix universe."
The three previous films, created with Lilly Wachowski for writing and directing –The matrix (1999) The matrix reloaded (2003) and Matrix revolutions (2003) – earned more than $ 1.6 billion at the global box office and were all among the top 10 national hits of the year of their release. Matrix revolutions was also the first film to be released simultaneously in all major countries at the same time around the world. The matrix also spawned a successful video game in 2003 Matrix Reloaded: Atari Enter the matrix, sold more than 5 million copies worldwide, with a turnover of nearly 60 million US dollars.
Special projections of the 20th anniversary of The matrix will take place in some AMC Theaters in the United States starting August 30.
Earlier this summer, Reeves made Lionsgate's decision John Wick franchise to a new height at the box office with John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum winner $ 321.3 million worldwide, $ 170.7 million in the country.