The Matrix 4: Plans Are Underway To Begin Filming Again In July
The Matrix 4 is one of the many movies that has had its production impacted by COVID-19--but there's now a rough timeline for when shooting could restart.
The Matrix 4 (which does not yet have an official title) has, like many other movies, had its production halted by COVID-19. This means that scenes that were meant to be shot in Berlin, Germany have been put on hold--but now it seems that the production team believes it will be able to resume soon.
According to Variety, the cast members of the new Matrix film have signed six-week extensions, putting them on hold until at least July 6--and there's a plan underway to resume filming again around then.
Of course, this is still up in the air, and that start date is not confirmed--but hopefully shooting will be able to resume around this date.
The fourth Matrix film will star returning actors Keanu Reeves (Neo) and Carrie-Anne Moss (Trinity). Jada Pinkett Smith (Niobe) and Lambert Wilson (Merovingian) will also reprise their roles, alongside series newcomers Jessica Henwick, Jonathan Groff, Priyanka Chopra, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Neil Patrick Harris.
Unfortunately, unless the COVID-19 upheaval has changed things, Hugo Weaving is not currently set to reprise the role of Agent Smith.
It is directed by Lana Wachowski, who filmed the original trilogy alongside her sister Lilly Wachowski. To tide you over, here's some footage of Keanu shooting a stunt for the new movie.
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