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Keanu Reeves Reveals Why He's Returning to 'Matrix 4'

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LOS ANGELES - JAN 30: Laurence Fishburne, Keanu Reeves at the "John Wick: Chapter 2" Premiere at ArcLight Theater on January 30, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA - Image (Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com)

Keanu Reeves has revealed why he is returning for ‘The Matrix 4’.

According to reports, the actor explained his return for the role of Neo is because of director Lana Wachowski’s script for the upcoming feature film. “Lana Wachowski wrote a beautiful script and a wonderful story that resonated with me.” Going on to say, “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.”

17 years following the release of the last ‘Matrix’ movie, the Wachowski, Reeves and co-star Carrie-Anne Moss will return for the upcoming release to the iconic sci-fi franchise.

Carrie-Anne Moss noted her surprise about the upcoming sequel. “I never thought that it would happen, it was never on my radar at all.” Revealing how she shares the same excitement as fans, “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.”

Relevant news: ‘The Matrix 4’ Open Casting Calls, Auditions & More (UPDATE)

‘The Matrix 4’ is set to release on May 21, 2021. In relevant news, ‘Matrix 4’ is now casting and hiring actors for scenes filming in San Francisco, California.

According to Deadline, ‘The Matrix 4’ is planning to return to production in Berlin, German starting this July 2020. The cast also signed eight-week extensions to keep actors on hold until July 6.

Production started back in February. The movie was filming in Berlin before production stopped out of safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to reports.

Berlin is not alone to start production. Deadline reports New Zealand and Poland are now resuming productions with Australia and Germany expected to ramp up production soon.

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