So in another installment of “all that’s old is new again” it looks like Warner Bros. is possibly going back to one of its most successful franchises, The Matrix.
The first movie in the trilogy was released in 1999, and introduced audiences to black leather, kick butt martial arts sequences, cool characters, cyberpunk, techno music, and some of the most awesome special effects of this time.
According to DiscussingFilm.net the franchise is possibly on its way back, with superstar actor Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther, Fruitvale Station, Chronicle) set to star. From the website:
“As previously reported by THR, Zak Penn will write the screenplay and Michael B Jordan will star. We have learned that the Wachowskis will return to direct the film and will begin production in early 2020 in Chicago, they have been secretly prepping the film under the working title “Project Ice Cream”. Plot details are currently under wraps for the film however the project is already beginning to fill out it’s crew with Hugh Bateup, who was an art director on 1999’s ‘The Matrix’ set to return to the franchise as the production designer for this film.”
“Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society Productions and Warner Bros will produce the film, it is currently unknown whether the film will still be a reboot or will be a sequel to the previous trilogy.”
Head here for more information about the possible upcoming project.