Keanu Reeves & Priyanka Chopra Jonas' Matrix 4 titled 'The Matrix: Resurrections'; first look out


The fourth chapter of the popular sci-fi film franchise The Matrix has been titled Resurrections, studio Warner Bros has announced. The studio also unveiled the first footage of the film, fronted by Hollywood star Keanu Reeves, at a downsized CinemaCon, billed as “the largest gathering of movie theater owners from around the world" in Las Vegas.

Besides Reeves, original trilogy star Carrie-Anne Moss also returns for the fourth installment. Priyanka Chopra Jonas will also be seen in the film. PeeCee's role and character details are still under tight wraps. 

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Plot details are currently being kept under wraps for the sequel, which jumps off of the premise that the reality in which all humans live is actually a computer simulation controlled by advanced machines harvesting energy from enslaved humans. The original films followed a band of rebels who battled intelligent machines in a future where humans are enslaved within the Matrix -- a virtual reality that resembles the contemporary world. Reeves’ Neo was a hero on a mission to save mankind.

The fourth installment of the Matrix saga has been written and will be helmed by series co-creator Lana Wachowski who worked on the last three with sister Lily Wachowski. The Matrix: Resurrections will premiere on December 22 in theatres along with an HBO Max (for 31 days) release.