Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures announced on Friday that The Matrix 4 be released on April 1, 2022. The film was scheduled to be released in 2021. Production on the film has been postponed indefinitely due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The fourth installment of the Matrix franchise will be written and directed by Lana Wachowski.
Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss reprise their roles as Neo and Trinity respectively. The new Matrix movie is expected to go into production in early 2020.
The Matrix franchise was created by Lana and Lilly Wachowski. The first movie was released in 1999. It was followed by The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, both released in 2003. The trilogy was all written and directed by the Wachowskis and produced by Joel Silver.
The Matrix Reloaded the first highest-grossing R-rated film in history until it was surpassed by Deadpool in 2016. The franchise has generated over $3 billion in revenue.