Neil Patrick Harris Joins Cast of The Matrix 4

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Neil Patrick Harris Joins Cast of The Matrix 4

Neil Patrick Harris joins cast of The Matrix 4

Variety reports that comedian and Emmy winner Neil Patrick Harris is in talks to join the cast of The Matrix 4. What role Harris will play is unclear as plot details are still under wraps. Harris joins a cast that includes Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and returning cast members Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss.

Production on the film is scheduled to begin in early 2020, Wachowski co-wrote the script with Aleksander Hemon and David Mitchell and will direct the film as well.

Plot details on the film also haven’t been revealed, and given the ending of 2003’s The Matrix Revolutions, it’s not a clear cut answer.

Earlier this year we asked our readers if they were interested in more movies in the series, with 69% of those voting saying “Yes!” In a secondary poll, 58% said they wanted to see a continuation of the series. Looks like they’ll be getting what they wanted!

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The three previous films—The Matrix (1999), The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003)—have earned more than $1.6 billion at the global box office and were all top-10 domestic hits in their respective years of release. The Matrix Revolutions was also the first film ever to release simultaneously in every major country at the same hour around the world.

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