Keanu Reeves' Head Turning Comment On The Script For Matrix 4

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  • Published: 28 September 2019
  • It's been 16 years since Keanu Reeves put down his leather duster and sunglasses as he walked away from his role as Neo in The Matrix trilogy. But now that he's returning to the familiar dystopian universe to become "The One" once again in The Matrix 4, he's sharing his thoughts on the new film.

    Chatting with Entertainment Tonight, Reeves spoke up about the script for the fourth Matrix film, which was officially announced in August 2019. As Reeves walked the red carpet for Semper Fi, the upcoming British drama film produced by his sister Karina Miller, he told ET that he'd read the script for The Matrix 4.

    Admittedly, there isn't a lot to go on with Reeves' comments, but it's still thrilling to hear that he's getting pumped up about returning to one of his many career-defining roles. Plus, "ambitious" is definitely an interesting word considering that the original Matrix trilogy changed the sci-fi movie genre, ultimately defining an entire era of action sequences, special effects, and world-building.

    Thought very little is known about The Matrix 4 yet, we do know that the film is set to push even more boundaries and deliver insightful, incisive, and interesting commentary on our current society. As Lana Wachowski noted when announcing The Matrix 4, the ideas that she and her sister Lilly explored 20 years ago with the first film are even more relevant now.

    When the first Matrix film hit theaters in 1999, audiences were blown away by the extraordinarily intricate world which presented a reality that wasn't actually real. The world everyone thought they were living in was revealed to be a computer simulation created by machines that humans tried to overpower; everything in this fake "reality" is created for humans by those computers. When he's given the chance to escape the Matrix and learn the truth, Neo sees the dark real world where the sun is blotted out and humans must survive by hiding from the machines both inside and outside of the Matrix itself. In the end, it turns out Neo is "The One," a fated hero who can actually control the Matrix while within the simulation, thereby being the only person who has any hope of stopping the machines in their tracks.

    After The Matrix: Reloaded was released in 2003, the trilogy seemed like it came to a definitive end with The Matrix: Revolutions, which hit theaters later that same year. At the conclusion of Revolutions, Neo sacrifices himself to save humanity and bring an end to the human and machine conflict.

    With a conclusion that final, it seems strange that Reeves could possibly return for a fourth installment. But we know that both Reeves and Carrie Anne-Moss are firmly aboard The Matrix 4 and will reprise their roles as characters who were last seen dying, so clearly the minds behind the new film found a way to resurrect Neo and Trinity.

    Reeves has certainly kept busy in the years since he last played Neo. After appearing in various romantic comedies as well as Richard Linklater's adaptation of A Scanner Darkly, he produced a documentary entitled Side by Side and earned his first directing credit on the underrated Man of Tai Chi.

    However, thanks to two stuntmen from the original Matrix films, Reeves returned to his action roots in 2014 with John Wick, which ended up becoming its own trilogy. Alongside these butt-kicking projects, Reeves has taken the time to appear in some comedic projects as well. He starred in Destination Wedding and made self-parodying cameos in the Netflix original films Always Be My Maybe and Between Two Ferns: The Movie.

    He may have bounced around genres since the Matrix trilogy wrapped, but Reeves has planted himself firmly in the pop culture canon with his recent film appearances. There's truly no better time than now for a Reeves-led Matrix 4, and we can't wait to see what it's like.

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Comments • 694

  • Looper
    Looper   3 weeks back

    What do you think the plot of Matrix 4 will be?

    • Craig McDaniels
      Craig McDaniels  2 weeks back

      Perhaps Neo will will finally show everyone what the Agents did not want the masses to see and unplug everyone as promised at the end of the first Matrix. I mean, there’s still millions plugged in as left off in the series.

    • jovayutube
      jovayutube  2 weeks back

      @Zera Zalani That's PRETTY MUCH one of the CRAZIEST & MOST COMPLICATED movie theories I've ever come across. I SINCERELY hope it goes that way.


      YOU'RE AWESOME!


      BEST REGARDS!

    • Zera Zalani
      Zera Zalani  2 weeks back

      They can pretty much only go down one route; That Zion is also in the Matrix and they have to wake up and see reality for what it is but what if they realize that it was Keanu Reeves's dream all along and in turn he wakes up as Neo in the first Matrix and Keanu never existed and he's really only Mr. Anderson. Just kidding. But imo very likely that Zion is also the Matrix but maybe the Matrix is not actually created by machines but really humans and the planet/species itself is nowhere near extinction. Perhaps they are harvested to allow a handful of humans to be immortals but i guess it wouldn't be original.

    • jovayutube
      jovayutube  2 weeks back

      I think it'll be CRAZY! Filled with "WHAT DA...?" moments! And i'm sure that, like the first one, it'll REDEFINE syfy movies!

    • Cabarojo
      Cabarojo  3 weeks back

      Neo is the new Merovingian

  • WilliAm Vaquedano
    WilliAm Vaquedano  3 days back

    Dint care. I'm buying my tickets tonight 💥💥💥💥 goood bad movie I'm supporting it..my mannn

    • Matthew Gooch
      Matthew Gooch  1 weeks back

      I think you misspoke...it should be “Lana Wachowski and *his* *brother* Lily”

      • Samhain
        Samhain  2 weeks back

        If they died in the 3rd, maybe it will somehow involve in the 4th installment where they're reborn as seperate people with no memory of who they really were. Sort of like a reincarnation or reprogramming, and one way or another figure it out most likely from an external source (perhaps Morpheus after he too finds out it really wasn't over) that their "victory" was provided by the machines to trick them into thinking they won to keep them from breaking out of the matrix. Maybe neo didn't really go to the real world and really die. Maybe it was simulated.

        • Craig McDaniels
          Craig McDaniels  2 weeks back

          Please make the Matrix as epic the first one.

          • Impretzive
            Impretzive  2 weeks back

            Sooooo.... The Matrix 4 is reflecting on todays society that was heavily influenced by the trilogy. Its like inception

            • PhenoMorph Labs
              PhenoMorph Labs  2 weeks back

              Another Matrix? Ugh. Just let it die after the last installment in the series.

              • I AM BEOWULF 51275D
                I AM BEOWULF 51275D  2 weeks back

                'Head Turning' comment? really? Not cool. I allowed you guys to send notifications, not to send lies.

                • KingRichardIII
                  KingRichardIII  2 weeks back

                  Matrix 4? Didn't Neo die?

                  • Joe Smith
                    Joe Smith  2 weeks back

                    Idgaf about the rest of you but I'm watching it in theatres.

                    • william ashbee
                      william ashbee  2 weeks back

                      Take my money

                      • kevinburke218
                        kevinburke218  2 weeks back

                        A 4 minute video for the word "ambitious" and then telling us the plot of the first matrix...

                        • happy I care
                          happy I care  2 weeks back

                          Estás guapísimo.Keanu ,take me to danceee

                          • happy I care
                            happy I care  2 weeks back

                            Reeevesss😍😍😍😍😍😍😍🤩🤩🤩😘😘😘😘😘😘

                            • Tony Ramone
                              Tony Ramone  2 weeks back

                              I just wish they wouldn't resurrect Trinity

                              • tonyBEEFCAKE Tv
                                tonyBEEFCAKE Tv  2 weeks back

                                “Admiringly not much to go off from his comment” yet they made a whole video with a headline talking about a “head turning comment” 🙄

                                • Joseph Alvarez
                                  Joseph Alvarez  2 weeks back

                                  Videos like this is why I will never subscribe

                                  • mauriano baruso
                                    mauriano baruso  2 weeks back

                                    Wachowski Brothers = wachowski sisters= the Matrix Glitch

                                    • jovayutube
                                      jovayutube  2 weeks back

                                      So, Trinity will be back? AWESOME! Would love to see her back! However, how will they do that? Will someone travel back in time to prevent her death? Will someonse say that, there's a part/copy of her mind in The Matrix & that, all that has to be done, is go inside, get it & install it in a newly made body?

                                      • Navy seals rock
                                        Navy seals rock  2 weeks back

                                        Matrix 4 will be epic. I'm definitely watching on day one

                                        • John J. Rambo
                                          John J. Rambo  2 weeks back

                                          Matrix 4 plot: Neo gets reincarnated as John wicks dog but in the matrix world. There he has to fight machines while stuck as a dog. Trinity is reincarnated as a dominatrix who “trains” Neo to bark when he senses Terminators are near by, oops I mean machaines. And gives him treats for doing a good job.
                                          Add in some other “look who’s talking” animals and a few explosions and bam! Matrix 4!

                                          • rugal00030
                                            rugal00030  2 weeks back

                                            We all know how this is going to turn out some white woman will turn into the new one another series destroy by feminism shees can't Hollywood be original and come up with something different not trying to bring back old movies

                                            • Bizzle GTi
                                              Bizzle GTi  2 weeks back

                                              pure bait

                                              • JOSHUA Montoya
                                                JOSHUA Montoya  2 weeks back

                                                "Looper? More like Pooper

                                                • JOSHUA Montoya
                                                  JOSHUA Montoya  2 weeks back

                                                  I got clickbaited by this video but at least now I remember why I am not subbed to looper and why you shouldn't be either 🤗

                                                  • Alex Mason
                                                    Alex Mason  3 weeks back

                                                    Revolutions was the perfect ending and it was sad! But now sense they are making another one they will mess up the trilogy like they did toy story 4

                                                    • Neopulse00
                                                      Neopulse00  3 weeks back

                                                      The Man of Tai Chi was indeed an underrated film. Loved it.

                                                      • Blend it like Brian
                                                        Blend it like Brian  3 weeks back

                                                        How was this a "head-turning comment" ? A little click-baitish, Looper.

                                                        • Killa K2death
                                                          Killa K2death  3 weeks back

                                                          WB: "And if you fail..."
                                                          Keanu: "I wont."

                                                          • Wayne Jorgensen
                                                            Wayne Jorgensen  3 weeks back

                                                            Neo becomes a mentor.

                                                            • Obaidul Kader
                                                              Obaidul Kader  3 weeks back

                                                              Neo: I need Lots of Guns
                                                              Jhon Wick : I need Lot a Guns

                                                              • Daniel Jackson
                                                                Daniel Jackson  3 weeks back

                                                                Head turning comment?

                                                                • New Ish
                                                                  New Ish  3 weeks back

                                                                  “Butt kicking projects”

                                                                  - Looper 😂 😂

                                                                  Well said

                                                                  • RKG Austin
                                                                    RKG Austin  3 weeks back

                                                                    "commentary on our current society". Translation, another franchise ruined by politics.

                                                                    • KLIM DEMPSEY
                                                                      KLIM DEMPSEY  3 weeks back

                                                                      “She and her sister” 🤣🤣🤣 yeah, right

                                                                      • Dead Light
                                                                        Dead Light  3 weeks back

                                                                        Actually the Matrix is a metaphor for transition

                                                                    • N Flores
                                                                      N Flores  3 weeks back

                                                                      sacrifice? didn't he end up making a deal with the machines to prolong the matrix. Agent Smith defected against the arch-ons and wanted to end the matrix but ofcourse was crazy too.

                                                                      • N Flores
                                                                        N Flores  3 weeks back

                                                                        he's gonna have longer hair like jahzeus when he returns..

                                                                        • Janis Fischer
                                                                          Janis Fischer  3 weeks back

                                                                          The biggest take away from that video: both wachowski‘s apparantly changed their gender, didn‘t know that.

                                                                          • Alex Ryder
                                                                            Alex Ryder  3 weeks back

                                                                            I really hope that The Matrix franchise will stick to being raw cyberpunk like when it came out and that it will not become woke.

                                                                            • James Knight
                                                                              James Knight  3 weeks back

                                                                              What if it's just him and his Blue pill life in an alt time line....

                                                                              • Burning LoneWolf Poetry

                                                                                "Leather duster" ...

                                                                                • fordie 58
                                                                                  fordie 58  3 weeks back

                                                                                  The Matrix series is dead.  Only those with a Jesus complex would resurrect it.  The Matrix has died.  The Matrix has risen.  The Matrix will come again.  Maybe there is a bit of hope.  Neo and Trinity could get married, have a few beautiful kids, grow old together, and die of cancer.  Morpheus, who died years ago of radiation poisoning, could eulogize them through a holographic image.  Their children, through Neo's and Trinity's Last Will and Testament, would be left under the care of Agent Smith's granddaughter, who turns out to be the reincarnation of the nicotine-addicted psychic.  Could be exciting!

                                                                                  • Londonlink
                                                                                    Londonlink  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Neo actually wasn't the one Agent Smith was

                                                                                    • Shawn Carter
                                                                                      Shawn Carter  3 weeks back

                                                                                      Movie Fans: We would love to see new content, new worlds, new ideas, new stories, and new characters, please. We're kinda tired of remakes and sequels.

                                                                                      Hollywood: How about a Matrix 4?

                                                                                      • Darren Dyson
                                                                                        Darren Dyson  3 weeks back

                                                                                        I don't see how Neo died and now he's apparently back alive

                                                                                        • Gavin Hebner
                                                                                          Gavin Hebner  3 weeks back

                                                                                          And cyber punk

                                                                                          • mbPhase23
                                                                                            mbPhase23  3 weeks back

                                                                                            This time Neos gunplay will be a tad more advanced.

                                                                                            • Deadpool
                                                                                              Deadpool  3 weeks back

                                                                                              I have a bad feeling that we’re going to see Matrix 4 - Neo gets woke