Skip to main content

Kick-Off The New Year With 'Running Universal'

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Cast In Upcoming Matrix Film

Since the surprise announcement in August that The Matrix is indeed being rebooted for a fourth movie from returning writer-director Lana Wachowski, it’s been all quiet on the simulated-universe front – but now it seems the continuation of the sci-fi saga has found one of its leading stars. According to Variety, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II –perhaps best known for playing Black Manta in Aquaman – has been cast as one of the central figures of the new Matrix movie, set to join Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss on screen.

Abdul-Mateen’s character hasn’t been confirmed, but early rumors around the film suggested that it could focus on a young Morpheus – such is the malleable nature of The Matrix’s continuity. Whether that’s the case or not is one to file firmly in 'wait and see'. Beyond Aquaman, Abdul-Mateen was recently seen in Jordan Peele’s Us, playing Adelaide’s father in the opening scene. He’s also appeared in The Handmaid’s Tale and Black Mirror, and will soon be seen in HBO’s new take on Watchmen.

Discuss this with fellow SJF fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @SandwichJohnFilms

Please Leave A Comment-
Source-Empire

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Enter For A Chance To Win Passes To See THE GENTLEMEN In Las Vegas

Enter For A Chance To Win Passes To See THE GENTLEMEN On JANUARY 22nd at 7:00 PM in Las Vegas.

From writer/director Guy Ritchie comes THE GENTLEMEN, a star-studded sophisticated action comedy. THE GENTLEMEN follows American expat Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) who built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he’s looking to cash out of the business forever it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him (featuring an all-star ensemble cast including Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Colin Farrell, and Hugh Grant).



CLICK HERE TO ENTER-

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/TheGentlemenMovie
TWITTER: www.twitter.com/TheGentlemen
INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/thegentlemen
#TheGentlemen

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

SEATING IS LIMITED, SO ARRIVE EARLY.

PASS DOES NOT GUARANTEE A SEAT AT THE SCREENING.

This screening will be monitored for unauthorized recording. By attendin…

Enter For A Chance To Win Passes To See THE GENTLEMEN In Phoenix

Enter For A Chance To Win Passes To See THE GENTLEMEN On JANUARY 22nd at 7:00 PM in Phoenix.

From writer/director Guy Ritchie comes THE GENTLEMEN, a star-studded sophisticated action comedy. THE GENTLEMEN follows American expat Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) who built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he’s looking to cash out of the business forever it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him (featuring an all-star ensemble cast including Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Colin Farrell, and Hugh Grant).



CLICK HERE TO ENTER-

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/TheGentlemenMovie
TWITTER: www.twitter.com/TheGentlemen
INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/thegentlemen
#TheGentlemen

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

SEATING IS LIMITED, SO ARRIVE EARLY.

PASS DOES NOT GUARANTEE A SEAT AT THE SCREENING.

This screening will be monitored for unauthorized recording. By attending,…

Ruben Fleischer To Direct Uncharted

Here we go again... The seemingly poisoned chalice that is the directing assignment on Sony's adaptation of the Uncharted is now likely to end up in the hands of Zombieland's Ruben Fleischer, who has landed at the top of the studio's wishlist.

The Uncharted series, should you be unaware, is a globe-trotting, loot-hunting set of Playstation games, blending Indiana Jones-style adventuring with several parts Tomb Raider and just a dash of National Treasure. Its hero is Nathan Drake (voiced by Nolan North), who undertakes action-packed trips to the likes of El Dorado, Shambala and the Iram of the Pillars, quipping many a quip and shooting many a henchman along the way.

A film based on the game has become a revolving door of filmmakers and actors, with Bumblebee's Travis Knight the most recent director to vacate the seat as the studio aims to have the movie shooting before current star Tom Holland swings off to appear in the next Spider-Man film later this year.

Fleischer …