The long-awaited trailer for the fourth Matrix installment is finally here alongside the movie’s official title: The Matrix: Resurrections. The trailer for Resurrections was first previewed at a CinemaCon presentation from Warner Bros. Photos on Tuesday, August twenty fourth, in Las Vegas earlier than being launched to the general public as we speak.
The trailer options clips of Neo (Keanu Reeves), Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss), and Neil Patrick Harris taking part in the function of Neo’s therapist. “Am I loopy?” Neo asks, as his pre-awoken Thomas Anderson persona. “We don’t use that phrase in here,” Harris’ character replies.
The trailer additionally depicts what is extensively suspected to be a younger Morpheus (performed by franchise newcomer Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) telling Neo that “it’s time to fly” whereas handing him a purple capsule (although Fishburne himself was not asked to reprise his function in The Matrix sequel).
The trailer is full-on nostalgia for Matrix followers. There are black cats, fights in dojos, excessive velocity motion sequences (on a practice as an alternative of a freeway), battle scenes in corridors, bullets being stopped in mid-air, and Neo should as soon as once more observe a lady to be taught the reality, solely this time, the white rabbit he’s trailing after isn’t only a tattoo on her shoulder, but in addition Jefferson Airplane’s basic music pumping alongside as blue capsules spill right into a sink. Explosions? Oh yeah, and loads of physics-defying karate kicks, too. We’re additionally left to ponder what’s actual and what’s simulated alongside a shifting timeline in true Matrix vogue.
“In any case these years, to be going again to the place it began… again to the Matrix,” says one other new addition to the franchise, Jonathan Groff, because the trailer ends.
The Matrix: Resurrections is written and directed by Lana Wachowski, who co-directed and co-wrote the primary three Matrix movies along with her sister Lilly Wachowski. The movie is scheduled to reach in theaters and on HBO Max’s ad-free plan on December twenty second.
On Tuesday, fans were treated to a unique teaser website that introduced totally different tiny snippets of the trailer relying on once you logged in — and, after all, whether or not you selected the purple or blue capsule.
Correction, Thursday September ninth, 10:09AM ET: The article beforehand stated that The Matrix: Resurrections can be exhibiting solely in theaters on December twenty second, however it’s going to even be obtainable to observe on HBO Max. We remorse the error.