With The Wachowskis' blockbuster The Matrix in 1999, the science fiction genre was forever transformed. That ground-breaking property expanded into a trilogy, which has subsequently influenced many movies. Director Lana Wachowski recently shared Keanu Reeves' response to the final cut of The Matrix Resurrections, which will bring the franchise back to theaters.
According to the director, “We showed the film to Keanu, and he really was blown away by it, and he said something that was typically Keanu, where it's incredibly insightful. And he's just sort of sitting there, and you don't expect some incredible revelation to come out of him at that moment, like casual brilliance just kind of rolls off of Keanu. And he was just sitting there, and he goes, 'Twenty years ago you told a story in which you described the coming twenty years and the problems of the nature of digital, virtual life and how it was going to impact us and how we think about it, and gave us a frame to be able to think about it and talk about it. And you took the same character and the same stories and the same stuff, and somehow you made it about the next twenty years.' And he was like, 'How did you do that?”
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