Collider reports that Christina Ricci has been added to the cast of The Matrix 4. Ricci is no stranger to working on a Wachowski production. The actress previously appeared in Speed Racer (2008), a live action remake of the Japanese animation. Little is known about the film, or about Ricci’s character, and as of the time of this posting has not been added to the IMDB page of The Matrix 4.
Ricci became engrained in pop culture for her portrayal of Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family in 1991. Since then Ricci has appeared in a wide range of productions from film and TV.
The Matrix 4 brings back Keanu Reeves as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity who are most likely back to fighting a threat to humanity, ie the forces of artificial intelligence. Jada Pinkett Smith who played Niobe from The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions returns as Niobe.
The original The Matrix was released in 1999 and revolutionized filmmaking, sci-fi and action cinema FOREVER with visual effects like ‘bullet-time’, and martial arts wire work or wire-fu, as well as Hollywood banking on SEQUELS. This was all before modern superhero movies from Marvel or DC.
The highly anticipated sequel to the popular sci-fi cyberpunk franchise is expected to be released in December 2021!
No teaser or trailer has been released for The Matrix 4. Can we expect one soon?