Michael B Jordan will reportedly be taking over Keanu Reeves’ role as Neo for the new Matrix movie! After talks that the Michael B. Jordan's The Matrix movie which will be the fourth installment of the sci-fi movie has reportedly to be in development for the past two years, new reports suggest that the new Matrix movie is already at works and will see the return of the original directors the Wachowski's back on board.
According to Movie Web, the project is currently underdevelopment with a working title "Project Ice Cream’’ and will start filming in 2020 in Chicago with Michael B. Jordan also involved as a producer.
Rumours about a new 'Matrix' film started doing the rounds after "John Wick" director Chad Stahelski let slip that the Wachowskis were planning a fourth movie, although his comments were later claimed to be "hypothetical" by the filmmaker duo's representative.
Reeves played Neo in "The Matrix" (1999) and 2003's "The Matrix Reloaded" and "The Matrix Revolutions".
This is not the first time Jordan's name has cropped up to play the lead in the fourth Matrix.
In 2017, The Hollywood Reporter had published Warner Bros was in early stages of developing a relaunch of the franchise, with Penn in talks to write, and Jordan being eyed to star