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The Matrix 4 Casts Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in a Lead Role

October 10, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

The new Matrix film has found one of its lead star in Aquaman actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. Abdul-Mateen, who played Black Manta in the DC Extended Universe film, will play the as-yet-unspecififed main role per Variety.

Abdul-Mateen joins a cast that includes the returning Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss, reprising the roles as Neo and Trinity. Lana Wachowski is returning to direct from a script by Wachowski, Aleksandar Hemon and David Mitchell. Production is set to begin early next year.

To no surprise, plot details are being kept under wraps at this time.