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Entertainment Aquaman's Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Lands a Lead Role in Upcoming The Matrix 4: Report

07:06  11 october  2019
07:06  11 october  2019 Source:   people.com

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Yahya Abdul - Mateen II was reportedly cast in a lead role for The Matrix 4 . Joining Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Ann Moss in the upcoming The Matrix 4 is Aquaman actor Yahya Variety reports Abdul - Mateen landed a lead role recently. A rep for Abdul - Mateen did not immediately respond to

“ Aquaman ” star Yahya Abdul - Mateen II has landed one of the lead roles in the latest installment in the “ Matrix ” franchise. Sources tell Variety that director Lana Wachowski met with actors for the secret role over the last week and in recent days, Abdul - Mateen emerged as the frontrunner to join Keanu.

Actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II arrives for the New York premiere of © Getty Actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II arrives for the New York premiere of "US" at the Museum of Modern Art on March 19, 2019 in New York City.

Looks like the Matrix franchise might have a new lead.

Joining Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Ann Moss in the upcoming The Matrix 4 is Aquaman actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, who also starred in Netflix’s The Get Down. Variety reports Abdul-Mateen landed a lead role recently.

A rep for Abdul-Mateen II did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

Reeves will once again star as Neo in the recently-announced The Matrix 4 alongside Moss. The movie reunites the two stars with writer and director Lana Wachowski, who was also behind the first three movies along with sister Lily Wachowski.

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Yahya Abdul - Mateen II Secures Leading Role in ' The Matrix 4 ': Speculated to be the son of Morpheus. Pictures has cast Aquaman star Yahya Abdul - Mateen II as the lead role in the Lana Wachowski-directed Matrix 4 movie, according to reports .

Yahya Abdul - Mateen II , who played Black Manta in Aquaman , has been Aquaman ' s Black Manta actor, Yahya Abdul - Mateen II , has landed one of the lead roles in The Matrix 4 . Additionally, it was reported that studio execs may be looking to cast a younger incarnation of Morpheus for the planned

Reeves previously told Entertainment Tonight that he’s “absolutely” excited about returning to the role that made him a household name. And although he kept quiet about the plot of the upcoming fourth installment in the movie franchise, Reeves did give one small hint.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II attends the © Getty Yahya Abdul-Mateen II attends the "US" premiere at Museum of Modern Art on March 19, 2019 in New York City. “It’s very ambitious,” Reeves said. “As it should be!”

The first Matrix movie hit theaters in 1999 and became an instant phenomenon. A sequel, The Matrix Reloaded, and a third movie, The Matrix Revolutions, later followed in 2003.

The franchise follows Reeves’ Neo and a series of heroes as they battle against machine overlords who have imprisoned human beings in an ultra-realistic virtual reality.

'The Matrix 4' finds its lead actor in 'Aquaman' star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

  'The Matrix 4' finds its lead actor in 'Aquaman' star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II 'The Matrix 4' finds its lead actor in 'Aquaman' star Yahya Abdul-Mateen IIAccording to Variety, the Aquaman star has been meeting with director Lana Wachowski in recent weeks, and has now 'emerged as the frontrunner' to star alongside Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss.

“ Aquaman ” star Yahya Abdul - Mateen II has landed one of the lead roles in the latest installment in the “ Matrix ” franchise. Sources tell Variety that director Lana Wachowski had been meeting with actors for the secret role over the last week and in recent days, Abdul - Mateen emerged as the frontrunner

Yahya Abdul - Mateen II is heading to The Matrix . Variety reports that Abdul - Mateen , who played Black Manta in last year' s Aquaman and continues to land high-profile roles , has landed a leading role in the upcoming fourth installment of the sci-fi franchise, which will be directed and co-written

a man wearing a suit and tie: Aquaman's Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Lands a Lead Role in Upcoming The Matrix 4: Report © Provided by Meredith Corporation Aquaman's Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Lands a Lead Role in Upcoming The Matrix 4: Report This isn’t the only role Reeves is revisiting. The actor has been hard at work filming the upcoming third Bill & Ted movie, titled Face the Music, 20 years after the sequel hit theaters in 1989. The original kicked off the franchise back in 1991.

Gallery: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Is Joining Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in The Matrix 4 (POPSUGAR)

Keanu Reeves et al. posing for a photo: Neo and Trinity are back to their old tricks, and they're bringing some new friends (and foes) along for the ride. Matrix 4 is officially in development with original stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss signed on to reprise their roles as the action heroes, and we're finally getting the details on who will be joining them!  Information about the film is still very hush-hush, but director Lana Wachowski will be writing, directing, and producing the newest installment, so we have faith that we're in for an exciting ride. Check out everyone who's signed on to join the returning stars, and get ready to throw on your favorite black trench coat - Matrix 4 is currently slated to start production in 2020.

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