Carrie-Anne Moss and Keanu Reeves are set to return in a fourth installment of sci-fi block buster The Matrix, with Reeves back for his lead role hacker Neo.
The trilogy of sci-fi films generated more than $1.6bn (£1.3bn) at the global box office.
Chairman of Warner Bros Pictures Group Toby Emmerich confirmed the new film on Tuesday, saying the whole studio “could not be more excited” about its return.
“Lana is a true visionary – a singular and original creative filmmaker – and we are thrilled that she is writing, directing and producing this new chapter”, he said.
The original Matrix debuted 20 years ago and told a story of Keanu’s Neo and his discovery that humanity has he knew it was actually trapped in a simulated reality. It proved a major ducces and led onto two sequels – The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions.
After nearly 2 years of rumours sci-fi fans worldwide are excited to see Neo return back to the big screen.
Ms Wachowski stated that she was “very happy to have these characters back in my life and grateful for another chance to work with my brilliant friends.”