Keanu Reeves will go back into the rabbit hole for fourth ‘Matrix’ movie

Director Lana Wachowski and co-star Carrie-Ann Moss also are on board for the sci-fi sequel.

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Keanu Reeves as Neo in “The Matrix Reloaded.”

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Neo and Trinity are returning to the Matrix.

Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will return to their famed roles for a fourth “Matrix” movie, Warner Bros. announced Tuesday.

Lana Wachowski — the Chicago-based co-creator of the record-breaking and reality-bending world of “The Matrix” — is set to write, direct and produce the new film.

“I’m very happy to have these characters back in my life and grateful for another chance to work with my brilliant friends,” Wachowski said in a release.

The announcement brings more questions, such as the plot for the new film, a release date or the start of the film production. Warner Bros. is not commenting on these right now.

Varietyreports that the new film came about as the studio saw a perfect storm brewing, starting with Reeves’ most awesome summer with box office smash hits “John Wick 3” and “Toy Story 4.” A strong script from Wachowski additionally got the studio and Reeves excited about a new “Matrix” film.

The three previous films — “The Matrix” (1999), “The Matrix Reloaded” (2003) and “The Matrix Revolutions” (2003) — have earned more than $1.6 billion at the global box office. The first film in the series is scheduled to return to theaters Aug. 30 to mark its 20th anniversary.

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