The Matrix Reboot on the Way with Michael B. Jordan In-Talks to Play Neo
Another re-creation of a cult classic is on the way in the form of the Wachowskis brothers smash R-rated blockbuster, ‘The Matrix’. Along with news of the upcoming reboot, a potential lead has been revealed as well as the studio is really eager to have ‘Creed’ star Michael B. Jordan take up the iconic signature role of Neo.
Warner Bros Studios in the early stages of rebooting the iconic 1999 award-winning franchise that plotted a lowly computer programmer (originally played by Keanu Reeves) who rises to become humanity’s last hope. Before Keanu Reeves took the helm back in 1999, the offer for the lead role was turn down by actor Will Smith, who turned down the role due to not being fully understanding of the concept and script. Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith would later join the film as a bad ass supporting cast member.
Michael B. Jordan is slated to co-star in the upcoming Marvel film, ‘Black Panther’ as well as reprise his role in the follow-up astonishing leading in the sequel to, ‘Creed’.
The original Matrix franchise spawned three films and grossed over $3 billion dollars worldwide.
Do you think Michael B. Jordan is the best fit to helm the lead role of such a iconic franchise?