The trailer for The Matrix Resurrections is finally here! After 18 years of waiting, debating, and reiterating about The Matrix trilogy, fans can finally see the continuing adventures of Neo, Trinity, and several fresh new faces to the franchise. 

The Matrix Resurrections Neo Keanu Reeves

Don your coolest sunglasses and leather to watch the trailer below:

The Matrix Resurrections Official Teaser Trailer

The Matrix karate-kicked the action genre to bold new heights in 1999 and helped star Keanu Reeves distance himself from his Bill & Ted persona. The film also launched the careers of The Wachowskis as visionary risk-takers and saw two direct sequels in 2003, The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. Though initially polarizing, said sequels have gained some appreciation from fans over time and have, of course, spawned some of your favorite memes. 

The Matrix Resurrections

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However The Matrix Resurrections turns out, you can count on us at The Illuminerdi to tell you whether to take The Red Pill or The Blue Pill on this belated sequel, of course wearing your most stylish shades and coolest black coats. 

The Matrix Resurrections Official Synopsis

From visionary filmmaker Lana Wachowski comes “The Matrix Resurrections,” the long-awaited fourth film in the groundbreaking franchise that redefined a genre. The new film reunites original stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in the iconic roles they made famous, Neo and Trinity.

The film also stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (the “Aquaman” franchise) Jessica Henwick (TV’s “Iron Fist,” “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens”), Jonathan Groff (“Hamilton,” TV’s “Mindhunter”), Neil Patrick Harris (“Gone Girl”), Priyanka Chopra Jonas (TV’s “Quantico,”), Christina Ricci (TV’s “Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story,” “The Lizzie Borden Chronicles”), Telma Hopkins (TV’s “Dead to Me,”), Eréndira Ibarra (series “Sense8,” “Ingobernable”), Toby Onwumere (TV’s “Empire”), Max Riemelt (series “Sense8”), Brian J. Smith (series “Sense8,” “Treadstone”), and Jada Pinkett Smith (“Angel Has Fallen,” TV’s “Gotham”).

Lana Wachowski directed from a screenplay by Wachowski & David Mitchell & Aleksander Hemon, based on characters created by The Wachowskis. The film was produced by Grant Hill, James McTeigue and Lana Wachowski. The executive producers were Garrett Grant, Terry Needham, Michael Salven, Jesse Ehrman and Bruce Berman.

The Matrix Resurrections poster

The Matrix Resurrections downloads into theaters and HBO Max on December 22nd, 2021. What are your thoughts on The Matrix Resurrections trailer? Are you excited to see a new installment? Did you see the original trilogy in theaters or later? Who’s your favorite Matrix character (The Animatrix counts too). Let us know in the comments below and on our Twitter, and remember: There is no spoon.

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Source: WB