Laurence Fishburne has confirmed that he will not be reprising the iconic role of Morpheus for Lana Wachowski’s The Matrix 4, as he admitted he “was not invited” to return. never approached to join the next Matrix sequel, even though several actors from the original trilogy return to reprise their respective roles. I was not invited. Maybe that will make me write another play. I wish them good luck. Hope it’s great, ”Fishburne told the post.
“This is probably the role I will remember best for, which is great; it’s not the only thing I’ll remember, which is better, ”he added, looking back on his time playing the character. “What I get with him is that I have Darth Vader in this hand, and I have Obi-Wan in this hand. I have Bruce Lee, I have Muhammad Ali mixed in there, and I got kung fu. “Fishburne’s absence from the cast list could be due to the fact that Morpheus was killed in The Matrix Online, an MMORPG that continues the saga of The Matrix film trilogy. The game tells the story of Morpheus’ attempts to retrieve Neo’s body from the Machines and his subsequent rampage across the MegaCity. The Machines respond by sending the Assassin after Morpheus who later dies from gunshot wounds.
The Matrix 4: each actor and character confirmed for the sequel
Although very little is known about the plot of The Matrix 4, the producers reportedly sought out two actors to portray the younger versions of Neo and Morpheus last year, although there was no another word on these potential casting choices. Will the young scenes of Neo / Morpheus be flashbacks, or will these characters kind of be rebooted in a new version of The Matrix?
Tune in to the rumors by checking out our story of the stories surrounding the fourth film and take a look at everything we know about the sequel so far.
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