Last year we learned that Warner Bros. was developing a new Matrix film. That news included rumors of Michael B. Jordan starring in the film. and that it would possibly focus on a young version of Morpheus. One thing that screenwriter Zak Penn (Ready Player One) previously made clear is that this is not a reboot. This will be more of a revival.
During an interview with ScreenRant, Zak Penn offered an update on The Matrix, which is a passion project for him. He also once again explains that the movie will not be a reboot and teases the possibility of an expanded universe.
“I’ve been working on Matrix right now. Which is in…a phase right now. That’s a franchise I desperately want to see brought back and, I can’t go in to too much detail, but I’ve been harassing Warner Bros. for years to try to get it going again so that’s one thing I’m working on and I’ve been working on a bunch of other things too.”