Aquaman Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. Moves from the deep sea to a post-apocalyptic future dominated by sentient machines. The actor is reportedly in talks with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in the next installment of the Matrix series.
Known for playing Black Manta in Aquaman Abdul-Mateen is reportedly the front man. Runner for a starring role in The Matrix 4, the yet unknown fourth chapter of the science fiction film series. According to Variety, director Lana Wachowski met several actors last week, and Abdul-Mateen is in the final stages of negotiations to take on the unknown role. "/>
There was no official word about the role that Abdul-Mateen played. Although rumors suggest that a young version of Laurence Fishburne's character, Morpheus, may play a role in the story, the role that Abdul-Mateen will play alongside Reeves and Moss is likely to play a major role.
Both Reeves and Moss will repeat their roles as the protagonists Neo and Trinity, with Wachowski also returning as the author and director behind the camera: Aleksandar Hemon ( Love Island ) and David Mitchell () Cloud Atlas ) co-authored the screenplay with Wachowski.
Along with his role in Aq uaman Abdul-Mateen had previously portrayed the character Cadillac in the Netflix series The Get Down and starred in the series Baywatch and The Greatest Showman , He was recently cast as Black Panthers co-founder Bobby Seale in Aaron Sorkin's forthcoming project The Trial of the Chicago 7 starring in Jordan Peele's remake of the horror classic Candyman . He also starred in the upcoming HBO series Watchmen and will appear in the fifth season of the acclaimed Netflix anthology series Black Mirror .
No other franchise is known about any performers who may be joining Reeves and Moss at this time. In total, the three films in the Matrix series have earned more than $ 1