It’s been 17 years since the last Matrix film, Matrix: Revolutions was released. As Reel 360 has reported, director Lana Wachowski is reuniting several familiar faces including Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss for Matrix 4. There are also several new faces joining the cast and now you can include Eréndira Ibarra to that list.
According to Deadline, the Mexico-born actress has officially signed on to the sci-fi sequel. There are currently no details on her role in the film, but this will mark Ibarra’s second collaboration with Wachowski.
Ibarra joined the first and second seasons of Netflix’s Sense8 in the role of Daniela Velázquez. She also starred in the Kate del Castillo Netflix series Ingobernable and the Amazon Prime series El Candidato. The Mexico City, Mexico born actress studied at the artistic studio in Casa Azul.
Wachowski will helm and co-write the screenplay with novelists Aleksandar Hemon and David Mitchell. She is producing with Grant Hill, who executive produced Matrix Reloaded and Matrix Revolutions.
While no release date has been set, the film is scheduled to begin shooting some time this year in Chicago. The cast will also be comprised of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jonathan Groff, and Neil Patrick Harris.
The Matrix trilogy has grossed over $1.6 billion at the WW box office.