New ‘Matrix’ film set with Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski

HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 22: Actor Keanu Reeves attends Summit Entertainment's premiere of "John Wick" at the ArcLight Hollywood on October 22, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES — Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski are returning to the world of “The Matrix.”

Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich says Tuesday that a fourth “Matrix” is in the works.

Reeves will be reprising his role as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss will return as Trinity in the film that will be co-written, directed and produced by Wachowski, who co-created “The Matrix” with Lilly Wachowski.

Lana Wachowski says in a statement that the ideas of “The Matrix” are more relevant than ever now and she’s happy to have the characters back in her life. Emmerich says Wachowski is a true visionary.

The first film hit theaters 20 years ago and spawned two sequels that cumulatively made more than $1.6 billion at the global box office.

No release date has been set.

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