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"THE MATRIX" is coming back again!

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posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 04:49 AM
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www.telegraph.co.uk...

The Telegraph are reporting that "The Matrix" is set to be rebooted. There is no involvement yet from the Wachowskis. Keanu Reeves said he would do it only if they were involved and wrote the screenplay. I agree totally with that.


Warner Bros. is reportedly planning a reboot of The Matrix, news that split opinion among fans of the sci-fi classic



Keanu Reeves, who starred as Neo in the original franchise, said recently he would be open to returning for another installment if the Wachowskis were involved. "They would have to write it and direct it. And then we’d see what the story is, but yeah, I dunno, that’d be weird, but why not?” he told Yahoo Movies.


I would want to see a reboot for sure, but it would have to be even better than the other three movies to work. Without Keanu and Laurence my heart would not be in it. Carrie Anne, too; how can we have "The Matrix" without Carrie-Anne slinking around on set? I think it is the least the machines could do to patch Trinity up after all Neo's hard work, lol.

Perhaps the movie is too sacred for some to want a reboot. For me it would be good just one more time to see those guys doing their thing. I think there are enough loose ends to tie up in a ravishingly sexy finale before it is handed over to the developers on a theme like "Star Wars".


The studio is reportedly interested in emulating what Disney has done with Star Wars, creating spin off films from the Matrix universe.


Though "The Matrix" is for me a much more interesting film. I think, too, the developments in the real world in AI could fuel some serious innovations of imagination in the movie.

EDIT: Damn, forgot to keep up with the times; The Wachowskis would probably not want me to call them bros any more, but that's cool; changed accordingly.


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posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 05:07 AM
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Its as good a franchise to reboot as any i suppose, the first one was ground breaking and original, the second 2 sort of lost the plot and were nowhere near as good in my opinion.

Maybe keanu could be persuaded to get involved on the production side if the Wachowski brothers/sisters don't want too?

This could be a good re-boot if done right but to be honest I think i would like to see some other story's from the Matrix universe/lore made rather than a complete remake/re-boot of the original.

Can you believe the original was made almost 20 years ago(man i feel old).



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 05:11 AM
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I definitely wouldn't mind seeing a reboot of the matrix film's, although it's been away that long I'd have to watch them all again to catch up with the new one.

I say bring it on.



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 05:21 AM
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I loved the animated short stories! The movies, naaah...



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 05:29 AM
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a reply to: Revolution9

why reboot when they can add on?

In the last film it was asked, will we ever see Neo again...

Well...




posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 05:31 AM
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a reply to: Revolution9

Revolution9,

I am pretty split on this. I think everyone who has seen and enjoyed any of the Matrix movies, understands that you could write a hundred movies in that "universe" and still have some room in the concept for development, and most of the time, I love when a thing gets taken to its logical conclusion.

However, if you ask a Matrix fan what their favourite Matrix movie is, what the best of the Matrix films was, they will more often than not turn to you and say "The Matrix, the first one". Not everyone would say that, but a huge percentage will, and there is one really good reason for that. The first film allowed the suspension of disbelief. The special effects were used carefully, artfully blended with expertly crafted wire work, great cinematography, and so on. Although The Matrix was a movie famed for its special effects, the thing that made them work was that at no time, while watching the movie, did the impossibility of what was being presented on screen, break ones suspension of disbelief.

The second and third films in the franchise however, cannot claim that same ability to maintain that suspension of disbelief. Between the multi-agent fight scene, with the obviously foam pole, the absurd 3D model of Neo that was so obvious, so jarringly fake, as opposed to seamlessly interchangeable with the real thing, and of course the final installment in the franchise, which sported probably the most obvious and suspension of disbelief destroying scenes in the entire history of the franchise, things went really far down hill in my estimation. I know I am not alone in that.

Where the first film was grounded enough in reality to appear real, thereby immersing the viewer in such a way as to replicate a small amount of that "jacked in" feeling, the second and third were not.

If the progression of these movies so far is anything to go by, anything which follows what has come before, is going by necessity, to be less believable, to be less engrossing and immersive.

But on to the subject of a reboot...

Would I be interested in seeing that? It depends. First of all, Keanu Reeves nailed it down dead, when he said that he would want nothing to do with the thing unless it had the original production staff, and similarly, I would want nothing to do with it unless it had most of the original cast, and the directing capabilities of the Wachowskis behind it. But there again, an awful lot depends on what Warner Bros mean by a reboot. If what they mean is, lets just make those films again, from the start... thats not going to work. A sequel? Sure, something to follow on from the end of Revolution? Absolutely. Neo in God mode perhaps? I can dig the living heck out of that. Of course, I would want it done BLOODY well, because The Matrix is... its my Holy Grail movie. If they messed it up, and over did the effects, failed to stay somewhat grounded with it, it would ruin my day massively.

But if they mean a reboot, where basically all the currently accepted canon just evaporates under the pressure to make a whole boat load of money, all the actors get replaced with today's hot, young things, the directors get replaced with... pretty much anybody, then no. I cannot get behind that. This is not Star Trek. Put another way, when someone makes a joke that goes down badly, and they say "Oh what? Too soon?"... that would be how I feel about rebooting The Matrix, in a similar fashion to how they did Star Trek. I liked the Star Trek movies by the way, but I think we can all agree that enough time had passed for that reboot to work.

Rebooting the Matrix from the ground up, would be a disastrous thing to do, in my opinion. Its like, we will not need a new Stonehenge any time soon, and by the same token, we will not be needing a fully rebooted Matrix until all the current actors are incapable of sitting in a wire harness, without needing hip replacement surgery.

To summarise, I am both interested in and absolutely aghast at the idea of a Matrix reboot.



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 05:33 AM
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originally posted by: nickovthenorth
Can you believe the original was made almost 20 years ago(man i feel old).


No i can't believe that. And will not google the release date. I don't want to feel old. Although i do, so let's say i don't want to feel any older.

What comes to this new "Matrix", i don't think it would be anything same if you count out Wachowskis and Keanu. I think this is just an attempt to get some extra revenue due to a legendary name.



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 05:42 AM
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a reply to: TrueBrit

Thank you for that narrative. Yes, I am of much the same opinion. I feel guilty for willing a new movie, but it is just too tantalizing to resist.

There is a vague, but real opportunity for them to make a wickedly good movie and possibly break box office records with Wachowskis, Carrie-Anne, Laurence and Keanu involved. It could make more money than any movie to date with all the world and online access now available.

I would actually go to the cinema to watch this and I have not been to the cinema since the release of the last "Matrix" movie.

Fingers crossed, eh, Good Sir Knight!



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posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 05:45 AM
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Yes, yes, yes, let's see him again, lol!



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 06:03 AM
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a reply to: Revolution9

yes it should go along the lines of astral projection, and we will have a spirit vs soul war...



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 06:47 AM
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a reply to: Revolution9


I think timing is everything. The reboot is happening a little too quickly in my opinion. With all the distrust in the GoVt, this is a good financial call.



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 06:47 AM
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a reply to: TrueBrit

Yeah The Matrix, the first one! I watched it again about 2 weeks ago. I enjoyed Reloaded & Revolutions but not in my opinion as good as the first. Can't wait to see what they come with.




all the actors get replaced with today's hot, young things, the directors get replaced with... pretty much anybody, then no. I cannot get behind that. This is not Star Trek

Star Trek? The original series or the movies, The Wrath of Khan etc

Exactly...this is not Star Wars...never got much out of Star War's spin offs



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 07:01 AM
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Eh, i know everything today is a reboot prequel and whatnot... but do we need this?
the first one was lighting in a bottle, according to many, saved in the same way the original star wars was saved, in editing. the other 2 movies failed to make anyone truly happy.
and given how reboots have been done in the past few years (excluding Dredd) it's safe to assume it'll be a ton of bull



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 07:29 AM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight

I absolutely meant Star Trek, funnily enough. See, to my mind, there has been no reboot of the Star Wars franchise. Reboots, for me at least, mean that they are starting again, in such a way that it will be as if what came before never was at all. Star Wars has not done that. They have made prequels, and sequels, but never restarted the thing from the bottom up.

They quite literally did reboot the Star Trek universe, by way of some time travel, a little red matter and some very hand wavy physics, creating a new timeline in the Star Trek universe, rather than something which fit into what had gone before.

I would not be happy if they did that with the Matrix universe.



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 07:34 AM
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I thought for sure the matrix would have been best told as a video game but unfortunately all the games based in that universe sucked



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 07:36 AM
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My Fan Theory: 'Jupiter Ascending' Happened in the Matrix

If that's an example of what's to come, it may not be worth watching.



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 07:37 AM
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Carrie-Anne is in Humans, and she still looks great. I can't imagine she'd turn down reprising her role if Keanu is on board. It would have to be a great story line for it to work, though.

I was VERY disappointed in the new Ghostbusters movie. They should have added on, not replace. So, IMHO, I would want a new Matrix be an add on too.



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 08:06 AM
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a reply to: Brotherman

Indeed they did, but that was largely down to the fact that they were being made to spin money.

I think if they had made them because fans of the movie who happened to work in games production, had gotten together and pitched something to the owners of the IP, something artful, with all the soul and stark beauty of the concept behind The Matrix, then we could have had a GREAT game. You remember Deus Ex, Human Revolution? I think that game proves that the creative and visual aspects necessary to create a game which has the right stuff to get the Matrix universe right, is out there, does exist.

Its just a matter of will, if you ask me.



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 08:27 AM
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Its as good a franchise to reboot as any i suppose, the first one was ground breaking and original, the second 2 sort of lost the plot and were nowhere near as good in my opinion.

Same here. They 'reboot' it for the name and the ticket sales that will generate.

People will fall for it, just like their Matrix programming tells them to.

But wait, is there a different colored pill... Morpheus?



posted on Mar, 15 2017 @ 08:40 AM
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a reply to: intrptr

Morpheus...

Lord of Dreams. I think if anyone is going to have pills, its going to be that guy.



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