Warner Bros. Developing ‘The Matrix’ Reboot

The MatrixWhen The Matrix was released in theaters in 1999, it blew away critics and audiences alike with how it pushed the envelope. The impact it has left on cinema is so vast, that almost every action movie made since then has had some inspiration from what the Wachowskis brought to the table.

Sadly, the two sequels that followed: The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions failed to reach the heights of the original film. But even with that, the influence of the first film transcends the final product of these two sequels.

Now, it looks like Warner Bros. is planning on returning to the world that the Wachowskis created. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a reboot of the franchise is in the works, with screenwriter Zak Penn in talks to write the treatment for the film.

While promoting his newest film John Wick: Chapter Two, Keanu Reeves was asked about whether or not he would return to the franchise. He responded that he would return if the Wachowskis were to return to the directors’ chair. However, according to THR, it looks like WB is planning on finding a new director and star.

What do you guys think? Do you want to a reboot of The Matrix? Would you rather have the Wachowskis return to direct and have Reeves return as well? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to follow Heroic Hollywood for more news regarding The Matrix and more!

Source: THR 

Every DC Comics Theatrical Movie, Ranked From Worst To Best

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The film legacy of DC Comics should never be understated, even as the maturing superhero genre continues to follow more diverse paths of success through comic book characters beyond DC’s iconic catalogue.

But not all DC movies are created equal, and there’s merit to reflecting on how these films measure up against one another as the DCEU approaches its fourth movie in the form of a solo Wonder Woman (and the crowd said, finally). This list attempts to do just that by holding every DC movie released in theaters to a consistent set of worthwhile standards, including the quality of the film itself, the onscreen performances, cultural relevance (both within and outside of box office considerations), overall impact, contributions to the genre at large, and originality.

Put more simply, a movie on this list won’t trump  another on ticket sales, alone (or at all). But perhaps you’ll find an experimental DC film getting the leg up over another that is slightly more formulaic and unremarkable, despite being remembered fondly.

For obvious reasons, it’s perfectly alright to disagree with this list, but keep in mind that expecting it to coincide with your personal opinions and observations will only leave you disappointed. That said, be sure to offer your own arguments and lists in the comments for others to weigh their opinions against, because…well, why not?

Let’s start with the worst of the DC films (not an easy task), which is:

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  • Darthmanwe

    NO.

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    NO.

    Warners…. I see you.

    Put that goddamn spec script down.

    And back away.

    NO.

  • SAMURAI36

    I don’t know that this film needs a reboot. A continuation, perhaps. But not a reboot.

    • Ruben C Barron

      That’s what I thought as soon as I read this. Years later peace has crumbled and a new “One” has emerged. Or something like that.

  • Clive Powers

    without the wachowskis and keanu I would be EXTREMELY leary of a reboot…like…hammer don’t hurt ’em leary. Like, don’t mess with texas leary.

    On the flip side, I’d be very excited to see what they had to offer; if the original people were involved.

    go figure.

    There are some things, you just don’t touch unless you plan to handle them correctly.

  • Maxi Iroh

    It’s not actually Matrix haven’t been ruined before.

  • Monty

    FFS…. no. Unless it’s like Animatrix and not an actual reboot. I think we need some more info on this. Someone call WB. Be a journalist and just call em up and ask.

  • Jason Scarpelli

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  • Axxell

    I thought WB was sued for the Matrix IP…