Production for The Matrix 4 with Keanu Reeves is heating up as Iron Man 3 cinematographer and two-time Oscar winner, John Toll is in talks to shoot the upcoming film.
Earlier this week it was officially announced that The Matrix 4 would be happening with Keanu Reeves and Carry Ann Moss returning to the franchise. Matrix co-creator Lana Wachowski is currently set to return to the franchise as director. But from the look of things, she is also bringing in one of her new crew members with her.
According to a new report from The Hollywood Reporter, Iron Man 3 cinematographer John toll is currently in talks to shoot the upcoming Keanu Reeves film. The Iron Man 3 cinematographer has worked with the Wachowskis several times over the decade. He is credited as the cinematographer for 2012 film, Cloud Atlas and also shot all 24 episodes of their Netflix series, Sense8. In addition, the Iron Man 3 cameraman also managed a rare feat by winning two cinematography Oscars back to back for his work on the 1994 film, Legends of the Fall and the 1995 war epic, Braveheart.
The original film, The Matrix was, of course, one of the biggest hits of the late 1990s and turned Keanu Reeves into a huge star. While the final two installments were met with significantly less critical praise the franchise managed to make well over $1.6B at the worldwide box office. Now it seems that Warner Bros. and the Wachowskis are set to bring back Keanu Reeves to their universe one last time and are bringing along the Iron Man 3 cinematographer to boot.
What do you all make of this news? What did you think of John Toll’s work on Iron Man 3? Are you happy to hear that Keanu Reeves will be back for Matrix 4?Let us know what you think in the comments below!
The script for the fourth Matrix film was also co-written by Aleksandar Hemon and David Mitchel while Lana Wachowski will also produce with Grant Hill. The outlet’s sources say the film is aiming to begin production in early 2020.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Check Out Every Image From Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’ Movie Here
Warner Bros.' upcoming standalone Joker film starring Joaquin Phoenix is just over six weeks away from hitting theaters so we've rounded up all of the film's official images showing off the next Clown Prince of Crime.
Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix is set to be an origin story. The gritty and grounded crime film directed by Todd Phillips (The Hangover) is set in 1980s Gotham City follows Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck, a failed 1980s comedian that becomes The Joker after he bombs with audiences. The film will serve as DC's first outing beyond its the current cinematic universe since it was launched by Zack Snyder in 2013 with Man of Steel in order to create new and unique storylines as the studio expands DC canon.
So far, Warner Bros. has released official images from the film featuring Joaquin Phoenix along with Robert De Niro who plays talk show host Murray Franklin, as well as Zazie Beetz' Sophie Dumond, who appears to be a love interest of Joaquin Phoenix's Joker in the film. You can check out all of the officially released stills from Joker in the gallery below!
Directed by Todd Phillips from a script he co-wrote with Scott Silver, the film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, and Shea Whigham.
“Joker” centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck (Phoenix), a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.
Joker will be released in theaters on October 4, 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Joaquin Phoenix, Joker, and the future of the DC slate as we learn it.