Iron Fist star Jessica Henwick is reportedly in talks to join the cast of Warner Bros. Pictures upcoming The Matrix 4.
Deadline reports that the extent of Jessica Henwick’s potential role remains under wraps, but the Iron Fist actress performed strong in the audition process and has now entered negotiations for the role. Deadline reports that there is buzz regarding director Lana Wachowski’s intentions to have the film feature a female-like Neo character as the lead role, which may be what Jessica Henwick is currently negotiating for.
Jessica Henwick portrayed Colleen Wing in two seasons of Marvel and Netflix’s Iron Fist. She reprised her role in The Defenders and in the second season of Luke Cage. Some of Jessica Henwick’s other credits include Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Game of Thrones and Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ upcoming Godzilla vs. Kong.
What do you make of this news? Do you think that Iron Fist star Jessica Henwick would be a great addition to the cast of The Matrix 4? Also, if the rumors are to be believed, do you think Jessica Henwick would be the right choice to lead the film in a new Neo-like character? Sound off in the comments below.
The Matrix and its two sequels collectively earned a total of $1.6 billion at the worldwide box office. Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss portrayed Neo and Trinity, respectively, in all three chapters of the Matrix film series, each of which were directed by Lana and Lilly Wachowski.
Directed by Lana Wachowski, who co-wrote the script with Aleksandar Hemon and David Mitchel, The Matrix 4 stars Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Neil Patrick Harris. Production on The Matrix 4 is reportedly eyeing an early 2020 start date with Lana Wachowski also serving as a producer alongside Grant Hill.
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New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team
DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".
"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.
These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.
You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".
Here is the official synopsis for season two:
In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.
The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.
Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.
Source: DC Universe