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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