Laurence Fishburne reveals how he felt about ‘The Matrix Resurrections.


Laurence Fishburne has a few thoughts about the franchise that continued on without him. Last year, Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss returned for The Matrix ResurrectionsThis was the franchise’s first major entry in more than 18 years. Reeves, Moss and Trinity were recast after the fact. The Matrix RevolutionsThe fourth installment did not bring back the original cast. Fishburne, the actor who played Morpheus during the original trilogy, didn’t return. Resurrections. Although Morpheus dies during the film’s events an artificial intelligence (Yahya AbdulMateen II), plays an important part.

During the premiere of Netflix’s The School for Good and Evil Tuesday evening Fishburne, who was able to praise his former co-stars but also offered an objective assessment of the film. “It wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. And it wasn’t as good as I hoped it would be,” Fishburne told Variety’s Marc Malkin. “But I thought Carrie-Anne and Keanu really did their thing. Yeah, that’s what I thought.”Malkin asked Fishburne if he felt that he was missing out on the revival. He replied, “No, not really.”The actor has previously stated that he did not participate in the most recent. Matrix film. The 60-year old explained. Vulture in 2020, “I have not been invited. Maybe that will make me write another play. I’m looking for the blessing in that. I wish them well. I hope it’s great.”

He then spoke. Collider in June 2021, “It would make sense that people would ask me that, so it doesn’t get old. I am not in the next Matrix movie, and you’d have to ask [director] Lana Wachowski why, because I don’t have an answer for that.”Fishburne was not involved in the film, but he expressed his excitement about the sequel. “I am very excited to see what it will be,”He said: Jon interviews. “Because I’m a fan of those movies, I’m not just in them. I was a fan of those movies, too. So I’m excited.”

Fishburne had previously recalled being onboard almost immediately when the Wachowskis introduced Fishburne. The Matrix. He believed in the Vulture interview that the script had everything he looked for in a story. “I thought this was the most original thing I’ve ever read, and I can’t wait to do it. Because I’m a science-fiction head anyway, so I never had any questions about whether or not it worked structurally, thematically, or anything on the page,” Fishburne said. “There were no red flags on the page for me at all, and then when I met Lana and Lilly, they said they wanted to make a live-action anime. I was like, ‘Yes, please.’ I got it. I totally got it.”Reeves was not accompanied by Fishburne in the fourth. Matrix film, they will appear together in John Wick Chapter 4. Fishburne was the Bowery King and an insecure ally to Reeves’ unkillable ex, the second installment of the action series.

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