Following the news that Neil Patrick Harris has reportedly joined The Matrix 4, we now have even more casting news.
Deadline is reporting that Jada Pinkett Smith (Gotham) is in talks to return to the franchise in the role of Niobe. Though the deal is not yet finalised it is expected that the former love interest of Lawrence Fishburne’s Morpheus will make an appearance in the film.
Niobe didn’t appear in the original Matrix but was included in sequels The Matrix: Reloaded and Revolutions as well as being a featured character in the Enter The Matrix console game.
The film will be written and directed by Lana Wachowski who returns to the franchise alongside stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Neil Patrick Harris as also set to star. The film is expected to enter production in early 2020.