ByKristin Lai, writer at
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Kristin Lai

Neo and Morpheus are pairing up once again for Keanu Reeves' highly-anticipated action thriller, John Wick 2. According to Variety, Laurence Fishburne will only be appearing for a brief cameo, but when it comes to a small Matrix reunion, we'll take what we can get.

All this talk of The Matrix has me feeling nostalgic. It's been over a decade since we first swallowed the Morpheus' red pill, but maybe if we're lucky there will be room for more Matrix alumni in Keanu's next movie. Here's some of the cast of The Matrix look like 16 years later:

Keanu Reeves - Neo

Popular roles since: The Replacements, The Gift, Sweet November, Something's Gotta Give, Constantine, The Lake House, The Day the Earth Stood Still, 47 Ronin, John Wick, Knock Knock

Laurence Fishburne - Morpheus

Popular roles since: Osmosis Jones, Mystic River, Akeelah and the Bee, Mission: Impossible III, TMNT, Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer, 21, Predators, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Contagion, Man of Steel, Ride Along, Hannibal, Black-ish, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Carrie-Anne Moss - Trinity

Popular roles since: Memento, Red Planet, Chocolat, Disturbia, Chuck, Pompeii, Frankenstein, Jessica Jones

Hugo Weaving - Agent Smith

Popular roles since: The Lord of the Rings trilogy, V for Vendetta, Happy Feet, Transformers, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, Cloud Atlas, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Joe Pantoliano - Cypher

Popular roles since: Memento, Daredevil, The Sopranos, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Sense8

Keanu's kung fu knowledge certainly came in handy in the first John Wick, so I'm eager to see what he and Laurence Fishburne have in store for us in the sequel.

Other actors, old and new, joining Reeves and Fishburne in Chad Stahelski's John Wick 2 include Bridget Moynahan, Ruby Rose, John Leguizamo, Lance Reddick, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Common, and Peter Stormare.

John Wick 2 is currently filming and will be released sometime in 2016.

(Source: Variety, IMDb)


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