A young Morpheus in the making.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II confirmed he’s enjoying a model of Laurence Fishburne’s “The Matrix” character in the fourth movie of the franchise.
Mateen, 35, shared a photo of himself because the character from “The Matrix Resurrections” by way of Instagram. Simply captioned, “MORPHEUS,” the pic exhibits the actor rocking a lengthy leather-based coat, sun shades and weapons blazing.
Fans definitely went wild for the information, with many commenting the fireplace, clapping arms and stunned face emojis.
The movie’s trailer dropped on Sept. 9, giving followers a much-needed style of the extremely anticipated sci-fi flick. The cast is again collectively 18 years after the third movie and options returning stars Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, in addition to Daniel Bernhardt, Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, Jada Pinkett Smith, Neil Patrick Harris, Jonathan Groff and Jessica Henwick.
The trailer confirmed Mateen’s character giving Neo (Reeves) the notorious purple capsule and serving to him battle attackers.
Fishburne, 60, disclosed earlier this year in an interview with Collider that he wasn’t invited to return to the Wachowskis’ newest movie. “I am not in the next ‘Matrix’ movie and you’d have to ask Lana Wachowski why, ’cause I don’t have an answer for that.”
In one other profile, the actor advised Vulture, “Maybe that will make me write another play. I wish them well. I hope it’s great.”
“It is probably the role that I’ll be best remembered for, which is great; it’s not the only thing I’ll be remembered for, which is better. What I get with him is I’ve got Darth Vader in this hand, and I’ve got Obi-Wan in that hand. I’ve got Bruce Lee, I’ve got Muhammad Ali shuffled in there, and I’ve got kung fu,” Fishburne continued.
“The Matrix Resurrections” will debut in theaters and on HBO Max Dec. 22.