The first trailer for Matrix Resurrections will be released on Thursday, September 9, on Warner Bros. announced with two variants – based on the film’s iconic red and blue pill metaphor – a first look at the upcoming Matrix movie. The exact release time for the Matrix Resurrections trailer is 6:30 pm IST / 9:00 am ET / 6:00 am PT on Thursday, the studio said. There is no information on whether there will be any local language versions (whether Hindi, Tamil or Telugu) of the Matrix Resurrections trailer. The fourth entry in the Matrix film series, The Matrix Resurrections brings back protagonists Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss, alongside writer and director Lana Wachowski, half of The Wachowskis who directed the first three films.
Warner Bros. announced the September 9 release date of the first Matrix Resurrections trailer in a resurrected version of the franchise’s official website, thechoiceisyours.whatisthematrix.com, on Tuesday night. In it, you can choose between the red pill or the blue pill, which then plays back two different teaser trailers. Both have a common frightening characteristic, as they detect local time and incorporate it into the narration, provided by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (in red) or Neil Patrick Harris (in blue). But better yet, the footage in both versions keeps changing if you watch it over and over again. And it all fits into the nature of the voiceovers in the Matrix Resurrections teaser.
In red, Abdul-Mateen II says: “This is the time. For you to show us what’s real. now you believe it is [time here]. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. Maybe, this is the first day of the rest of your life. But if you want to, you have to fight for it. ” Meanwhile, in the blue, we have Patrick Harris saying, “Do you remember how you got here? You have lost your ability to discern reality from fiction. what is real is here and now [time here]. Anything else is just your mind playing tricks on you. It becomes a problem when fantasies put us in danger. We don’t want anyone to get hurt, do we? In fact, it’s Matrix Resurrections that’s been playing tricks on us.
In addition to Reeves as a hairy Neo and Moss as Trinity, Matrix Resurrections also stars Jada Pinkett Smith Zion, rebel Niobe, Lambert Wilson as information pusher The Merovingian and Daniel Bernhardt as Agent Johnson. No word on who Abdul-Mateen II is playing, although initial reports claim he was playing a younger Morpheus. Patrick Harris appears to be playing an agent, going through the teaser, but that’s just speculation. Matrix Resurrections also has roles for Jessica Henwick, Jonathan Groff, Toby Onwumere, Max Riemelt, Eréndira Ibarra, Priyanka Chopra, Andrew Caldwell, Brian J. Smith, Ellen Hollman and Christina Ricci.
Matrix Resurrections will be released on December 22 worldwide. It will be available in theaters and on HBO Max (for the first month) at the same time.