The Wachowski's latest, 'Jupiter Ascending,' will hit theaters later this year and seems to herald back to the sibling pair's mega sci-fi blockbuster that skyrocketed them to fame, 'The Matrix.' While 'Jupiter' may not have enough juice to become as big of a box office hit, Warner Bros. may have a backup plan -- launching a new 'Matrix' trilogy.
Looks like it's time to take the red pill again and find out just how far this rabbit hole really goes ...
In 1999, Larry and Lana Wachowski unleashed their inventive feature 'The Matrix,' which followed computer programmer Neo (Keanu Reeves) as he learns that reality as we know it is simply a simulated one created by machines to keep humans under control. Neo discovers he is the "Chosen One" destined to lead a rebellion against the machines and free humans from their oppression. The film was wildly successful and spawned two sequels, an animated anthology, and a video game, and made the visionary Wachowskis a household name. Fifteen years later, we revisit the cast of this beloved contemporary sci-fi classic and see what they're up to now.
We're eagerly awaiting the next round of Netflix originals to premiere, from the Valentine's day release of 'House of Cards' season 2, or the next run of 'Orange is the New Black,' but we've also kept our eye on the Wachowski siblings' mysterious new sci-fi series 'Sense8,' which has just revealed more details of its global setting and cast.
The Wachowskis are known for the big, wild ideas -- at least going by the first 'Matrix' and last year's 'Cloud Atlas' -- but we're left jaw agape after watching the trailer for their new film 'Jupiter Ascending.'
It's been a good long while since we've heard anything on the front of Netflix's 10-episode project 'Sense8' with the Wachowski siblings, but it seems our first official details have finally arrived, courtesy of 'Babylon 5' creator and 'Sense8' writer J. Michael Straczynski. Are you ready to find out what links 8 mysterious individuals across the globe in the latest Wachowski yarn?
'Jupiter Ascending,' the Wachowski's follow-up to 'Cloud Atlas,' has begun filming with Mila Kunis and Channing Tatum in the lead roles. While we've been keeping track of the project through casting reports, we still had no official word on what it was actually about. Now Warner Bros. has released its first plot synopsis for us, along with the confirmed casting roster.
Netflix has been having a banner year with the release of its highest-profile original dramas yet 'House of Cards' and 'Hemlock Grove,' soon to soar even higher with the release of 'Arrested Development' season 4, but 2014 might be its biggest year yet. The streaming service has officially ordered 10 episodes of the Wachowski siblings' forthcoming sci-fi drama 'Sense8' for 2014, teaming with sci-fi veteran J. Michael Straczynski, but will it be their biggest project to date?
With the studio system no longer promoting actors into stardom, sometimes it takes circuitous routes to become the next big thing. Eddie Redmayne is now in the loop for major roles, after his turn last year as the lead in 'My Week with Marilyn' and with a cherry role in this year's 'Les Miserables' he now looking to join The Wachowskis' 'Jupiter Ascending.'
With the frenzy of anticipation that comes with the announcement of a new ’Star Wars: Episode 7’ movie, it’s worth considering how many names being thrown out can’t make the film for the proposed 2015 release date, or are otherwise occupied. There’s no way in heck that Paramount would let J.J. Abrams jump franchise
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