Cinescape Online (US), July 20, 1999
'Matrix 2' Timetable?
As previously reported in the Insider, plans are afoot to shoot the next two Matrix sequels back-to-back. In addition, rumors have been flying that suggest Keanu Reeves is already signed on with a hefty paycheck. One of the questions yet to be answered is when all this might come about. Now, according to the Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. is said to be exploring budgets as well as the timing of production on the films. The trade is reporting that Warners is hoping to get production started next year. Furthermore, the trade reports that as yet there is no script for the second film, regardless of plot related rumors floating around.