Matrix 4 Star Slammed Keanu Reeves Head Into A Wall During Filming
Jonathan Groff, who plays Keanu Reeves in The Matrix Resurrections, talks about how he slammed Reeves’ head against a wall when filming fight scenes with him.
Groff joins Matrix veterans Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss, as well as Jessica Henwick, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Neil Patrick Harris, in the next sequel.
The Matrix Resurrections, directed and written by Lana Wachowski, will be released in theatres and on HBO Max on December 22.
Groff portrays a mysterious new incarnation of Hugo Weaving’s Agent Smith in The Matrix Resurrections.
Though the program-turned-virus was seemingly destroyed by the machines after being exposed once he assimilated Neo (Reeves) in The Matrix Revolutions, Smith appears to have survived into the Matrix’s rebooted digital world, though his intentions remain a mystery, much like the new machine/human conflict featured in The Matrix Resurrections.
The identity of Groff’s role has reportedly been verified by character photos, and trailers have teased a fight between him and Neo, and now the actor has spoken out about facing off against the Matrix legend.
Groff’s involvement was disclosed in December 2019, albeit his character was unknown to audiences at the time of casting. The star was first seen in a series of teaser photos, including one that referenced Smith’s interrogation scene in The Matrix, in which Groff’s jaw is sealed shut.