Carrie-Anne Moss will also reprise her role as Trinity

Deadline reports that Iron Fist star Jessica Henwick will play a lead role in the fourth iteration of The Matrialongside Keanu Reeves.

Tentatively titled Matrix 4, the Warner Bros/Village Roadshow film is reportedly currently under wraps.

Lana Wachowski, the director behind Matrix 4, was looking for a “female-like Neo character” for the film when Henwick was brought aboard.

However, it has not been reported what role the British born half Singaporean half Zambian actress will play or what the plot of the film will entail.

Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will reprise their roles of Neo and Trinity respectively whilst Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will play a young Morpheus.

Neil Patrick Harris will also feature in the film but his details about his role have not been released.

Grant Hill, who executive produced Matrix Reloaded and Matrix Revolutions is back as producer.

Matrix 4 follows The Matrix (1999), The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003). The trilogy grossed over $1.6 billion at the global box office.