It has just been confirmed that actor, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will star in the fourth film of the Matrix franchise!

The New York Post reports that he will portray Morpheus, originally portrayed by Laurence Fishburne.

The recently release trailer for the film was dropped featuring Yahya as Morpheus and returning stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss.

There are also new faces including Jada Pinkett Smith, Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, and Neil Patrick Harris. Check it out below.

Matrix 4 officially premieres in December.

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