August 23, 2019
John Toll, the Oscar-winning cinematographer of Braveheart, is boarding Neo and Trinity’s next mission.
The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Toll is in negotiations to shoot the new untitled Matrix movie from director Lana Wachowski.
Toll, who made Oscar history by winning back-to-back awards for his work on 1994’s Legend of the Fall and 1995’s Braveheart, is no stranger to blockbuster fare. He previously worked on 2013’s Marvel hit, Iron Man 3. This production will reunite the legendary DP with Lana; the two (and Lilly Wachowski) previously shot Cloud Atlas and Jupiter Ascending together. Toll also worked with the Wachowskis on their Netflix series, Sense8.
Lana, who co-created and directed the previous Matrix trilogy with sibling Lilly, is directing this project solo.
The fourth film in the franchise will see Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss reprise their iconic roles of Neo and Trinity, respectively. Lawrence Fishburne’s Morpheus may be recast with a younger actor, according to reports.