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Daniel Bernhardt joins the cast of 'The Matrix 4'

Daniel Bernhardt at the 'John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum' film premiere. Picture: Bang Showbiz

Daniel Bernhardt at the 'John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum' film premiere. Picture: Bang Showbiz

Published Sep 30, 2020


Daniel Bernhardt will reprise his role as Agent Johnson in sci-fi sequel “The Matrix 4”.

The 55-year-old actor and stuntman will reprise the role of the villainous Agent Johnson, a character he played in the second instalment of the science-fiction franchise, 2003's “The Matrix Reloaded”.

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Bernhardt's previous credits include roles in “John Wick”, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and “Birds of Prey”.

He will join series returnees Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss and Jada Pinkett Smith as well as newcomers such as Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Neil Patrick Harris and Priyanka Chopra for Lana Wachowski's movie.

Keanu will reprise his role as protagonist Neo in the new motion picture, which he has described as a "love story".

The 56-year-old actor explained: "We have a wonderful director, Lana Wachowski, and she has written a beautiful script that is a love story, it's inspiring.

"It's another version, a call to wake up and it has some great action.

"It entertains, great action and all will be revealed."

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Keanu also revealed that it was touch and go as to whether his cyber hero alter ego would return for adventure set in a dystopian future Earth.

He admitted: "It looked a little dire for Neo."

Neil also hinted that the flick has "shifted" in style compared to the original trilogy and praised Lana's work behind the camera.

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The 47-year-old star said: "I think she has a great inclusive energy and her style has shifted visually from what she had done to what she is currently doing."

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