When Warner Bros. announced that its entire film slate for 2021 would be released in both theaters and on HBO Max, some people affiliated with the studio were not too keen. Both Dune director Denis Villeneuve and Tenet director Christopher Nolan criticized the decision, but The Matrix Resurrections star Keanu Reeves isn't passionate about the matter. During an interview with The Guardian, the 57-year-old actor is perfectly fine with HBO Max subscribers streaming the film instead of watching it in theaters.
After the interviewer implied they were going to stream The Matrix Resurrections on their laptop, Reeves“Dude? Don’t stream that movie… Don’t you fucking stream that movie," Reeves joked, then he ultimately said, “I mean, sure, stream it if you have to.”
Many fans will likely watch the fourth installment of the sci-fi franchise on HBO Max instead of theaters, but this is the kind of movie that fans would rather watch in theaters because of its brilliant cinematography and awesome visual effects.
Lana Wachowski's latest Matrix film is said to be a romantic ode to the 1999 original The Matrix film, while introducing new faces like Yayha Abdul-Mateen II, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Toby Unwumere, Priyanka Chopra, and Jessica Henwick.
The Matrix Resurrections is set to release in theaters and HBO Max this Wednesday, December 22. For more information about this highly-anticipated sci-fi film, check out everything we know about The Matrix Resurrections so far.
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