Jessica Yu Li Henwick Teases Her Physically Demanding Role in Matrix 4

In just a few months, The Matrix will return with the fourth installment in the franchise. The movie will bring back some of the iconic characters from the original trilogy, including Neo and Trinity. At the same time, the story will also feature a few new faces, including Game of Thrones and Star Wars alum Jessica Yu Li Henwick. The English actress has been cast in a still-mysterious role, and while she doesn’t reveal too much about it, it appears that she had to train a lot for what director Lana Wachowski asked of her.

“I haven’t seen a cut of the film, so I don’t know what’s in it and what isn’t, but I trained every day for months,” she said while talking with Empire. “There are a couple of cast members who didn’t have any physical stuff and they were so sad. How can you be in The Matrix and not get to do any of the good stuff?”

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Henwick also confirmed that some franchise visual trademarks such as leather jackets and sunglasses are back in The Matrix 4. Her character even got some of those.

“When I signed on, I said the three things I want are a leather jacket, sunglasses and some wire work. I got two out of the three – I’ll leave you to guess which ones.”

According to the producers’ plans, The Matrix 4 will hit HBO Max and theaters on December 22.

Which of the three things do you think Jessica Yu Li Henwick got? Let us know your guess in the comment section below!

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