Matrix 4: Hugo Weaving Speaks About Not Being Able To Appear In The Movie

Actor Hugo Weaving will not reprise his role as Agent Smith in The Matrix 4 due to a scheduling conflict. This much he confirmed earlier. But now, the actor has now shared some further insight on missing out on the long-awaited sequel.

Speaking to Collider, Weaving said he was initially hesitant when he got the call from Lana Wachowski about coming back for The Matrix 4, but he was won over after reading the script and seeing the offer. However, due to his commitments on the stage play The Visit in London overlapping with the planned shoot, Weaving was not able to do The Matrix 4.

“Lana was very keen for me to be a part of that. I really wanted to ’cause I’m very, very fond of all of them,” Weaving said. “I had some initial reticence about the idea of going back to revisit The Matrix, after having already done three films, but then I read the script and got an offer to my agent. I immediately responded yes to that, and then we went into negotiation.”

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