Matrix 4, Aquaman 2, and Candyman star shares experience with Keanu Reeves

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By Geoff Borgonia August 17, 2021

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II shared his experience with Keanu Reeves on Matrix 4, as well as his other projects.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II was cast in 2019 for the Matrix sequel.

Speculation is that he will be playing the role of young Morpheus (previously played by Lawrence Fishburne).

"I remember Keanu and his first line. I looked up, and there was Keanu, and I said, ‘Oh shit, I’m really in The Matrix.' - Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

As classic super-villain Black Manta, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II added a much needed gravitas.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II himself expressed how the Aquaman sequel will be superior to the first.

Another film Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will be appearing in soon is the horror film Candyman.

The actor will be playing the main protagonist, Anthony McCoy, an artist inspired by the Candyman legend.

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