Michael B. Jordan is being considered to star in a reboot of “The Matrix” at Warner Bros, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Zak Penn in talks to write a treatment updating the groundbreaking 1999 sci-fi movie. At this point, the Wachowski siblings, who wrote and directed the original and its two sequels, are not involved.

The original movie sees humanity living in a simulated reality, unaware that humans are in pods in which their bodies are being harvested for energy. A computer programmer named Neo (Keanu Reeves) slowly becomes aware of this virtual existence, eventually becoming humanity’s lone hope to overthrow the oppressors.

Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss and Hugo Weaving co-starred in the films.

The studio had no comment regarding Jordan.

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