John Wick director Chad Stahelski was once Keanu Reeves’ stuntman in The Matrix, and in Matrix Resurrections he has an unexpected cameo.
Matrix Resurrections has marked the return of Lana Wachowski, Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss to Matrix, also assuming the meeting on the screen of the two actors. The fourth film in the franchise has been a tribute to the entire saga, with many participants returning to the new installment and a lot of details for fans.
Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss or Jada PInkett Smith are perhaps the familiar faces that we will most easily recognize, but there is also an unexpected and honorary cameo by what was once Keanu Reeves’ stuntman in the original Matrix. .
Watch out, minor Matrix Resurrections spoilers below!
Chad stahelski Today he is best known for his work as a director on all four John Wick films, also starring Keanu Reeves. However, before moving to the chair of producer and director, Stahelski had a long career as an action stuntman, with credits in 300, The jungle 4.0 or Deadpool 2.
Specifically, in las Matrix movies served as stuns coordinator and in the first movie he was Neo’s double action. With this story and the number of meta references in the movie, of course Stahelski had to appear, and he does so as Chad, Trinity’s husband in her fictional life in The Matrix.
Before waking up and reuniting with Neo, Trinity is trapped in the Matrix under the identity of Tiffany, a woman who loves motorcycles and has two children, who in part keep her tied to this reality.
“She told me … I’m going to put everyone in the movie. And I told her I didn’t want to do that, that it was going to hurt the movie,” Stahelski explained about her role in Matrix Resurrections and how Lana Wachowski told her about it. recruited to participate. “And then he passes the script to me and I see it’s called Chad“.
“The natural instinct is to say no, I’m very busy … But you have to understand, all of us who come from film school in MatrixWe have very strong loyalties. If they call, you answer, “continued the director.” I owe my entire career to Keanu and Lana. If you want me to sweep the floor, I’m going to sweep the floor. “