Entertainment Movies Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Describe Their 'Matrix' Bond: 'It Is Like a Soul Friendship' Carrie-Anne Moss says of her Matrix Resurrections costar Keanu Reeves, "I've watched him grow in the last 20 years. I'm in awe of it" By Benjamin VanHoose Published on December 1, 2021 11:45 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Todd Williamson/Getty Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss share a years-long bond thanks to their Matrix movies. The actors open up about their fourth outing as Neo and Trinity for the upcoming sequel The Matrix Resurrections, detailing how their friendship has developed since they first played the characters in 1999's The Matrix. "We've been through this experience together as partners. The only way I can describe it is like a soul friendship," Moss, 54, told Entertainment Weekly in the magazine's latest cover story. "Most of my scenes are with Keanu, and it was just a pleasure to sit across from him and do that again," she added. "He has a masterful understanding of action. I've watched him grow in the last 20 years. I'm in awe of it." "But you've got a flavor. It's Trinity! It's Carrie-Anne Moss, Trinity flavor," responded Reeves, 57. "All the fierceness and mind, focus, commitment is there in the gestures. Untamed and wild and controlled." Matrix 4 Director Says It Was 'Comforting' to Bring Characters 'Back to Life' After Family Deaths Dan Winters for EW Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Reeves also teased that the new installment's story delves deeper into their characters' romance. "Not that it needed it, but certainly the depth of why this film got made is the sense of it being a love story between Trinity and Neo," he said, adding of the moment director Lana Wachowski, 56, first told him the plot: "It was one of those phone calls where even though you're at home, you stand up." The Matrix Resurrections is in theaters and on HBO Max starting Dec. 22.