4The Matrix Curse
The release of The Matrix created a fan base of individuals who started to question their own reality. This paranoia among Matrix fans is further reinforced by a string of unfortunate mishaps threatened to tear the franchise apart.
These events have been referred to as “The Curse of The Matrix.” These include the deaths of actors like Aaliyah, who plays Zee, and Gloria Foster, who plays The Oracle. Keanu Reeves was also a victim of this supposed curse. In addition to losing his child, he also broke up with his girlfriend Jennifer Syme, who was killed shortly after in a car accident.
To make matters worse, Reeves was sent to the hospital after a motorcycle accident. If that wasn’t enough, the production of both sequels almost fell through due to lack of sufficient funding. Thankfully, Reeves was able to personally finance the remaining production costs.