Laurence was noticeably absent from the cast of The Matrix Resurrections when it hit cinemas last year.
"It happened overnight. I went from being a girl to the mother to beyond the mother.”
"For Lilly to come out and share that with us, I think is cool," the actor said.
"I’m glad that it has gotten out that that was the original intention," the director has said.
The Matrix will be getting a fourth instalment with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss set to return as Neo and Trinity. Lana Wachowski will write, direct and produce, but this time without her film-making sibling, Lilly, at her side.
Lana Wachowski will write and direct the fourth film in the game-changing franchise.