News for May 15, 2003

Australian actor juggles roles in 'Matrix,' 'Ring' series

5/15/03, 1:55 pm EST - Xoanon

Agent Smith is played by Australian actor Hugo Weaving, who also plays Elrond in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy. Weaving's face is far better known than his name, but that may be changing. By early next year, after the release of "The Matrix Revolutions" in November and the "Ring's" epic finale, "Return of the King" in December, the combined box office grosses of Weaving's movies could challenge Harrison Ford's. [More]