Quote: "You worry that it's like the The Matrix, that it's all an invention and actually you'll step through the door and it's not there. It's an incredible feeling." Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle on scooping the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Quote: "Sometimes people act surprised, but mostly they're totally cool about it... It's like Morpheus and Neo in The Matrix." Religious rocker Prince on stunning his fans by knocking door-to-door to preach about his faith as a Jehovah's Witness.
Fact: Warner Brothers and Village Roadshow Pictures will remake classic movie THE DIRTY DOZEN, the 1967 action drama that starred Lee Marvin as a major who enlists 12 condemned solider-prisoners for a dangerous mission in World War II. The Matrix's Joel Silver will produce the film.
Fact: Rap star Ne-Yo's name is a reference to NEO, the character played by Keanu Reeves in The Matrix. A friend gave Ne-Yo - real name SHAFFER SMITH - the nickname, saying that he saw music the way Neo sees the Matrix in the movie.