When last we heard about the next film from the Wachowskis, it was being referred to as CN9. Some guessed the title was a reference to the ninth cranial nerve, but now we know that CN9 is actually short for Cobalt Neural 9, the full title of the Wachowskis’ script about a “gay Iraq war romance.” But don’t expect to know much more for a while, because the script is being kept well under wraps. Read More »

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For seven months now, we’ve been hearing about the secret next-film for The Wachowski Brothers, a Hard-R rated ‘cinema verite-style gay romance iraq war film set in the near future. We’ve been getting tidbits every couple months, but all we know is the film tells the story of a homosexual relationship between a US soldier and an Iraqi and that it is set in the near future, but then moves back in time to tell the bulk of the story, part of which includes the current Iraq War.  Last we heard, the script was completed and the Wachowskis want to direct.

Production Weekly is reporting that casting has begun for the project with Lora Kennedy, the casting director of Speed Racer, Romeo Must Die, Swordfish, The Boondock Saints, and Tombstone. More information after the jump.

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