Will Smith’s Wife Jada Pinkett Smith Once Entertained Ardent Fans of a Little Known Video Game With an Intriguing Role

Published 05/12/2022, 12:52 PM EDT

The recent Will Smith-Chris Rock Oscar incident took the entire internet by storm. Will Smith slapped Chris Rock on a live television broadcast of the 94th Academy Awards. Will Smith lost his temper to Chris Rock’s joke about his wife and actor Jada Pinkett Smith.

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After realizing his mistake, Will Smith resigned from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Furthermore, he can no longer vote on Oscar-nominated movies and performances. Both Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith received a tremendous amount of hate because of the incident.

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Interestingly, few people know that popular actor Jada Pinkett Smith was also once starred in a popular video game. Continue reading to find out more about Jada’s role in the video game.

MTV Trailblazer Award winner, Jada Pinkett Smith, once starred in the Enter the Matrix video game

The Matrix is an American media franchise comprising four feature films, beginning with The Matrix (1999) and continuing with three sequels, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions (both 2003), and The Matrix Resurrections (2021).

Jada is better known for her supporting role as Niobe in The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, and The Matrix Resurrections. Captain Niobe plays the role of a rebel fighting against the Matrix and pilot of the Logos. Only the Matrix fans might know that other than the four popular films, there are four “The Matrix” games released in total.

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These are, “Enter The Matrix,” “The Matrix Awakens,” “The Matrix Online,” and “The Matrix: Path of Neo,” most of which include Niobe as a character. However, not many fans know that Jada plays OG Niobe in the first “The Matrix” video game, “Enter the Matrix.”

Enter the Matrix is a 2003 action-adventure video game developed by Shiny Entertainment. Furthermore, it was the first game based on The Matrix film series. Its story is concurrent with that of the film The Matrix Reloaded and features over an hour of the original footage. Since Niobe was one of the main characters in the video game, Jada played a huge role in its success.

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Were you aware of Jada Pinkett Smith’s role in the Enter the Matrix video game? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Mehul Rolta

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Mehul Rolta is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since November 2020. He believes that gaming has the potential to bring a smile to a person's face. Instead of keeping his passion for gaming all to himself, he decided to share his thoughts and opinion with others.

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