Marcus 'Tank' Chong Sues 'Matrix' Studios

Marcus ChongMarcus Chong, who played the role of Tank in the first 'Matrix' movie, is going to sue the makers of The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, according to E!Online.

In the suit, Marcus Chong, best known to sci-fi fans as the driving force that was Tank, claims he was "blackball[ed]" and branded a "terrorist" by producers after his character was derailed from the sequels, according Los Angeles' City News Service.

Warner Bros. and the writing-directing Wachowski Brothers' Eon Productions are among the named defendants, per the wire service.

Chong's lawsuit, alleging breach of contract, slander and fraud, seeks the six figures he says he would have banked from the two new flicks, plus interest and other unspecified damages.

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