Lana Wachowski (born Laurence Wachowski on June 21, 1965) and Andrew Paul “Andy” Wachowski (born December 29, 1967), siblings collectively known as The Wachowskis (formerly The Wachowski Brothers), are American film directors, writers and producers, most famous for creating The Matrix series. They are currently co-directing Cloud Atlas, based on the book by David Mitchell.
The Wachowskis are collaborating with Tom Tykwer on Cloud Atlas, an adaptation of David Mitchell’s novel of the same name, for Warner Bros. Pictures. Tykwer and The Wachowskis collaborated on the screenplay and are co-directing the film, leading their own crews that are working in parallel. The film is set for release in late 2012.
First Published: Feb 4, 2012 – Last Updated: Jan 27, 2013