Wachowski bros. – makers of 'The Matrix,' 'Speed Racer' – to open Chicago post-production studio

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This just in from the Chicago Sun-Times:

Wachowski brothers
This building at 5645 N. Ravenswood will become an editing studio for filmmaking
brothers Larry (left inset) and Andy Wachowski.
Photo credit: Al Podgorski, Chicago Sun-Times/AP

The reclusive Wachowski brothers, two of Chicago’s creative sons best known for their Matrix movies, have found an equally unassuming North Side spot to edit their projects.

City officials say a post-production studio will open in what has been known as the Ravenswood Studio, 5645 N. Ravenswood, just north of Bryn Mawr.

Late last year, Andy and Larry Wachowski, who grew up in Beverly Hills — the South Side neighborhood — approached Ald. Patrick O’Connor (40th) about the vacant North Side building in his ward.

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Wachowski Brothers who

Wachowski Brothers who attended the Kellogg Elementary School followed by Whitney Young High School. The Wachowski brothers grew up reading comic books and several Tolkien’s trilogy RJR. At an early age, the Wachowski brothers began writing comic books. They were traveling for business people. Andy and Larry Wachowski left college to enter the world of entertainment. At the same time, also had a house painting and construction.

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Good post, very informative

Good post, very informative :) Thanks to the poster

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Wachowski Brothers

Has anyone heard anything more about when their studio will be opening?

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Not yet, but we’ll stay on it and be sure to let you know when we find out more.

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Follow-up story on this

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