Mortal Kombat is, unarguably, one of the most popular video games to exist till date. Formerly released as an arcade fighting game by Midway games in 1992, it has managed to stay relevant even after 28 years. Judging by the number of versions coming out every now and then, it is safe to say that its appeal has not still not faded. And, it is surely in no mood to stop!
Conjuring and Aquaman famed director James Wan is all set to return as a producer for the live action movie based on ‘Mortal Kombat’. Read on to find out more about the movie everyone has been waiting for!
Mortal Kombat Movie Release Date
As per reports, the release date for the second movie in the ‘Mortal Kombat’ franchise has been set as March 5, 2021 in the UK and US. However, there’s no surety and dates are subject to change.
Speculations say that if the current COVID-19 crisis continues, the release date can be expected to be pushed back.
Shooting had commenced in South Australia and if reports are to be believed, production concluded over the Christmas holidays.
Mortal Kombat Cast
A heavyweight cast has already been chosen that is sure to bring the plot to life. It will be a rather large cast. The details are given below:
- Into the Badlands fame Lewis Tan in an undisclosed central character.
- Joe Taslim as Sub-Zero
- Hiroyuki Sanada as Scorpion
- Chin Han as Shang Tsung
- Ludi Lin as Liu Kang
- Mehcad Brooks as Jax
- Tadanobu Asano as Raiden
- Sisi Stringer as Mileena
- Jessica McNamee as Sonya Blade
- Josh Lawson as Kano
The fan favourite Johnny Cage has still not been cast (or is rather a surprise!)
Mortal Kombat Movie Trailer
Despite the production part being over already, no official trailers have been dropped as of yet. Todd Garner, one of the producers in on the project indicated, on Twitter, that the trailer might drop sometime during summer. Now, that answer is not too detailed to be taken as concrete evidence. So, it’s hard to say anything for sure.
Mortal Kombat Plot Information
The foundation of Mortal Kombat is based on a group of fighters trying to save Earth. It is highly unlikely that the story will be altered too much.
But, in an absence of a concrete synopsis or teaser, fans can expect to be surprised.
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