The much-awaited video game series is finally hitting the screens. The upcoming American Martial-Arts movie Mortal Kombat is said to be a reboot from the previously released movie called Mortal Kombat: Annihilation in the year 1997. The release is scheduled to be in early 2021.
When Is The Movie Mortal Kombat Releasing?
As per the updates received so far, the movie is going to be produced by James Wan. The director of the movie is Simon McQuoid, and the scriptwriter is Greg Russo. The filming started back last year in May. And the pre-production shoot is said to be taking place in South Australia. The filming was wrapped up by early 2020.
However, the post-production has been put on hold because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
But if everything goes well, the movie will be released right on schedule. The release is scheduled for January 15, 2021.
Will The Greatest Of The Warriors Be Able To Save Their Realms?
The plot of the movie has not been disclosed yet. But we can expect the movie to revolve around some tremendous martial arts tournament. With the tournament, the warriors will be trying to save their realm from the enemy invaders, just like the video game. Although there is no confirmation yet, the movie is expected to follow the same storyline as the video game.
The lead character of the series Raiden, a trio will come together and will fight against the enemies and protect the earth from being captured.
Who All Will Be There In The Upcoming Mortal Kombat?
The makers have already released the list for the cast and who is playing the role of whom. The cast and the characters are as follows:
- Mehcad Brooks (Jax Briggs)
- Tadanobu Asano (Raiden)
- Chin Han (Shang Tsung)
- Elissa Cadwell (Nitara)
- Josh Lawson (Kano)
- Max Huang (Kung Lao)
- Ludi Lin (Liu Kang)
- Jessica McNamee (Sonya Blade)
- Joe Taslim (Sub-Zero)
- Sisi Stringer (Mileena)
- Hiroyuki Sanada (Scorpian)
For the role of Jhonny Cage, there are rumors that Lewis Tan will play the role, but there is no confirmation yet.
Is Trailer Out Yet?
No. The trailer is not released yet.