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Preview: HBO Max’s Adaptation: Mortal Kombat Movie

You might have come across the Mortal Kombat Game at some point in your life, though the thing is quite old as of now. But, those who are still in memories of their childhood with Mortal Kombat will be excited to know that the makers of the game have now decided to make a film adaption of the game. This would be great news for those who might have spent their childhood playing this game, and seeing the plot and characters of the game on the screen, is something that is unexplainable.

The reports about the New Mortal Kombat movie states that the film will be released on the online streaming HBO Max platform, also the films will be released in theatres as well. So, the choice is rested upon the audience to choose the place where you would be enjoying the New Mortal Kombat movie. Though the shooting work for the film has ended way back in December 2019, the makers haven’t released any teaser or trailer yet. Only the flashes of the movie from the HBO promo advertisement have shown some insights scenes of the movie.

New Mortal Kombat Movie- Cast, Plot & Release Date

New Mortal Kombat Movie- Cast, Plot & Release Date

Mortal Kombat Movie – Cast & Plot

The makers have confirmed the cast of the movie recently, the characters they will be playing will be much more familiar to the audience who had somewhere or around have played the game.

Mechad Brooks as Jax, Jessica McNamee as Sonya Blade who will be leading an organization that details with the outer world, Josh Lawson as Kano who leads the Black Dragon team, Ludi Lin as Liu King, a monk from Earth who is invited for the Mortal Kombat, Chin Han as Shang Tsung, who will be sinister of Liu King, Hiroyuki Sanada as Scorpion, who is a super active ninja who is ready to bet his life to the sake of his family, Lewis Tan as Cole Young this seems a new character incepted for the movie this character wasn’t the part of the game Mortal Kombat, Sisi Stringer as Mileena who is a half-human.

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The Mortal Kombat is a popular action adventured packed game that was very popular during 1992. The centric of the game was Martial arts, and the attacking moves in the game were surely been associated with it, and we could be expecting a similar theme in the upcoming movie as well. Mortal Kombat will be the first movie for director Simon McQuoid who had been commercial filmmakers for Call of Duty, Nissan, Duracell, Netflix, Playstation,

and Halo video games. The Mortal Kombat game entered into a controversy after the first game, which was developed by Midway Games in Chicago. The game involved life-like violence with interesting moves, which lead to a debate in the US Senate, and this followed with the formation of a Board that will be rating the games based on the amount of gore and violence it has involved. But, this didn’t stop the game, it became very popular in the ’90s, which led to the generation of its merchandise and theatrical release of its film and also an animated series of the game. The upcoming film too will be based on the action and fighting story and will surely be received well by the audience who love to watch these kinds of films.

New Mortal Kombat Movie- Cast, Plot & Release Date

New Mortal Kombat Movie- Cast, Plot & Release Date

Mortal Kombat Movie – Release Date

Mortal Kombat Movie will be simultaneously be releasing in theatres and HBO Max on April 16, 2021, and the decision is because of the ongoing pandemic restriction on theatres that will hamper the box office collection if the release was only in theatres. As mentioned above that the shooting had been ended for this film way back in the month of December 2019, and it was scheduled to be releasing on January 15, 2021. But, the outbreak of the pandemic changed everything.

Warner Bros are in favor of opting for this option of simultaneously releasing in theatres and on online streaming platforms. The studio will also be releasing movies like The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, Godzilla vs. King, The Suicide Squad, Judas, The Many Saints of Newark, and much more this year, these above-mentioned movies were some of the most awaited movies, and soon it is said that it will be releasing this year.

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