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Mortal Kombat (2021): Cast, Plot, Trailer, Release Date and Everything You Need to Know

‘Mortal Kombat (2021)’ is an upcoming American Adventure martial arts fantasy action sci-fi, thriller film directed by Simon McQuoid (in his feature directorial debut) from a screenplay by Greg Russo and Dave Callaham and a story by Oren Uziel and Russo.

It is based on the video game franchise of the same name created by Ed Boon and John Tobias, serving as a reboot to the Mortal Kombat film series and the third installment overall.

It is produced by James Wan, Todd Garner and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.

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‘Mortal Kombat’ Cast

  • Ludi Lin as Liu Kang
  • Joe Taslim as Bi-Han / Sub-Zero
  • Tadanobu Asano as Raiden
  • Jessica McNamee as Sonya Blade
  • Mehcad Brooks as Jackson “Jax” Briggs
  • Josh Lawson as Kano
  • Chin Han as Shang Tsung
  • Hiroyuki Sanada as Scorpion
  • Max Huang as Kung Lao
  • Sisi Stringer as Mileena
  • Elissa Cadwell as Nitara
  • Daniel Nelson as Kabal

Additionally, Lewis Tan and Matilda Kimber will appear in undisclosed roles.

‘Mortal Kombat’ Plot

A reboot of the series, which is based on the popular video game franchise.

‘Mortal Kombat’ Trailer

The trailer of this movie is not out yet, but the teaser is here:

So, how was the teaser? Did you like it? Do Share your thoughts about it in the comments section given at the end of this post.

We’ll update this as soon as there’s any official confirmation about the trailer. When is it arrived you can watch it here.

‘Mortal Kombat’ Poster

The movie poster tweeted out by the official MK movie Twitter account.
Check out the new MK poster below;

‘Mortal Kombat’ Release date

Production took place at Adelaide Studios and other locations in South Australia. Shooting lasted from September 16, 2019 to December 13. Todd Garner stated that “we have more days to shoot” in his statement regarding the film’s release delay.

On or about December 31, 2020, the film was in Completed status.

Warner Bros’ Mortal Kombat film has a new April 16, 2021 release date. The famous franchise started off with the 1992’s Mortal Kombat arcade fighting game.

Notably, the first adaptation of the game as a movie in 1995 is still regarded as one of the best live-action video game movies of all time. The scare positive response to the sequel Mortal Kombat: Annihilation led to the cancellation of a third installment.

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Warner Bros’ attempt at bringing back the franchise led to the new Mortal Kombat film in the pipeline, which was slated to release in January 2021.

However, the unforeseen COVID-19 pandemic troubled the release date and it is now set to hit the theatres in April. The film will release both in theaters and exclusively on HBO Max.

Final words

April 16, 2021 is when you’ll be able to stream or go see the new Mortal Kombat film. It’s coming to both theaters and HBO Max on the same day by Warner Bros. Pictures.

So, these are the major information about the film.  Are you ready for it? Are you excited to watch it? Let us know in the comments section given at the end of this post.

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