“Mortal Kombat” (2021)
The first trailer for the new film adaptation of the ultra-violent “Mortal Kombat” video game franchise is here from Warner Bros. Pictures.
The new film follows MMA fighter Cole Young (Lewis Tan), accustomed to taking a beating for money, is unaware of his heritage – or why Outworld’s Emperor Shang Tsung (Chin Han) has sent his best warrior, Sub-Zero (Joe Taslim). Ultimately he prepares to stand with Earth’s greatest champions against the enemies of Outworld in a high stakes battle for the universe.
Other cast includes Jessica McNamee as Sonya Blade, Tadanobu Asano as Lord Raiden, Mehcad Brooks as Jackson ‘Jax’ Bridges, Ludi Lin as Liu Kang, Hiroyuki Sanada as Scorpion, Max Huang as Kung Lao, Sisi Stringer as Mileena, Matilda Kimber as Emily Young and Laura Brent as Allison Young.
This R-rated adaptation of the property was produced by James Wan, penned by Greg Russo and directed by Simon McQuoid. It is set for release nationwide on April 16th both in cinemas and on HBO Max for 31 days from the theatrical release.