Mortal Kombat Movie Reboot Release Delayed Due To COVID-19

The upcoming Mortal Kombat film reboot was first introduced again in 2018. At first, there was trepidation from followers, however with the casting revealed final 12 months quite a lot of these worries appeared to dissipate. 

The producer for the reboot, Todd Garner, just lately revealed that the film’s launch has been postponed indefinitely till the American theater state of affairs is clarified. The movie business, like many others, has been impacted exhausting by COVID-19, thrusting the American movie show sect into an unsure future. That being mentioned, the newest replace is not all dangerous information. The producer additionally confirmed that just a few reshoots are taking place with the additional time allotted. 

As far because the solid goes, listed below are the names we have now confirmed thus far: 

  • Chin Han – Shang Tsung
  • Elissa Cadwell – Nitara
  • Hiroyuki Sanada – Scorpion
  • Tadanobu Asano – Raiden
  • Sisi Stringer – Mileena
  • Jessica Mcnamee – Sonya Blade
  • Max Huang – Kung Lao
  • Mehcad Brooks – Jax Briggs
  • Ludi Lin – Liu Kang
  • Joe Taslim – Sub-Zero
  • Lewis Tan – Unknown

The film itself was meant to be launching on March 2021, but it surely appears like that’s all up within the air till we have now readability on the state of the film business. The authentic Mortal Kombat film (1995) continues to be a responsible pleasure of mine, making the reboot information Mortal Kombat film reboot one thing I’m cautiously excited for. Seeing the martial arts event that we knew so nicely from the video games in actual life (or actual display) was unimaginable, even when it did get somewhat bit tacky infrequently.

For those who missed out on the primary film, here is the official synopsis:

“Once each technology, there may be an inter-dimensional martial arts event referred to as Mortal Kombat, designed by the Elder Gods to restrict invasions between the realms of the universe. If the realm of Outworld wins Mortal Kombat ten consecutive instances, its Emperor Shao Kahn (voiced by Frank Welker) will have the ability to invade and conquer the Earth realm. They have already received 9; so this will likely be their tenth event.

“The Shaolin warrior Liu Kang (Robin Shou) and his comrades, Hollywood movie star Johnny Cage (Linden Ashby) and U.S. Special Forces officer Sonya Blade (Bridgette Wilson), were handpicked by Raiden (Christopher Lambert), the god of lightning and Earthrealm’s defender, to overcome their powerful adversaries in order to prevent Outworld from winning their tenth straight Mortal Kombat tournament. Each of the three has his or her own reason for competing: Liu Kang seeks revenge against tournament host Shang Tsung (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa) for killing his brother Chan (Steven Ho); Sonya also has vengeance on her mind, pursuing crime lord Kano (Trevor Goddard) who killed her partner; Johnny Cage, having been branded as a fake by the media, seeks to prove otherwise to the world.”

At this time, we do not have a launch date set in stone for the upcoming Mortal Kombat film reboot. 

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