Mortal Kombat games fans have been waiting for a long time for its reboot series. And now it is finally released its first trailer with announcing its release date. The anticipated reboot has been in development since 2010. But it wasn’t possible to see the show moving forward somehow. Until now. The blood-soaked, action fantasy is finally arriving with James Wan producing soon enough now! So let’s take a look at what we got so far.
Mortal Kombat has become a beloved and iconic video game since the first day it is released. It was created in 1992 by Midway. And after Midway created this fantasy fighting game, several sequels, and spinoffs have followed and dominated the genre with the market ever since. Mortal Kombat 11‘s releasing also become their most recent well-done work pleasing all its fans.
Several film adaptations include the 1994 classic, Annihilation in 1997, and as a short film Rebirth in 2010. Further, An animated endeavor, Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge had released more recently. Other releasing shows of the franchise are the short-lived animated series Defenders of the Realm, and a live-action series, Conquest, and a web series Legacy. And now finally another promising reboot of the beloved franchise is coming with Simon McQuoid as a director!
What is the synopsis of Mortal Kombat on Netflix?
“MMA fighter Cole Young seeks out Earth’s greatest champions in order to stand against the enemies of Outworld in a high-stakes battle for the universe.”
The story revolves around a new character Cole Young, who is a martial artist and MMA fighter. Young looks for Jax, Kano, Raiden, Liu Kang, Sonya Blade, and Kung Lao, which are the Earth’s strongest fighters. He aims to defeat enemies from Outworld, who are Subs Zero, Shang Tsung, and more, in the high stake battle of Mortal Kombat, they will determine the fate of the universe together.
Who does the cast of Mortal Kombat include?
- Lewis Tan as Cole Young
- Josh Lawson as Kano
- Jessica McNamee as Sonya Blade
- Hiroyuki Sanada as Hanzo Hasashi / Scorpion
- Joe Taslim as Bi-Han / Sub-Zero
- Tadanobu Asano as Raiden
- Mehcad Brooks as Major Jackson ‘Jax’ Briggs
- Ludi Lin as Liu Kang
- Chin Han as Shang Tsung
- Max Huang as Kung Lao
The cast also includes Sisi Stringer as Mileena, Daniel Nelson as Kabal, Matilda Kimber as Emily Young, and more.
Where and When to stream Mortal Kombat
This upcoming movie will release on April 16th, 2021. You will be able to stream the movie on HBO Max. There will be no additional cost to those who already have an active membership subscription to the streaming service.
On the other hand, it seems that Mortal Kombat won’t be coming on Netflix, unfortunately. But you might want to take a look at other game adaption movies here, while you are waiting for the upcoming movie.
Check out the official red-band trailer for the anticipated upcoming fantasy thrill movie, Mortal Kombat down below.