The classic characters like Sub Zero and Kung Lao, Liu Kang, Scorpion, Sonya Blade, Jax, and more have got their first looks revealed to their fans. Mortal Kombat is an upcoming action film based on martial arts fantasy action, directed by Simon McQuoid, his directorial debut.
It was a popular franchise of the ‘90s pop culture. The basic fame of Mortal Kombat is in the fighting element: with extremely violent and fatal moves. The first adaptation titled Mortal Kombat released in 1995 and gathered favorable views compared to the 1997 released sequel, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation.
About The First Look
After fans have been waiting eagerly for what feels like forever, they, at last, got to see the first official look at the upcoming reboot of Mortal Kombat, with the help of few images which they got via Entertainment Weekly.
The images offer a good idea of the looks of the main players and fans are acquainted with many of them. It includes Ludi Lin as Liu Kang, Hiroyuki Sanada as Scorpion, Jessica McNamee as Sonya Blade, Mehcad Brooks as Jackson “Jax” Briggs, Josh Lawson as Kano, and Joe Taslim as Bi-Han as Sub-Zero.
Lewis Tan who is a martial arts actor and the main starring in Wu Assassins is also expected to star in the film. Unlike earlier, at this point it’s almost confirmed that his character will be one which is a totally new one, to be introduced in the Mortal Kombat world, known as Cole Young.
According to Tan, When they first meet Cole, he was really in a bad spot, He was down on his luck. He is very kind of a washed-up MMA fighter who used to be a champion, who used to believe in self, who used to have a lot of hope in his career. And now it’s all gone down the drain. It’s a very interesting place for a hero to start, and Tan thinks that, along with the journey of Mortal Kombat and Cole discovering where he comes from, you’re introduced to all these other iconic characters and elements that everybody loves so dearly.
About the story of the Latest Film
The film is expected to reveal the new plotlines, locations, and everything else utilizing Tab’s character and is expected to take a new approach in comparison to the original movie. As far as the first look images are analyzed, the various vital icons include Scorpion’s “get over here” kunai and Kung Lao’s deadly hat. It seems the film is going ahead on the proper path.
It’s important to mention that the original film was fun and was a good tribute to the inspiration but wasn’t a masterpiece, and didn’t take itself too seriously. It’s seen as one of the best in the world of video game film.
More About The Film, Cast
Mortal Kombat is based on the extremely popular titular video game franchise.
The list of classic characters includes Liu Kang, Sub-Zero, Scorpion, Sonya Blade, Jax, and Kano, as well as Chin Han as Shang Tsung, Max Huang as Kung Lao, Sisi Stringer as Mileena, Elissa Cadwell as Nitara, and Daniel Nelson as Kabal.
Luckily, the remake will please both fans of gaming and martial arts aficionados alike. Mortal Kombat is reportedly scheduled for simultaneous release in theaters and on HBO Max on 16 April 2021.