The shooting of the new movie Mortal Kombat officially concluded a new Movie Web report. Greg Russo, the writer on set, used his social media account to share the update. The news of the film comes shortly after Warner Brothers Studios announced its release schedule.
According to Warner Brothers, the reboot of the iconic video game franchise will hit theaters much sooner than expected. Rather than going to theaters on March 21, 2021, the film will be released on January 15, 2021.
Granted, the film is still a long way off, however, fans can relish that it was released at least a few months earlier. So far, the hype around the film has been widespread with James Wan acting as the producer of the film.
In addition, Greg Russo, the aforementioned author, took advantage of his Twitter account to say that the passion for the project shown by the other members of the crew was not on the program. Simon McQuoid will direct the restart of Mortal Kombat, which marks his first time sitting in the director’s chair for a feature film.
You can check out Mr. Russo’s tweet below:
Congratulations to the amazing cast and # MK2021 team on the package today! Thanks for being so great to work with. The passion and dedication I felt was crazy. I hope you have a well deserved rest during the holidays! #MortalKombat pic.twitter.com/NXuCl6Bi16
– Greg Russo (@WriterRusso) December 13, 2019
It’s unclear exactly what the film will explore in terms of its plot, however, fans and writers in the industry have seen downloaded video footage and teaser footage of some cast members. As fans of the franchise know, this is not the first time that the legendary video game has been adapted for a film.
Mortal Kombat first became a bestseller when it entered arcades in 1992. It quickly became one of the most popular games, although it has been criticized by some for its portrayal. violence and fighting. The game was released to home consoles soon after and continued to gain popularity and success.
In addition, Movie Web writes that Mortal Kombat has become more popular in recent years, even though it has had a cult for years.
After the final episode of the game that sparked additional interest, fans on social media expressed their enthusiasm for the new film, which will be released in 2021.