fans believe ‘mortal kombat’ will come back again! let’s find out how the ‘mortal kombat’ director feels about a sequel.
‘mortal kombat’ was released internationally on April 8, 2021. It was released both in theaters and on the streaming platform hbo max. The film is a reboot of the ‘mortal kombat’ franchise and has received much praise from the audience. although critics have given the film mixed ratings. The film has reportedly been streamed by 3.8 million people on HBO Max. Directed by Simon Mcquoid, ‘Mortal Kombat’ is inspired by a popular video game of the same name. The first ‘Mortal Kombat’ was released in 1995 and the last one in 1997. The 2021 movie shows ‘Mortal Kombat’ as a great tournament. the film matched the violence of its classic video game. although he ended up leaving an important character.
- ‘mortal kombat’ director talks about the possibility of a sequel
- who will return in ‘mortal kombat 2’?
- release date of the movie ‘mortal kombat 2’
Director of ‘Mortal Kombat’ talks about the possibility of a sequel
Currently, there has been no official confirmation on the release date of ‘mortal kombat 2’. But in an interview with Variety, Mortal Kombat director Simon Mcquoid spoke about the possibility of it happening in the future. he said: “The sequels are a bit tricky because you can’t completely ignore them, because that wouldn’t be a smart move, but none of us used the ‘s-word’. we’ve never really talked about it in depth because we feel like we have to put all our energy into this movie.”
further shared that if the fans want a ‘mortal kombat 2’ then mcquoid and his team shouldn’t decide that. It will be for Mortal Kombat fans to decide. after that, they would need a couple of connecting pieces that they know can get them somewhere. he explained that there is a treasure trove of things that are there.
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Producer Todd Garner recently shared in a roundtable interview that he wanted to do a Mortal Kombat sequel. he also wants johnny cage to play a big role in it. Furthermore, Joe Taslim (Sub Zero) has also signed a five-film deal with Warner Bros. therefore, it is safe to assume a bright future for ‘mortal kombat 2’.
Who will return in ‘mortal kombat 2’?
‘mortal kombat’ stars lewis tan as cole young, jessica mcnamee as sonya blade, chin han as shang tsung, josh lawson as kano, joe taslim as bi-han/sub-zero, hiroyuki sanada as hanzo hasashi o Scorpion, Sisi Stringer as Mileena, Max Huang as Kung Lao, Tadanobu Asano as Lord Raiden, Nathan Jones as Reiko, Ludi Lin as Liu Kang, and Mehcad Brooks as Jax.
the end of the movie showed that hiroyuki sanada as hanzo hasashi or scorpion could be part of ‘mortal kombat 2’. Kung Lao, Kano, Mileena, Bi-han, and Reiko also died in the film. however, we already know that death does not last in ‘mortal kombat’. but mcquoid has explained that the character does not return in the same form. there will be an interesting evolution and growth of these characters. death will transform who they become.
If ‘mortal kombat 2’ does happen, simon mcquoid has shared that he’d like to shift the focus a bit more towards the female characters. he talked about how there are some fantastic female characters in ‘mortal kombat’. a better balance could be shown in a better measure.
release date of the movie ‘mortal kombat 2’
‘Mortal Kombat’ was originally going to be released on March 5, 2021. Subsequently, it was reported that the film would be re-released in early 2021. Unfortunately, the reboot of the franchise was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. . As of now, there has been no official statement regarding the release of the ‘mortal kombat’ sequel. however, it mainly depends on whether the recently released movie will top the 1995 movie. Also, the ending hinted at various plotlines that can be easily explored in the future.
‘mortal kombat’ took many years to be released in theaters. therefore, if a sequel is approved, fans may have to wait a few more years. tell us if you have seen ‘mortal kombat’ and would like to see its sequel or not!