Movies that are originally from video games are getting better and better nowadays. With the success of Warcraft (2016) and the recent Detective Pokemon (2019), people are really hyped with the announcement of the new Mortal Kombat reboot movie. Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema have announced this movie, produced by the famous Hollywood director James Wan and directed by Simon McQuoid.

James Wans Mortal Kombat Movie Will Finally Start
James Wans will be behind the new Mortal Kombat movie

Director James Wan is famous for many AAA blockbusters like The Conjuring (2013), The Conjuring 2 (2016), The Saw series, and the recent Aquaman movie.

The movie will start to be filmed later this year in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. This movie is expected to create 580 jobs and approximately more than $49 million dollars for South Australia state. The politicians of this state are really excited about this movie. Premier of South Australia - Steven Marshall – has expressed his hospitality for the movie

In this reboot movie, we will see two new characters of this franchise. The first new character is Cole Turner. This guy is from Philadelphia, US, and he is a boxer. Cole Turner is hired to compete in a tournament to determine the fate of Earth. This guy is nearly 40 years old, and his wife died, leaving him a 12-year old daughter named Emily – the second new character. Emily is very matured and intelligent for her age.

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The reboot is expected to have outstanding visual quality

Up to this very moment, the following characters are confirmed for the new Mortal Kombat reboot movie:

KANO - Supporting Lead Male, 30s.
SONYA BLADE - Supporting Lead Female, 30s.
JIN/LORD RAIDEN - Male, 14.
MILEENA - Female, 25-35.
JACKSON “JAX” BRIDGES - Male, 30-40.
LIU KANG - Male, 20-35.
KUNG LAO - Male, 25-35.
SHANG TSUNG - Male, No age specified
DRAHMIN - Male, 25-35
KABAL - Male, 25-35
NITARA - Female, 25-35
REIKO - Male, 25-40
THE OVERSEER - Male, Late 80’s
SOPHIA - Female, 60s
JESS - Female, 30-35

The movie is set to be on theaters on March 5, 2021.