The primary-ever Mortal Kombat film red-band trailer has lastly been revealed by New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Photos, and as you’d count on, it options characters like Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Mileena, and Raiden, plus a ton of over-the-top violence and much more blood. The trailer is not technically our first have a look at the R-rated film, however it’s our first correct and prolonged look. Earlier than this, New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Photos had launched teasers, screenshots, and character posters, however that is all they revealed.
Along with previewing and revealing loads of acquainted faces and locations, the trailer additionally previews the film’s story, which isn’t solely authentic, however reboots the MK movie franchise. Because the trailer reveals, the film’s protagonist is a brand new and authentic character named Cole Younger — who’s being performed by Lewis Tan — an MMA fighter who’s being hunted down by Outworld’s Emperor Shang Tsung and his greatest warrior, Sub-Zero.
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“Fearing for his household’s security, Cole goes in quest of Sonya Blade on the path of Jax, a Particular Forces Main who bears the identical unusual dragon marking Cole was born with,” the official synopsis reads. “Quickly, he finds himself on the temple of Lord Raiden, an Elder God and the protector of Earthrealm, who grants sanctuary to those that bear the mark. Right here, Cole trains with skilled warriors Liu Kang, Kung Lao, and rogue mercenary Kano, as he prepares to face with Earth’s best champions towards the enemies of Outworld in a excessive stakes battle for the universe. However will Cole be pushed onerous sufficient to unlock his arcana — the immense energy from inside his soul — in time to save lots of not solely his household, however to cease Outworld as soon as and for all?”
Mortal Kombat is being directed by Simon McQuoid, who’s being joined by producers Todd Garner and James Wan. In the meantime, pens behind the film embody Greg Russo, Oren Uziel, and Dave Callaham, with Russo and Uziel chargeable for the story and Russo and Callaham chargeable for the screenplay.
Mortal Kombat is about to premiere on April sixteenth. Upon launch, it is going to be out there in each theaters and by way of HBO Max. For extra protection on the reboot and all issues Mortal Kombat, click on right here. In the meantime, this is the film’s solid.
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