Whereas the Mortal Kombat film did see a small delay by just one week, the staff behind the reboot shouldn’t be slowing down relating to protecting that hype practice transferring. With a brand new launch date set for April 23 for each a theatrical launch and a launch on HBO Max, a brand new Mortal Kombat film video has been revealed to indicate a better take a look at what goes on behind the scenes.
“The Mortal Kombat kast is a very world and various group bringing your champions to life,” reads the Twitter caption for the beneath mini-feature. Whereas the video exhibits off a plethora of solid footage, it additionally exhibits off Nathan Jones as Reiko. From the appears of it, it appears like this movie will flesh out Reiko’s backstory much more, which is nice when his comparatively small impression on the franchise compared in opposition to different fighters.
The Mortal Kombat kast is a very world and various group bringing your champions to life. See it on the large display screen in theaters and streaming on HBO Max* – April 23.
*Accessible on HBO Max within the US solely, for 31 days, at no further value to subscribers. pic.twitter.com/75sOrg2KdP
— Mortal Kombat Film (@MKMovie) April 5, 2021
Interested by studying extra earlier than the movie arrives later this month? In line with Warner Bros., right here is the total synopsis of what to anticipate:
In Mortal Kombat, MMA fighter Cole Younger, accustomed to taking a beating for cash, is unaware of his heritage—or why Outworld’s Emperor Shang Tsung has despatched his finest warrior, Sub-Zero, an otherworldly Cryomancer, to hunt Cole down. Fearing for his household’s security, Cole goes searching for Sonya Blade on the path of Jax, a Particular Forces Main who bears the identical unusual dragon marking Cole was born with. 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 in opposition to the enemies of Outworld in a high-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?
Between our first look at Kabal in all of his glory to the promise of a grotesque good time that our personal Brian Shea detailed in his preview, the Mortal Kombat film cannot arrive quickly sufficient. Whereas we do have to attend just a bit whereas longer with the week’s delay, the excellent news is that it hasn’t been pushed again by a complete 12 months like different initiatives on the market.
We’ll be capable to see it in motion for ourselves when Mortal Kombat arrives on April 23.