Filming for the new Mortal Kombat The movie has officially ended with a new Movie Web report. Greg Russo, the writer on the set, turned to his social media account to share the update. The news of the film comes shortly after Warner Brothers Studios announced its premiere calendar.
According to Warner Brothers, the restart of the iconic video game franchise will hit theaters much earlier than fans initially expected. Instead of arriving in theaters on March 21, 2021, the film will be released on January 15, 2021.
It is true that the film is still far away, however, fans can enjoy the fact that it will at least come out a few months before. Until now, the hype around the film has been plagued by James Wan acting as the film's producer.
In addition, Greg Russo, the aforementioned writer, went to his Twitter to say that the passion for the project demonstrated by other team members was off the charts. Simon McQuoid will lead the Mortal Kombat restart that marks his first time sitting in the director's chair for a feature film.
You can check Mr. Russo's tweet below:
Congratulations to the amazing cast and crew of # MK2021 in the wrap today! Thank you for being so amazing to work with. The passion and dedication I felt was crazy. I hope you rest during the holidays! #Mortal Kombat pic.twitter.com/NXuCl6Bi16
– Greg Russo (@WriterRusso) December 13, 2019
It's unclear what the film will explore in terms of its plot, however, fans and industry writers have seen uploaded videos and teaser images of some of the cast members. As fans of the franchise know, this is not the first time that the legendary video game has adapted for a movie.
Mortal Kombat He became one of the best sellers when he arrived at the gambling halls in 1992. He quickly became one of the most popular games, although some criticized him for his description of violence and fighting. The game was released on domestic consoles shortly after and continued to gain great traction and success.
In addition, Movie Web writes that Mortal Kombat It has become more popular in recent years, although it has had a cult following for years.
After the last installment of the game that facilitated an additional interest, fans on social networks have expressed their enthusiasm for the new movie that will be released in 2021.