Fans of the Mortal Kombat franchise are surely in for a treat this year as it was revealed through a report from The Hollywood Reporter that a new film separate from the upcoming live-action adaptation will be arriving later in 2021. Disclosing the film’s name to be ‘Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge’, the entertainment-centered outlet tells that the animated film is expected to arrive in “the first half of this year”.
Unlike the real-time film interpretation of the popular video game series, The Hollywood Reporter shares a handful of actors that will be involved with voicing for the new motion picture. Revealing that Joel McHale (Community) will be voicing the well-known Johnny Cage alongside Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter) to voice Sonya Blade. The report goes on to disclose an additional ten actors who will be portraying Mortal Kombat characters in the film.
- Jordan Rodrigues as Lui Kang
- Patrick Seitz as Scorpion & Hanzo Hasashi
- Steve Blum as Sub-Zero
- Artt Butler as Sheng Tsung
- Darlin De Paul as Quan Chi
- Robin Atkin Downes as Kano
- David B. Mitchell as Raiden
- Ike Amadi as Jax Briggs
- Kevin Michael Richardson as Goro
- Grey Griffin as Kitana & Satoshi Hasashi
- Fred Tatasciore as Demon Toturer
Providing detail on the hands behind the project, Ethan Spaulding will be at helm of the film given the role as Director. Spaulding is most known from his work with Batman: Assault on Arkham and Justice League: throne of Atlantis. The script being penned by Jeremy Adams who also worked on Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans.
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusader’s Rick Morales will be standing as a Producer while Batman: Gotham by Gaslight’s Jim Krieg will pose as co-producer. NetherRealm Studios’ head Ed Boon will also be involved standing as a Creative Consultant on the upcoming film.
In other recent new relevant to Mortal Kombat, NetherRealm released the first trailer of gameplay for Joker’s addition to Mortal Kombat 11. You can read the full report by going here.
What are you expected to see from this new animated Mortal Kombat Film?
Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge is expected to release later this year.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter