‘Mortal Kombat’: James Wan Producing New Adaptation of the Arcade Classic

‘Mortal Kombat’: James Wan Producing New Adaptation of the Arcade Classic
It’s been 22 long years since “Mortal Kombat: Annihilation” was released, but fret not, dear reader: A new film adaptation of the ultra-violent fighting game is now in the works. James Wan will produce the movie, which is being directed by first-time helmer Simon McQuoid for Warner Bros. It even has a release date: March 5, 2021, which happens to be the same day as Sony and Mattel Films’ “Masters of the Universe.”

“Mortal Kombat 11” — which, despite its name, is actually preceded by more than 20 games in the long-running series — was just released, much to the delight of fans who’ve been waiting to see the latest fatalities (but also to the chagrin of those left wondering why Ermac isn’t a playable character in this installment).

Neither the original 1995 film nor its 1997 sequel were well received by critics, but “Mortal Kombat” spent three weeks atop the box-office charts and grossed $122 million
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