Guest stars in Mortal Kombat have been a key part of the modern era for the franchise. Just this year, we’ve seen Predator and Jason Voorhees join the fight, adding a little star power to proceedings of Mortal Kombat X.
But there was, at somepoint, another 80s villain on the table. On Twitter, franchise creator Ed Boon confirmed that The Terminator was at some point discussed as a possible guest star. In response ot a fan, he confirmed
Furious 7 director James Wan is stepping in to produce the Mortal Kombat reboot currently underway at New Line and Broken Road.
The in-demand director of The Conjuring and Insidious: Chapter 2 has been brought over to uppercut some new life into the previously stunted picture. With his dark sensibility, ability to orchestrate action and scares, and a wildly successful financial track record, Wan seems to be the perfect fit for what the studio has described as “a departure from the mythology,” with “darker, brutally real martial arts.”
The script, being penned by Mortal Kombat: Legacy writer Oren Uziel and The Expendables writer Dave Callaham, centers around a seemingly harmless guy who realizes his potential when he finds himself caught in the middle of a cross-dimensional battle between the warriors of Earth and the monsters of Outworld. Now, in order to stop the world from... [Read More]