Warner Bros promises the show will feature Mortal Kombat’s “most storied characters” along with new ones. We don’t know if these will be the same new fighters revealed for Mortal Kombat X, but since this explanation of the characters sounds very similar to the way MKX’s cast was described (old favorites alongside a new generation), it’s logical to guess the game and show may share a cast. We’ll keep you updated as we learn more.
Speaking of the cast, Sheeva may have been added to the list of confirmed characters for Mortal Kombat X, or at least to the numerous teases. Someone Tweeted about not having an answer from Ed Boon about Sheeva being in the game, and he replied:
“Yup, sounds like a reasonable assumption.”
Sheeva is a reasonable assumption? Or does he mean it’s reasonable to assume he won’t answer the question? It’s hard to say, especially knowing Ed Boon’s approach to these things. For now, take this as a rumor alongside the definite news of the live-action series.
CraveOnline: Explain your new comic series from DC digital.
Shawn Kittleson: It’s the companion to Mortal Kombat X. It’s designed for newbs, and for fans like me who have been with the game for twenty years.
In what way?
Mortal Kombat that came out in 2011 had an epic story, and Mortal Kombat X takes place twenty-five years later. This book is what happens in the interim. There’s a lot of action, but also room for all these adventures to take the characters to the different places that get them to where they are for the new game.
If you read the book, will the game’s story be deeper?
It’ll be a lot deeper. You’ll be able to understand the game independently and the book independently, but when you put them together you’re going to get this really rich take on the MK mythology.
How does the book coming from DC Digital effect the story?
We have an opportunity, because we have more page count, to go a little bit deeper than any other medium. This is not just for the fans, but also for people... [Read More]