It appears that Warner Bros. is at the moment engaged on extra movies primarily based on the 2021 Mortal Kombat reboot for HBO Max. According to Variety, the studio is “developing other characters in its ‘Mortal Kombat’ universe.” The ending of Mortal Kombat set the stage for a sequel, and it is simple to consider at the very least one character that is perhaps included in a follow-up movie. The element is available in an article specializing in how the studio is measuring the success of its franchises in an period the place movies are being launched each in theaters and on HBO Max.
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD! At the top of the Mortal Kombat reboot, it is teased that most important character Cole Young is seeking to recruit Johnny Cage within the event. An actor was not forged as Cage, however a whole lot of followers have mentioned that they want to see Ryan Reynolds within the position. Cage was a significant character within the 1995 Mortal Kombat movie, the place the character was portrayed by Linden Ashby. As a consequence, his absence within the reboot got here as a shock to many followers. If Variety’s reporting is to be believed, it looks like a secure wager that the subsequent Mortal Kombat film will put a concentrate on the character.
Outside of Johnny Cage, there are a whole lot of different characters that the subsequent live-action Mortal Kombat movies might incorporate! Sub-Zero was killed on the finish of the movie, nevertheless it’s doable Joe Taslim might return because the villain Noob Saibot. Shang Tsung’s forces have been defeated on the finish of the movie, however the villain survived, requiring him to search out new Kombatants for the event. It’s doable we might see extra fan favorites added in consequence, resembling Baraka, or Motaro. It’s far too early to guess, however hopefully some official particulars will probably be revealed quickly!
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