A new animated Mortal Kombat movie is coming from Warner Bros. Animation sometime during the first half of 2020. Joel McHale and Jennifer Carpenter have already been cast as Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade respectively.According to the announcement, a new Mortal Kombat animated film called Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge is in development. The film is being directed by Ethan Spaulding (Batman: Assault n Arkham) with a script by Jeremy Adams (Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans).
Alongside McHale (Community) and Carpenter (Dexter), other voice talents will include Jordan Rodrigues as Lui Kang; Patrick Seitz as Scorpion and Hanzo Hasashi; Steve Blum as Sub-Zero; Artt Butler as Shang Tsung; Darin 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 and Satoshi Hasashi; and Fred Tatasciore as Demon Torturer.
There’s already a logo for the animated film.
New Line is currently filming a new live-action Mortal Kombat film set to be released in 2021 and it’s unclear if these two films are directly related to one another. You can check out the Mortal Kombat live-action cast here.
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Meanwhile, Mortal Kombat is thriving in the video game scene as NetherRealm Studios’ latest release, Mortal Kombat 11
, was the fifth best selling game of 2019. Read IGN’s Mortal Kombat 11 review here.
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