New Mortal Kombat Animated Movie Is Coming

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Warner Bros. Animation is plotting an original animated film based on the Mortal Kombat franchise entitled Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge.

Community’s Joel McHale will be the voice of Johnny Cage and Dexter’s Jennifer Carpenter will play Sonya Blade. The film will be directed by Ethan Spaulding (who worked on Justice League: Throne of Atlantis and Batman: Assault on Arkham).

Jeremy Adams, who contributed on Supernatural and Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans, penned the script. Scorpion’s Revenge is based on the video game by John Tobias and Ed Boon, and will be released in the first half of 2020.

Plot details is still kept under the wraps though the company has cast veteran actors to lend their voices. Talent pool includes Steve Blum as Sub-Zero, Kevin Michael Richardson as Goro, and Fred Tatasciore as Demon Torturer.

Patrick Seitz is on double duties as he will voice Scorpion and Hanzo Hasashi, while Grey Griffin will lend his voice to Kitana and Satoshi Hasashi.

Other cast include Jordan Rodrigues as Lui Kang, Darin De Paul as Quan Chi, Robin Atkin Downes as Kano, David B. Mitchell as Raiden, and Ike Amadi as Jax Briggs.

Mortal Kombat started in 1992 as a fighting game which sold 49 million copies, making it one of the most profitable gaming franchises of all time. Last year, Mortal Kombat 11 became the fifth best-selling video game across various platforms.

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Mortal Kombat was adapted into the big screen in 1995 by Paul W.S. Anderson. This year, a new live-action Mortal Kombat movie under New Line has been announced.

The long-time running franchise have made several adaptations of the video game with Mortal Kombat: Legacy as the most successful one.

The first logo for the animated movie has also been released.

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