“One of the most badass games… One I’ve played for years”: Dwayne Johnson Starring in Mortal Kombat 2 To Compensate For Butchering DCU With Black Adam? Rumor Explained

"One of the most badass games... One I've played for years": Dwayne Johnson Starring in Mortal Kombat 2 To Compensate For Butchering DCU With Black Adam? Rumor Explained
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Ever since Dwayne Johnson left the DC Universe, fans have been waiting to see what would the next project the actor takes up after working for ten years on Black Adam. Rumors had been going around regarding the actor starring in a video game adaptation of one of his most liked games. This rumor was then speculated to be about Mortal Kombat 2.

Dwayne Johnson

While that could have been a possibility, there are high chances of the actor not being a part of the franchise. However, it is not out of the question that the actor is perhaps working on another game that could be adapted into a movie. He seemed to be extremely excited about his upcoming project and was more than ready to take on anything.

Rumors Stated That Dwayne Johnson Would Be In Mortal Kombat 2

Dwayne Johnson stated a while back that he has been working on a movie of a game he had been enjoying for years. When the actor first announced that he would be working on a game adaptation, speculated rumors had become an everyday sight on social media. Fans had been left curious about which game Johnson had been talking about and what would it become as a movie.

Dwayne Johnson

“We’re going to bring one of the biggest, most badass games to the screen — one that I’ve played for years,” he said. “I’m really excited to bring it to fans around the world. Of course, we’re going to do right by our gamer friends — but really we’re just going to make a great movie.”

It was only adding fuel to the fire when the sequel to Mortal Kombat was announced only a day after the actor confirmed his side. This was an easy connection for the fans and even felt a little too on the nose, claiming for it to be no coincidence that the two were announced side by side.

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It Takes Two Became The Video Game Everyone Loved

In 2021 It Takes Two made its debut in the video game world and somehow managed to change the meaning and style of gaming completely. The response that the game got was purely positive and fans enjoyed heavily seeing the new gaming experience. The game became a sight to behold with its unique co-op gameplay and mesmerizing story.

A still from It Takes Two

It was revealed that the game would be adapted into a movie by Seven Bucks Production. The film would be taken by Amazon Studios. As to when the production is to start, that fact still remains unknown. However, it is said that Johnson could be starring in the same. Whether or not it is the adaptation that the actor had been referring to earlier, the movie is another addition to Johnson’s list of gaming films alongside Rampage and Doom. 

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Which Game Could Dwayne Johnson Be Talking About?

Out of the many games that Dwayne Johnson could be talking about. It could be that he is doing multiple projects alongside. Games like Call of Duty, Far Cry, and Red Dead Redemption all can be turned into movies that would make fans jump from their chairs. Video Game adaptions are very difficult to make right, however, not impossible.

Dwayne Johnson

Series like The Last of Us and Arcane made fans believe in video game adaptations. The enthusiasm of the audience to see how well their favorite games can be turned into a movie or a series is always on the tip of their tongues. While Johnson is yet to give any update on the news, fans should expect some update sooner or later considering that he is no longer working with the DCU and would be open to exploring more folds of cinema.

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Source: Variety


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An avid writer fluent in everything Marvel, Adya Godboley is an Assistant Content Lead for FandomWire. She has rich experience in critically analyzing all that is said in between the lines. Hopelessly obsessed with Greek Mythology, she is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in English. Adya has written over 1300 articles on various topics expressing her passion and love for all things entertainment.