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Mortal Kombat Aims to Embrace Weird Universe in Movie Sequel

At the start of the year we learned Jeremy Slater has joined development of a sequel to last year's Mortal Kombat film reboot. The Moon Knight writer has offered an update on the new script, learning lessons from the first movie, and the "weird universe" it's based on.

Leaked Photo Reveals First Look at Johnny Cage in MK Movie Sequel

Edit (April 2nd): Is this a joke? You bet it is! Video game movies might play it fast and loose but we weren't fooling anybody with this hastily assembled cinematic April Fool! Fans of 1973 British horror film The Wicker Man spotted this fake from a mile-off, but did you identify all six tricks? Make your boast in the comments below, and have more fun revisiting classic MK April Fool pranks!

A follow-up to the most recent Mortal Kombat feature film was on the cards as soon as it was released, and with a franchise anniversary looming later this year, it seems the hotly anticipated sequel has already begun shooting in secret. Warning - the following post contains spoilers:

Mortal Kombat Movie Sequel Taps Moon Knight Writer

Last year's Mortal Kombat feature film continues to be a high benchmark for HBO Max viewership, so it comes as little surprise that a sequel is officially in development. The as yet untitled "Mortal Kombat 2" will welcome a new writer who is also a recent addition to the Marvel Studios stable. Read on for full details:

Alain Moussi Joins Mortal Kombat Johnny Cage Casting Chase

One of the biggest talking points coming out of the new Mortal Kombat movie is the possible casting of Johnny Cage for a sequel. Martial arts star Alain Moussi is one of the emerging names being bandied about by fans -- and he's making it known he's ready for the call!

Ryan Reynolds Responds to Mortal Kombat Fan Casting

Mortal Kombat has officially returned to theatres but one of the iconic klassic fighters didn't make the final cut. Now everyone is trying to cast the perfect Johnny Cage for the sequel and frequent fan choice Ryan Reynolds has responded to his adoring public.

Review: Mortal Kombat Hacks Into Franchise Reboot

Throughout promotion Mortal Kombat has been forthcoming about its departures from the source material, even as efforts were made to sell it as a mostly faithful adaptation. A new lead protagonist made it difficult to hide fundamental change, but what is most shocking is just how far the film goes off the rails. At times, it seems its greatest influence may be the last big screen adaptation -- 1997's infamous Mortal Kombat: Annihilation -- with only costume design and sporadic game references to elevate it. This review will contain extensive spoilers:

Variety Discusses Mortal Kombat Sequel with Simon McQuoid

Mortal Kombat has officially been released to most markets as of Friday and by the film's design -- sequel talk has inevitably begun. Director Simon McQuoid has discussed the subject in a new interview, addressing several key elements of the 2021 franchise reboot. Be warned: there are significant spoilers beyond this point!

WWE Wrestler The Miz Petitions To Be Movie Sequel's Johnny Cage

By now you know Johnny Cage doesn't properly appear in the new Mortal Kombat movie, but the door is certainly opened to the fan-favourite fighter -- and WWE wrestler Mike "The Miz" Mizanin is petitioning to be the man who brings the Hollywood martial artist - turned defender of Earthrealm - to the big screen in a sequel.

Joe Taslim Signed For 5 Mortal Kombat Movies

Actor and martial artist Joe Taslim has made a strong impression as the heavily promoted lead antagonist of Mortal Kombat. The movie reinvents Bi-Han as an ice cold killer from 400 years in the past, and according to comments from the actor in a recent podcast -- we could see plenty more of him in the future! Read on for the full story:

Mortal Kombat Producer on Johnny Cage & Rain Omissions

As one of the first game's iconic fighters Johnny Cage had an integral role in the 1995 big screen adaptation, but don't look for him in the latgest Mortal Kombat feature film. The klassic kombatant has been conspicuous by absence, and producer Todd Garner has explained why. Read on:

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