Warner Bros. has released an extensive peek at Australian commercial filmmaker Simon McQuoid’s cinematic take on NetherRealm Studios’ iconic fighting game franchise, Mortal Kombat. Comprising seven minutes of footage, the clip traces the early history and rivalry between two of the series’ most popular characters, Scorpion and Sub-Zero, and why they’ll be at each other throat’s throughout the film. Mortal Kombat will be released in theaters and streaming on HBO Max this Friday.
In Mortal Kombat, MMA fighter Cole Young, accustomed to taking a beating for money, is unaware of his heritage—or why Outworld’s Emperor Shang Tsung has sent his best warrior, Sub-Zero, an otherworldly Cryomancer, to hunt Cole down. […] Cole trains with experienced warriors Liu Kang, Kung Lao and rogue mercenary Kano, as he prepares to stand with Earth’s greatest champions against the enemies of Outworld in a high stakes battle for the universe.
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