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Mortal Kombat: will the movie be as violent as the games?

Mortal Kombat Culture News: Will The Movie Be As Violent As The Games? For the sake of authenticity, we knew the Mortal Kombat movie would be entitled to the bloody video game deaths. He will also benefit from real martial artists between Joe Taslim, Lewis Tan and Hiroyuki Sanada or stunt coordinator Jade Amantea (Alien: Covenant, Aquaman, Shazam!). In a new interview, Simon McQuoid confirms his ambition. Simon McQuoid, director of Mortal Kombat, shared some details about the brutality that the reboot of the film will bring about. Speaking to SFX Magazine on GamesRadar, he said the adaptation would be in line with the original saga and “push blood, blood and death to its limits”. Before adding: Of course there’s a point where the movie is unstoppable if you go too far and that would be a very ruthless return on investment for the studio, but from day one we said, “OK, we’ll do this and We’ll get it right. Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) for its violence and sometimes “crude” language, producer Todd Garner said the film should also benefit from particularly bloody fight scenes, he told IGN journalists in particular : “We didn’t have to hold back from the fighting. If there was a fight, if someone was hit in the head, blood would likely spurt from the back and we could do it. “Mortal Kombat is expected on April 16 on HBO Max and in US theaters. The roster will welcome Jax Briggs (Mehcad Brooks), Sub-Zero (Joe Taslim), Scorpion (Hiroyuki Sanada) or Sonya Blade (Jessica McNamee). The story focuses on a new character: Cole Young, played by Lewis Tan Sub-Zero, sent directly by Shang Tsung. He will look for Sonya Blade and Major Jax Briggs before facing Raiden. All have birthmarks in the shape of a dragon, which is nothing more than an invitation to participate in Mortal Kombat, the ultimate tournament between the best fighters from the kingdoms of the earth and the underworld of Tiraxa, Writing jeuxvideo.com MP

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