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A New ‘Mortal Kombat’ Movie Is Coming, with Joel McHale and Jennifer Carpenter

It’s no secret that Mortal Kombat, the 1995 Paul W.S. Anderson film adaptation of the popular, controversial fighting video game, is the greatest film ever made, for many, many reasons we simply do not have the time to get into right now. Since then, we’ve seen other filmed adaptations of the property succeed (Mortal Kombat: […]

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The Morning Watch: ‘Mortal Kombat’ Stars Play ‘Mortal Kombat’, Analyzing Stunts from ‘Baby Driver’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch as two of the stars from the […]

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Choose Your Fighters: ‘Mortal Kombat’ Casts A New Crew Of Killer Champions

Choose your fighter. Hot on the heels of today’s Liu Kang casting news, The Hollywood Reporter says several actors have signed on for roles in the next “Mortal Kombat” movie being produced by James Wan and currently slated for a spring 2021 release.A few hours after Chinese actor Ludi Lin— best known for roles in […]

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‘Mortal Kombat’ Reboot Finds Its Liu Kang With ‘Power Rangers’ Star Ludi Lin

From one video game martial arts-fighting character to another, it looks like Ludi Lin won’t have to change up his outfits anytime soon. The Power Rangers star, who recently appeared in the Black Mirror episode “Striking Vipers,” is in talks to join the Mortal Kombat cast in the role of Liu Kang. The New Line […]

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Ludi Lin in talks to play Liu Kang for New Line’s Mortal Kombat

The Netherrealm is all abuzz today with news that Power Rangers actor Ludi Lin is negotiating for the part of Liu Kang in New Line’s Mortal Kombat reboot. The Chinese-Canadian actor who recently appeared as Captain Murk for James Wan’s Aquaman is no stranger to matial arts-related cinema, particularly after playing Lance, a kung fu […]

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James Wan’s Atomic Monster Acquires Nick Cutter’s ‘The Troop’, E.L. Katz Set To Direct

James Wan’s Atomic Monster production company has picked up the rights to Nick Cutter’s YA novel The Troop. Novel follows a group of teens on a remote camping trip who must fend for themselves when their adult chaperone falls prey to an aggressive otherworldly infection.Cheap Thrills director E.L. Katz has been set to helm with […]

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‘Mortal Kombat’ Writer Greg Russo to Pen ‘Space Invaders’ Film at New Line

Greg Russo — the writer of the “Mortal Kombat” movie reboot — has been hired to pen the screenplay for the “Space Invaders” movie at New Line, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.“Space Invaders” is based on the 1978 arcade game created by Tomohiro Nishikado and first manufactured and sold by Taito […]

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Daily Podcast: The Flintstones, Varsity Blues, The Eternals, Mortal Kombat, Paper Girls, & The Mandalorian

On the July 12, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including The Flintstones, Varsity Blues, The Eternals, Mortal Kombat, Paper Girls, and The Mandalorian. In The News: […]

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