Warner Bros. have released the official trailer for the upcoming film adaptation of the popular video game franchise Mortal Kombat.
The official synopsis for the film is as follows:
A washed-up mixed martial arts fighter named Cole Young is unaware of his hidden lineage or why he is being hunted down by Sub-Zero of the Lin-Kuei clan of assassins. Concerned for the safety of his family, he seeks out a clique of fighters that were chosen to defend Earthrealm in a high-stakes battle against the forces of Outworld in a inter-dimensional fighting tournament that occurs once in a generation.
The film is directed by Simon McQuoid and stars Joe Taslim, Ludi Lin, Tadanobu Asano, Jessica McNamee, Mehcad Brooks, Josh Lawson, Chin Han, Hiroyuki Sanada, Max Huang, Sisi Stringer, Elissa Cadwell, Daniel Nelson, Matilda Kimber and Lewis Tan.
Mortal Kombat is scheduled for cinematic and HBO Max release in the US on the 16th April 2021, while is not yet clear whether it will meet that release in the UK/Ireland.