The next cinematic reboot of Mortal Kombat hopes to put a serious spin on the iconic game franchise. Gone is the campiness of the Mortal Kombat movies from the nineties, to be replaced by a bloody feast of savage brutalities and chilling deaths. Despite the bloodbath that has featured in the film’s trailer so far, director Simon McQuoid revealed in a recent interview that an effort was made not to make the blood too exaggerated, in the direction of which producer Bennett Walsh turned out. useful by drawing on your experiences with Kill bill.
“Bennett is not someone who spends a lot of time talking about himself, but he’s really very important to this movie. So Bennett worked on Kill Bill, and he knows blood and ratings and things like that, so really important and really It helped me and the team gauge where we needed to be. So yeah, we talked about it a lot, and stylistically, that had to feel good too. There were a lot of discussions about blood. “
What he did Mortal Kombat Standing out from the crowd in the gaming sector was his exaggerated use of violence in a fighting game. Over time, the series has prided itself on getting over its own gory stunts with each new game. According to McQuoid, the team behind the film had to think hard about how much of the series’ bloody example to follow before it all became too much.
“It was something that required a fair amount of brainpower between us. Because we didn’t want to underestimate it and we didn’t want to overdo it. So overdoing means … When certain things in the game, if you tried to make a real version of that, the movie would be inalienable. . That’s the fact. But we knew we wanted to get to the line and not cross it, and that was really … The discussions were about what. “
The truth is that there will always be Mortal Kombat fans who will complain that the movie shows too much or not enough blood. What will allow the film to stand the test of time is the story at the heart of the action, and whether the chemistry between the many characters in its many stories come together well enough to start a new film franchise.
Directed by Simon McQuoid and produced by James Wan, Mortal Kombat starring Lewis Tan as Cole Young, Jessica McNamee as Sonya Blade, Josh Lawson as Kano, Tadanobu Asano as Lord Raiden, Mehcad Brooks as Jackson “Jax” Bridges, Ludi Lin as Liu Kang, Chin Han as Shang Tsung, Joe Taslim as Bi Han and Sub-Zero, Hiroyuki Sanada as Hanzo Hasashi and Scorpion, Max Huang as Kung Lao, Sisi Stringer as Mileena, Matilda Kimber as Emily Young, and Laura Brent as Allison Young. The film hits theaters and at HBO Max on April 23. This comes from ComicBook.com.
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