After the success of the reboot of ‘Mortal Kombat’ in 2021, it took little time to recover the intention that already existed in 1995 to make a movie saga following video games. Last summer, Deadline confirmed that the sequel was already being prepared and that it would again have Simon McQuoid as director, who would work with Jeremy Slater as a screenwriter. A few weeks ago, Comic Book confirmed that production would begin in June and now some rumors give us clues about the characters that we could see in the movie.
Although the information is not yet confirmed, rumors of That Hashtag Show note that the sequel could feature the appearance of several new villains since Goro died at the end of the first film. bad sayings could be Baraka, Shao Khan, Sindel and Quan Chi. Although it is true that, of all, the most anticipated appearance would be that of Shao Khan, the emperor of Outworld who appears for the first time in 1993 in video games and who, from that moment, begins to appear in numerous ‘Mortal Kombat’ games. .
In addition, this second part would also introduce new characters like Kitana. It is not known what would happen to Sub-Zero after the events of the first installment, although it is true that the actor who plays the character, Joe Taslim, has a contract for several films and video game players really know that the character of Bi-Han ( Sub-Zero) is resurrected as Noob Saibot.
And Johnny Cage?
The main character from the first game that didn’t appear in the 2021 movie was mentioned at the end of the movie, making it quite clear that Liu Jang would recruit him for the tournament, so it is also suspected that it could be in the sequel. Although That Hashtag Show doesn’t talk about the character, it was the first to be discussed after the reboot premiered. In fact, at that very moment a candidate was already positioned to interpret it, the WWE fighter, Michael Gregory Mizanin, alias The Miz said that he would be willing to participate in the filmand in a way, he got the approval of Ed Boon, the creator of the video game who told him that it sounded convincing.
Despite all this information, fans of ‘Mortal Kombat’ still will have to wait for a confirmation since all these possible incorporations are still rumors.