Ahead of the official trailer, a new image from the Mortal Kombat movie has been unveiled, featuring Hiroyuki Sanada as the Hell-spawned Scorpion.
Ahead of his official trailer debut later today, a new image of Mortal Kombat has debuted, which gives Scorpion (Hiroyuki Sanada) a closer look.
The image, published by Entertainment Weekly, shows Scorpion surrounded by flames as he looks at an opponent. The hell-spawned ninja also wears his signature mask and armor, and carries a katana and wakizashi as weapons.
“This was the first time I ever played a famous game character,” Sanada told EW about the research she did for the role. “Everybody knows his weapons and his style. So I felt a lot of pressure.” Sanada had also previously described the series as “a family drama with brutally exciting fights,” while director Simon McQuoid revealed that the film will begin with a battle between Hasashi and his rival Bi-Han, better known to fans as the Ice Cream Warrior. Sub. -Zero.
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A first look at Scorpion was revealed via moving posters for the film, which have been slowly released through the official Mortal Kombat Twitter account of the film. A trailer for Mortal Kombat was recently released, featuring several recognizable characters. EW had previously posted first-look images of Mortal Kombat in February, he got his first look at the film’s roster of wrestlers.
In “Mortal Kombat”, MMA fighter Cole Young, used to getting beaten up for money, is unaware of his heritage, or why Outworld Emperor Shang Tsung has sent his greatest warrior, Sub-Zero, a Cryomancer from another world. , to chase Cole. . Fearing for the safety of his family, Cole goes in search of Sonya Blade in the direction of Jax, a Special Forces commander who carries the same strange dragon Cole was born with. Soon, he finds himself in the temple of Lord Raiden, an ancient god and protector of Earthrealm, who grants refuge to those who bear the mark. Here Cole trains with seasoned warriors Liu Kang, Kung Lao, and the rebel mercenary Kano, as he prepares to face Earth’s greatest champions against Outworld’s enemies in a high-stakes battle for the universe. But will Cole be pushed enough to unlock his arcana, his immense soul power, in time to save not only his family, but to stop Outworld once and for all?
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 16.
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