We first heard about this two years ago, but what with Wan being really busy, things stalled and it seemed like the project was never going to get off the ground. However, a press release issued over in Australia lets us know that production is finally getting ready to begin! It informs us that New Line Cinema’s “epic action film” Mortal Kombat “is a bold cinematic adventure based on the blockbuster videogame franchise” that will film in Adelaide, Australia, with debuting director Simon McQuoid on board to direct, Greg Russo scripting, and that production is set to kick off later this year. South Australia’s Premier Stephen Marshall says:
“Mortal Kombat will be the largest film production in South Australia’s history.”
I know little about the games, but I actually really enjoyed the first Mortal Kombat film, though not so much the second….