In confirmation of the rumors that have emerged in recent days, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Warner Bros. has given the green light for an animated film by Mortal Kombat which will debut in the first half of 2020.
Directed by Ethan Spaulding (Batman: Assault on Arkham, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis) on a screenplay by Jeremy Adams (Supernatural, Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans), the film will be titled Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge and will see in the vocal cast Joel McHale as Johnny Cage and Jennifer Carpenter as Sony Blade.
Among the voices of the film we will also find Jordan Rodrigues as Lui Kang; Patrick Seitz as Scorpion and Hanzo Hasashi; Steve Blum as Sub-Zero; Artt Butler as Shang Tsung; Darin De Paul as Quan Chi; Robin Atkin Downes as Kano; David B. Mitchell as Raiden; Ike Amadi as Jax Briggs; Kevin Michael Richardson as Goro; Gray Griffin as Kitana and Satoshi Hasashi; and finally Fred Tatasciore as Demon Torturer.
Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge is produced by Rick Morales and Jim Krieg, while Sam Register is the executive producer. Ed Boon of NetherRealms is the creative consultant for the project. You can take a look at the official logo of the film at the bottom of the news.
In the meantime, remember, Warner is working with James Wan to bring a new live-action version of Mortal Kombat to the big screen, the release of which was recently brought forward to January 15, 2021. On the other hand, filming has already started for some time: watch Lewis Tan on the set of Mortal Kombat.