A remake of the Mortal Kombat movie (which happens to be my favourite video game movie of all time) is in the works, and it's being shot in Adelaide of all places.
'Mortal Kombat will enhance the scope and reach of our production and post-production capabilities'. Marshall said that "Mortal Kombat" will create an estimated 580 jobs and 1,500 extras employed, along with $49 million (A$70 million) injected into the South Australian economy.More news: North Korea calls U.S. ship seizure a 'robbery,' demands its return
A new film in the hit "Mortal Kombat" franchise is to begin pre-production this month in Australia. South Australia offers a 10% rebate for production and post-production spending.
Greg Russo, who is writing both the Resident Evil reboot and the Saints Row movie, wrote the screenplay, but there have been no hints about the plot.
SAFC CEO Courtney Gibson said: "Brought to life by Australian creative talent working in partnership with USA studios, Mortal Kombat will be a boon for South Australia and a massive shot in the arm for our industry and Adelaide Studios, delivering unprecedented screen spend into the state and a huge number of jobs for South Australians". Directing duties are being handled by new director Simon McQuoid with Larry Kasanoff (Mortal Kombat) and E Bennett Walsh (Men in Black: International) also attached.More news: Germany: Three Bavaria hotel guests found dead from crossbow bolts
The sequel, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation was released two years later. The announcement marks the largest production in South Australia history, a fitting accolade for a film that traverses Earth and other realms. "It will be perfectly suited for this fantasy-action project".
For years, horror master James Wan has spoken of wanting to develop a Mortal Kombat film.More news: HTC flagships getting a slice of Android Pie starting this month