From its coin-op origins in the arcade to inspiring blockbuster big screen adaptations and a triple A video game reboot: Mortal Kombat is officially celebrating its 30th Anniversary! To mark the momentous occasion, NetherRealm Studios has squeezed three decades into a single pulse pounding, spine ripping retrospective. Watch:
It's been a full year since the simultaneous streaming & theatrical release of Mortal Kombat -- and the video game adaptation continues to set the pace for WarnerMedia Discovery service HBO Max. Newly released figures put it ahead of blockbuster franchise rivals who've challenged over the past twelve months, including a major new release.
Last year's Mortal Kombat feature film continues to be a high benchmark for HBO Max viewership, so it comes as little surprise that a sequel is officially in development. The as yet untitled "Mortal Kombat 2" will welcome a new writer who is also a recent addition to the Marvel Studios stable. Read on for full details:
The Mortal Kombat feature film has made its way from theatres to home media, but its success on the HBO Max streaming platform continues to be a focus as analysts examine viewership data for other major releases on the service. A new examination of the opening three weeks for six streaming blockbusters has put MK on top. Take a closer look:
The simultaneous theatrical & streaming premiere of Mortal Kombat has paid dividends for the HBO Max platform. Third-party metrics called it the most watched programming of the service's first year, and according to a WarnerMedia Executive the film was a stand-out for exceeding expectations. Read on for more detail:
After a strong international performance early last month, and better than predicted opening weekend in North America: Mortal Kombat has taken a steep drop in its second week at the domestic box office. The brutal ten-day drop is in stark contrast to the lingering resilience of Warner Brothers' other big screen franchise brawler: Godzilla vs Kong. Read on for details:
The new Mortal Kombat movie didn't feature a tournament, but we can fix that! The 10th Annual Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion tournament aims to take stock of the franchise and its most recent installments. This year we'll audit the battles of the big screen and reflect on Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate! Who's next? You decide by voting in daily fight polls!