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Mortal Kombat Has Big Second Week Box Office Drop

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:

UK Mortal Kombat Digital Rental Premieres Next Week

With the United Kingdom contesting with on-going safety concerns relating to the infectious COVID-19 pandemic: measures have been taken to offer Mortal Kombat available to watch digitally starting next week! Read on for details:

Mortal Kombat Spears HBO Max Viewership Record

We already know Mortal Kombat had a strong opening weekend at the domestic box office and it looks like its found a record breaking audience on WarnerMedia's HBO Max streaming platform as well! The new release looks to become the most watched new programming for the service according to third-party ratings. Read on for details:

Mortal Kombat Wins Opening Weekend Box Office

Mortal Kombat has done battle at the domestic box office and come out on top in its opening weekend. The fighting franchise's cinematic return continued a resurgence in theatrical takings and became the biggest R rated opener since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on for more detail:

Review: Mortal Kombat Hacks Into Franchise Reboot

Throughout promotion Mortal Kombat has been forthcoming about its departures from the source material, even as efforts were made to sell it as a mostly faithful adaptation. A new lead protagonist made it difficult to hide fundamental change, but what is most shocking is just how far the film goes off the rails. At times, it seems its greatest influence may be the last big screen adaptation -- 1997's infamous Mortal Kombat: Annihilation -- with only costume design and sporadic game references to elevate it. This review will contain extensive spoilers:

Variety Discusses Mortal Kombat Sequel with Simon McQuoid

Mortal Kombat has officially been released to most markets as of Friday and by the film's design -- sequel talk has inevitably begun. Director Simon McQuoid has discussed the subject in a new interview, addressing several key elements of the 2021 franchise reboot. Be warned: there are significant spoilers beyond this point!

WWE Wrestler The Miz Petitions To Be Movie Sequel's Johnny Cage

By now you know Johnny Cage doesn't properly appear in the new Mortal Kombat movie, but the door is certainly opened to the fan-favourite fighter -- and WWE wrestler Mike "The Miz" Mizanin is petitioning to be the man who brings the Hollywood martial artist - turned defender of Earthrealm - to the big screen in a sequel.

Joe Taslim Signed For 5 Mortal Kombat Movies

Actor and martial artist Joe Taslim has made a strong impression as the heavily promoted lead antagonist of Mortal Kombat. The movie reinvents Bi-Han as an ice cold killer from 400 years in the past, and according to comments from the actor in a recent podcast -- we could see plenty more of him in the future! Read on for the full story:

Watch the Opening 7 Minutes of Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat is just days from officially opening around the world -- but if you can't wait that long Warner Bros has you covered! Seven minutes from the much talked about opening scene has been released online. Beware of spoilers:

Mortal Kombat Movie's Cole Young a Studio Request

For decades fans of pop culture have been vexed and perplexed by Hollywood's knack for radically altering the popular properties they license for the big screen. Mortal Kombat has been no exception: heavily promoting a character invented for the film. Writer Greg Russo discussed the unlikely star of the new movie in a recent interview. Full story:

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