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Mortal Kombat Movie Meets With WB, Kano Casting Rumored

Development of the Mortal Kombat movie reboot has been slow and steady, but with writer Greg Russo hyping meetings with Warner Brothers, a fresh report claims a frontrunner for the role of Kano, and new character details.

Nintendo Direct Spotlights MK11 Switch Release

Mortal Kombat 11 will be the first installment in the series since 2007's Armageddon to feature on a Nintendo home console, but details of the Switch release have been scarce, with some outlets indicating delays. The latest Nintendo Direct update appears to address domestic concerns, promoting a standard release via Nintendo of America. Watch:

New Achievement Data Teases MK11 Roster

After an initial taste of things to come; third-party data collector SteamDB has updated with a massive list of new Mortal Kombat 11 achievements that appear to point to several new and returning characters. Beware of potential spoilers ahead:

MK11 Achievements Suggest Returning Character

Third party service SteamDB has begun tabulating API data for Mortal Kombat 11, revealing achievements for standard task-based activities, including actions for Basic Tutorial and The Krypt, as well as the first implied reference to would-be returning character: Erron Black!

Ronda Rousey & Kofi Confirm The Reveal Attendance

The celebrity guest list for Thursday's Mortal Kombat 11: The Reveal is fast growing, and it looks like there's going to be a heavy contingent from World Wrestling Entertainment! UFC Hall of Famer and current WWE Raw Women's Champion Ronda Rousey has confirmed her itinerary for the Los Angeles event with a post to Instagram:

MK Animated Production Rumored With Cast List

Fans have waited eagerly for a new live-action Mortal Kombat movie, but if an unverified report by pop culture site Revenge of The Fan is to be believed, animation may be the next narrative destination for the series.

The site, which recently correctly broke news of DC Entertainment features based on Batman: The Long Halloween and Superman: Red Son, alleges Warner Bros animation has cast actors for an upcoming Mortal Kombat feature, which may be released as a two-part adventure.

Rumored voice talent includes: Joel McHale (Community) and Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter), known for their live-action roles in television and film, with well known voice acting regulars like Fred Tatasciore (Voltron), Grey Griffin (Young Justice), Darin DePaul (Justice League Action), and Robin Atkin (Voltron), also attached in unknown roles.

Fans will also note the inclusion of familiar Mortal Kombat voices in the cast list: Patrick Seitz and Steve Blum voiced Scorpion and Sub-Zero respectively as recently as Mortal Kombat X. The voice of Kevin Michael Richardson could be heard in the 1995 Mortal Kombat movie as Goro.

Speculation from RTF and fans has naturally gravitated toward Carpenter and McHale assuming types as the voices of Sonya Blade and Johnny Cage. No story details are rumored in the report, but with word there will be no tie-in comics for Mortal Kombat 11, it may be speculated the animated film bridges the gap from Mortal Kombat X to the new game, released April this year.

While it must be stressed this report addresses unsubstantiated rumor; an apparent upturn in production of animated features by Warner Brothers coincides with the recent launch of the DC Universe streaming service, and reported forecast of a new WarnerMedia platform, as well.

Mortal Kombat has gone animated before: In 2016, John Tobias unearthed a hand-painted character cel from the short-lived Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm cartoon. Warner Brothers also included the dubious stand-alone animated feature The Journey Begins with their blu-ray movie release.

Best Buy Remove Liu Kang & Sub-Zero From MK11 Listing

A listing on the Best Buy online store has given us the first indication Liu Kang and Sub-Zero may be returning in Mortal Kombat 11! The product listing has since removed any mention of specific characters, but the original info can be seen below:

Todd McFarlane Thinks Spawn Will Be in Mortal Kombat 11

Guest characters are a fact of modern fighting games, and we may have learned the first candidate for a Mortal Kombat 11 crossover slot. Spawn creator, publisher, and soon-to-be movie director, Todd McFarlane, has told a Reddit AMA he believes his creation is "on his way" to the 2019 release.

MKX Writer Says No Mortal Kombat 11 Comics Series

Mortal Kombat 11 won't be supported by a new series of comics, says Shawn Kittelsen. The Mortal Kombat X maxi-series writer put the kibosh on expectations for a sequel, ruling out any new series, while answering a fan's question on Twitter. See the tweet embedded below:

Rumor: Spanish Voice Actor Exits Unannounced MK Game

There remains no official announcement for an expected follow-up to Mortal Kombat X or Injustice 2, but a disgruntled Mexican voice actor may have given the most public acknowledgement of something in the pipeline from Warner Bros.

In a story picked up by Gameinformer; Lalo Garza took to Twitter last week to voice displeasure over a disagreement with Spanish localization company Pink Noise Studios.

The company removed the actor, who voiced Kung Lao and Reptile for the Spanish language market, following an alleged professional dispute. Translated to English, Garza's original tweet laments: 'How sad that a company that wanted a lot ends up making decisions that affect both [myself and] you, the consumers. Goodbye Kung Lao and Reptile.' Despite using the "MortalKombatXI" hashtag, he later clarified that he does not know if the new project was a direct sequel to Mortal Kombat X.