It's all systems go as the cast and crew responsible for Mortal Kombat: Legacy begin filming the second series!
Bloody Disgusting broke the November 28 start date earlier in the month, confirmed in a tweet by Ian Anthony Dale. The actor was there to reprise his role as Hanzo Hasashi - yellow-clad Shirai Ryu warrior better known the world over as Scorpion!
Rise & shine. Deep breath in, deep breath out. Here we go people. Day one of filming on #MortalKombatLegacy2 begins...............right now!— Ian Anthony Dale (@IanAnthonyDale) November 28, 2012
The second series of Legacy was announced back in July in a video post by director Kevin Tancharoen. He confirmed the second web instalment will tackle the Shaolin Tournament itself, boasting an extended cast of characters to include: Liu Kang, Kung Lao, Ermac and Kenshi!
A regular on Twitter (@KTANCH); the director has shared sporradic tidbits about the series and feature film, most recently posting images from location scouting for the show [below]. In July, he revealed the series will not affect the feature film.
Details surrounding the Tancharoen helmed film version remain guarded, but in a recent interview with Web Series Network, Warner Bros. executive Lance Sloan ballparked a budget around $40-50 million. A June posted script excerpt revealed Kabal's inclusion, along with usual suspects, Scorpion, Sub-Zero and Jax, who all appeared in Legacy.
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