Mortal Kombat 2 producer Todd Garner confirms that the sequel will begin filming this June in Australia and should wrap by September.
Although Mortal Kombat received fairly mixed reviews upon its release on HBO Max two years ago, it was also the streaming service’s most-watched movie of the year. The studio officially got the ball rolling on a sequel last year, and it seems that Mortal Kombat 2 is aiming to start filming this summer.
Replying to a report from Geek Vibes Nation on Twitter, Mortal Kombat producer Todd Garner seemingly confirmed that the sequel will start shooting in Australia this June by responding, “I was wondering why I had an apt in Australia…” Mortal Kombat 2 will once again be directed by Simon McQuoid, with Jeremy Slater (Moon Knight) writing the script. We should be hearing more about the sequel soon, as filming for Mortal Kommbat 2 is just around the corner. It’s expected that filming should wrap by September.
As mentioned in the article’s introduction, the reception of Mortal Kommbat was mixed. However, those behind the scenes are aware that there is still room for improvement. They want to make a sequel that will be “everyone’s surprise” and “blow them away.” ScreenwriterJeremy Slater has said that they’re viewing the Mortal Kombat sequel as “the chance to take everything that worked in the first one and do it even better and give the audience even more, and make something that is just incredibly satisfying, and really exciting, and unpredictable.” Slater added that he wants to make the Mortal Kombat sequel that no one is expecting, one that can sneak in and “
blow everyone away.“Lewis Tan played Cole Young in the first Mortal Kombat movie, a new character who had some mysterious ties to the series’ mythology, and he’s previously expressed hope that the sequel will be bigger and bloodier. Tan said, “There’s so many storylines.“. “It is very complex, there are many characters. It’s hard to finish in two hours or an hour-and-a-half. That’s our plan. That’s our plan.” What are you hoping to see in the