News Writer Describes ‘Mortal Kombat’ Reboot as Ultra Violent and Very Dark Published 2 years ago on May 18, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Collider caught up with writer Oren Uziel to ask some questions regarding the new Mortal Kombat movie, and he revealed that New Line approached him about rebooting the popular video game franchise with a feature film. RELATED: SIMON MCQUOID DIRECTING MORTAL KOMBAT, JAMES WAN TO PRODUCE Last we heard, the upcoming Mortal Kombat movie was going to be produced by James Wan with Simon Mcquoid set to direct the project, though things might of changed as far as we know. Uziel was originally attached to pen an early piece for the film, and in a recent interview he described what it was going to be. “I don’t know what remains of this, but I know that it was going to be—it’s almost like if you took The Avengers, or if you took a storyline like that and set it in a sort of hard-R, over-the-top violence and hard-edged world of Mortal Kombat,” Uziel explained. “It was a little bit like that, it was a little bit like a Wanted-type story that brought together a bunch of these characters and just pulled zero punches, and had a tone that was still fun but very dark.” “I know James Wan came on to produce, so that to me was a good sign that maybe things were heating up again, but beyond that I really don’t know the specifics,” the writer added. Nothings concrete on New Line’s decision to go forward with his vision for the movie, says Uziel. Dark Universe will keep you Mortal Kombat fans updated as soon as we know more. Related Topics:James WanMortal KombatOren UzielSimon McQuoid Up Next “The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance” Prequel Series Coming to Netflix Don't Miss New Trailer for ‘The Mummy’ Sees Tom Cruise Battle Princess Ahmanet Advertisement You may like New ‘Mortal Kombat’ Movie Begins Filming in Australia This Year, With James Wan Producing! James Wan, Gary Dauberman to Write and Produce New Adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘Salem’s Lot’ James Wan Teases New Image from ‘Annabelle Comes Home’ New Fighter Cole Turner Leads ‘Mortal Kombat’ Reboot; First Character Story Details Revealed Simon McQuoid Directing ‘Mortal Kombat’, James Wan to Produce Composer Charlie Clouser Will Return To Score ‘Saw: Legacy’ Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Advertisement Facebook Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD1 day ago ‘Howling III: The Marsupials’ Howls on (UK) Blu-Ray This October News1 day ago Tom Atkins Would “Love” a Cameo in ‘Halloween Ends’ and ‘Halloween Kills’ News2 days ago ‘Halloween: Kills’ is Set to Begin Filming in Three Weeks Editorials4 days ago Cannibal Holocaust: Who Are The Real Cannibals? News5 days ago [Trailer] John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ Returns to Theaters This Fall! News5 days ago [Trailer] John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ Returns to Theaters This Fall! Blu-Ray & DVD3 weeks ago Arrow Video Releasing Epic Limited Edition of Clive Barker’s ‘NightBreed’ on (UK) Blu-Ray News4 weeks ago David Gordon Green Talks ‘Halloween Kills’ and ‘Halloween Ends’ Saga Conclusion News4 weeks ago New ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Trailer Awakens the Jangly Man Blu-Ray & DVD3 weeks ago Arrow Video Unleashing Must-Have ‘An American Werewolf in London’ Limited Edition Blu-Ray News5 days ago [Trailer] John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ Returns to Theaters This Fall! News2 weeks ago Shudder’s “Creepshow” Series to Get Its Own Maze at Universal Studios Hollywood News4 weeks ago [Trailer] Woody Harrelson and Crew Battle the Undead in ‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ News4 weeks ago New ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Trailer Awakens the Jangly Man News1 month ago Shudder Presents the Monster-Filled Trailer for Greg Nicotero’s “Creepshow” TV Series! Trending Editorials3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!