News James Wan Produced ‘Mortal Kombat’ Movie Begins Filming in Australia Published 3 months ago on September 16, 2019 By Nick Bond Share Tweet As confirmed today by screenwriter Simon McQuoid, New Line Cinema’s upcoming live-action Mortal Kombat movie has begun filming scenes in South Australia. RELATED: NEW ‘MORTAL KOMBAT’ MOVIE BEGINS FILMING IN AUSTRALIA THIS YEAR Synopsis: “A male protagonist who becomes drawn into the interdimensional tournament, and begins to realize his true potential as a result.” You can check out Russo’s tweet below. May the Elder Gods watch over us! #ITHASBEGUN pic.twitter.com/Lkovg7Glwo — Greg Russo (@WriterRusso) September 15, 2019 Mortal Kombat is a bold cinematic adventure based on the blockbuster videogame franchise. Bringing the legendary property to life on the big-screen is a team of world-renowned Australian filmmakers. As you probably already know, the project is being directed by Simon Mcquoid from a script by Greg Russo (Highwaymen), and spearheaded by producer James Wan (The Conjuring). The film stars Jessica McNamee as Sonya Blade, Josh Lawson as Kano, Lewis Tan, Joe Taslim as Sub-Zero, Ludi Lin as Liu Kang, Mehcad Brooks as Jackson ‘Jax’ Briggs, Tadanobu Asano as Raiden, Sisi Stringer as Mileena, Chin Han as Shang Tsung, and Hiroyuki Sanada as Scorpion. Mortal Kombat is set to tare up theaters on March 5th, 2021. Related Topics:James WanMortal KombatNew LineSimon McQuoid Up Next Jamie Lee Curtis Promises “Sensational” End to the ‘Halloween’ Trilogy Don't Miss 88 Films Bringing Jamie Lee Curtis Slasher ‘Terror Train’ to UK Blu-Ray This November 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 Robert Englund Gives Kevin Bacon His Approval to Play Freddy Krueger! Writer Describes ‘Mortal Kombat’ Reboot as Ultra Violent and Very Dark Comments Advertisement Facebook Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News23 hours ago Sophia Takal’s ‘Black Christmas’ Gets a Cool Retro Horror Poster Blu-Ray & DVD1 day ago Shameless Films Releasing Lucio Fulci’s ‘The Beyond’ on Special Edition Blu-Ray With New 2K Scan News2 days ago [Trailer[ Writer/Director Paula Leite’s ‘Inner Ghosts’ Communicates With the Dead News2 days ago Prime 1 Studio Unveils 42 Inch Statue of Michael Myers from John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago Eureka Entertainment Releasing Joe Begos’s ‘Bliss’ on Limited Edition Blu-Ray in the UK News3 weeks ago Rumour: Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, and David Arquette Returning for New ‘Scream’ Movie? News4 weeks ago Jamie Lee Curtis Says Fans Will Go “Bonkers” Over Kyle Richards In ‘Halloween Kills’ News3 weeks ago Jamie Lee Curtis Continues to Praise Kyle Richards in ‘Halloween Kills’: “She Gets Down and Dirty” News4 weeks ago Check Out Original ‘Halloween’ Star Sandy Johnson’s Instagram, Dedicated to Michael Myers News1 week ago Robert Longstreet Says ‘Halloween Kills’ is Nasty and Terrifying News2 days ago [Trailer[ Writer/Director Paula Leite’s ‘Inner Ghosts’ Communicates With the Dead News4 days ago ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Trailer Introduces the Classic Ecto 1 to Egon’s Grandkids News2 weeks ago Todd McFarlane’s ‘Spawn’ Movie Finds New Writer-Director News3 weeks ago Jamie Lee Curtis Continues to Praise Kyle Richards in ‘Halloween Kills’: “She Gets Down and Dirty” News4 weeks ago [Trailer] ‘Phantasm’ Star A. Michael Baldwin Must Face Brutal Killer in ‘PickAxe’ Trending Editorials4 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News3 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News3 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD3 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News3 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News3 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News3 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News3 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!