News James Wan Produced ‘Mortal Kombat’ Movie Begins Filming in Australia Published 6 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 tear 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 ‘The Conjuring 3’ May Not Be What You’re Expecting Simon McQuoid Wants to Build ‘Mortal Kombat’ Movie Universe, Says Liu Kang Actor Ludi Lin Simon McQuoid’s Live-Action ‘Mortal Kombat’ Movie Moved to January 2021 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’ Comments Advertisement Facebook Featured Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UoSqJFMS-A&t=20s Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD17 hours ago Tobe Hooper’s ‘Salem’s Lot’ Getting Region Free Blu-Ray in the UK This May News18 hours ago ’28 Weeks Later’ Actress Imogen Poots Would Love to Return for ’28 Months Later’ Sequel News2 days ago [Trailer] ‘Gremlins’ Star Zach Galligan Takes on Dolls, Clowns and Leprechauns in ‘Evil Little Things’ News3 days ago How ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Can Be Scarier Than the Original According to Director John Krasinski News4 days ago UK Release Date for Rose Glass’s ‘Saint Maud’ Has Been Postponed News4 weeks ago ‘Halloween Ends’ Will Begin Filming in the Next Three to Four Months News3 weeks ago [Video] New Footage from the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ Shows Michael Myers Walking the Streets News3 weeks ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Trailer Arriving in June? Possible World Premiere at TIFF This September News3 weeks ago Director Damien Leone Promises That ‘Terrifier 2’ is Going to “Blow Your Fucking Minds” News4 weeks ago ‘Candyman’ Director Nia DaCosta Teases Tony Todd’s Return News2 days ago [Trailer] ‘Gremlins’ Star Zach Galligan Takes on Dolls, Clowns and Leprechauns in ‘Evil Little Things’ News3 weeks ago [Video] New Footage from the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ Shows Michael Myers Walking the Streets News4 weeks ago [Trailer] Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ Dares You to Repeat His Name Five Times News1 month ago Poster and Teaser Trailer Arrives for Director Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ Reboot News2 months ago [Trailer] Eric Dean Hordes’ Throwback Horror ‘Trolls World’ Brings Back ‘Troll 2’ Actor George Hardy 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!