I can’t believe it.. Daft Punk’s calling it quits. Has it really been nearly 30 years? Daft Punk released a video today called “Epilogue”, showcasing the pair in the desert. One flips a switch on the other’s back, who walks away and then later explodes….
Way back in 1995, Paul W. S. Anderson made his big break with the original Mortal Kombat film. 25 years is high time for an update. Produced by James Wan, this Mortal Kombat seems to be a little stronger with the story it’s sharing. So far, I’m liking the cast here. The Raid‘s Joe Taslim as Sub-Zero, Hiroyuki Sanada (Avengers: Endgame, The Wolverine) as Scorpion, True Blood’s Mechad Brooks as Jax, and those are just the names I recognize. I’m just happy they added Kung Lao to the mix. I’m hoping there will be more fighting action in this version, and a great soundtrack to boot.
Directed by newcomer Simon McQuoid, Mortal Kombat’s release date is set for later this year, and since it’s a Warner Bros. Picture, there’s a good chance HBO Max may get it early as well.