Written by Oren Uziel (Mortal Kombat: Legacy) and Dave Callahan (The Expendables, Godzilla) — the film ‘centers around a seemingly harmless guy who realizes his potential when he finds himself caught in the middle of a cross-dimensional battle between the warriors of Earth and the monsters of Outworld. Now, in order to stop the world from total destruction, he must win the martial arts tournament known as ‘Mortal Kombat’.
Now, just reading that description just makes it sound horrible. That isn’t what Mortal Kombat is and I hope that is something that will be changed once Wan assumes full producing duties or someone just got the synopsis wrong. The first Mortal Kombat film was a lot of fun, much like the games were more hardcore then any before it, the movie was the first video game adaption that was pretty real with it’s martial art violence and a few of the fight scenes were pretty incredible. Wan signing on could be a good step towards getting a good Mortal Kombat film as long as they don’t pull a Fan4stic and create something that is completely devoid of the original content.