RUMOR - New wave of details on the Mortal Kombat movie reboot

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The Mortal Kombat movie reboot rumors have been circling the internet for quite some time now. While we wait for official confirmation on any of these details, yet another wave of rumored info has come out. Check out the latest supposed inside inf below.

- looking to begin shooting in Australia this Summer
- looks to introduce a new character to the franchise and bring back favorites
- Simon Mcquoid will direct
- completed script submitted by Greg Russo
- Joel Edgerton is the top choice to play the role of Kano'
- reboot will center around a washed-up boxer (Cole Turner) who is recruited to help protect Earth (and his daughter)
- he must join forces with a team of fighters that are locked in an eternal battle with killers from another dimension
- supposed updated character list includes:

COLE TURNER – A washed up boxer that still puts up a good fight. He loves his daughter Emily and will do anything to protect her. He is recruited to fight in Mortal Kombat and turns out to have a mysterious upbringing.

EMILY – Cole’s 12-year-old daughter who is already a skilled boxing trainer. She proves to be tougher than she looks.

KANO – The large, rugged Australian ex-special forces turned merc-for-hire wanted by Interpol for arms dealing and drug running. He’s killed a lot of people yet still has a goofy attitude.

LORD RAIDEN – The Thunder God leader of the humankind’s contestants in Mortal Kombat. He oversees their training for the tournament.

SONYA BLADE – The tough blonde dressed in military gear and ready to become a stronger champion.

JACKSON “JAX” BRIDGES – With “Arms like cannons” he recruits Cole to the Mortal Kombat tournament.

LIU KANG – A Shaolin warrior from the White Lotus society that has the ability to throw fireballs.

KUNG LAO – A stoic warrior monk who throws his hat like a deadly frisbee.

SUB-ZER0 – The ice ninja with deadly eyes hidden behind a gruesome mask.

MILEENA – The female Outworld assassin dressed in leather armor and wielding deadly sais.

SHANG TSUNG – The ageless Outworld general that oversees the tournament and it’s fighters.


"Jackson 'Jax' Bridges"

There's no need to have it star an original character. Sonya Blade, Jax and Lui Kang would make excellent protagonists.

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