The sequel to Mortal Kombat, the 2021 film adaptation of the fighting game franchise, is on the way, According to a new report from Deadline. New Line has hired Jeremy Slater, the lead writer of the upcoming Marvel TV series Moon Knight, to write the project.
The 2021 film made the bold choice of having an original character as the lead, similar to Alice in Milla Jovovich’s Resident Evil series. Cole Young joins cast of Mortal Kombat to help Earthrealm fight the villains of Outworld. Mortal Kombat released in April to relative acclaim; it became one of the top feature films on HBO Max. Film directed by Simon McQuoid and written by Greg Russo. Russo originally planned to create a Mortal Kombat trilogy, and There are many hints and clues about potential plots hidden in the first movie.
The end of the first film sees Cole deciding to recruit more warriors by heading to Hollywood, where he will likely encounter series veteran Johnny Cage, who was conspicuously absent from the first film. We’ll likely see a sequel deal with these new characters, as well as a few more brutal deaths.
https://www.polygon.com/22902899/mortal-kombat-movie-sequel-announcement-details Mortal Kombat movie looking for a sequel, Moon Knight writes the script