/News 25.01.21


South Australia is in the international spotlight again, with New Line Cinema releasing the first official photos from blockbuster Mortal Kombat, ahead of its Australian premiere on 22nd April, 2021 which will be followed by a US premiere on the 23rd April, 2021.

The first-look images show characters such as Liu Kang, Sonya Blade, Jax, Kano, and other favourites getting into the action in stunning South Australian locations from desert outback to lush pine forests.

(L-R) Joe Taslim as Sub-Zero/Bi-Han and Hiroyuki Sanada as Scorpion/Hanzo Hasashi in New Line Cinema’s action adventure Mortal Kombat, a Warner Bros. Picture release.
Photo by Mark Rogers

Bringing the legendary property to life on the big-screen is a team of world-renowned Australian filmmakers led by producers James Wan (Aquaman, The Conjuring films) and award-winning commercial filmmaker Simon McQuoid, who is also taking the helm in his feature directorial debut.

Todd Garner (Isn’t It Romantic, Tag) also produces, with Larry Kasanoff (Mortal Kombat, True Lies), E. Bennett Walsh (Men in Black: International, The Amazing Spider-Man 2), Michael Clear (The Nun, Lights Out), and Sean Robins (Playing with Fire, Tag) executive producing.

Mortal Kombat is set to be a super showcase of South Australia’s screen sector, highlighting the state’s capability across all areas of screen production including crew, PDV, and stunning locations.

Mehcad Brooks as Major Jackson “Jax” Briggs in New Line Cinema’s action adventure Mortal Kombat, a Warner Bros. picture release. Photo Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures

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