The long-awaited live-action reboot of the immensely popular video game Mortal Kombat
recently lost producer James Wan
. But that doesn't seem to be slowing down its progress as today we have word that not only is the reboot hoping to begin shooting in Australia this summer, but also hopes to snag Aussie actor Joel Edgerton
as Kano. Simon Mcquoid
is all set to helm this new adventure into Outworld from a screenplay written by Greg Russo
, who recently finished his newest draft.
Greg Russo talked a bit about his script recently, saying his take will "be fun" and sport "a sense of humor." He also throws out there that this new version will be a more adult Marvel
movie. Specifically, Russo says this.
"Is there really a super serious dark version of this? Yeah, I guess, but that's not Mortal Kombat
to me. Just look at Kano as an example,