Rebooting Mortal Kombat with an emphasis on violent, graphic combat scenes akin to the popular video game series was a big hit last year. Mortal Kombat 2  has just been announced by the production studio, and the first teaser was posted on Twitter.

Jeremy Slater will be writing the feature-length picture, according to Deadline. Among his most notable works are Umbrella Academy, The Exorcist, and Moon Knight, a Marvel series that will be on Disney+ and has already broken records in popularity. Clearly, he’s an author who can write works that are just as dark as the mainstream.

Dwayne “Shao Kahn” Johnson?

A rumor has surfaced in conjunction with the announcement of Mortal Kombat 2. What if Dwayne Johnson took on the role of the merciless Shao Kahn? The Hollywood star recently revealed to Men’s Journal that he will soon be taking part in a new video game film adaptation.

“I can’t tell you which game, in particular, we’re doing, but there will be an announcement this year. We’re going to bring one of the biggest, most badass games to the screen—one that I’ve played for years. I’m really excited to bring it to fans around the world. Of course, we’re going to do right by our gamer friends—but really we’re just going to make a great movie.”
– Dwayne Johnson

Just a little bit of information was enough to start the fire. BossLogic, a well-known artist, has also shared a picture of the villain masquerading as The Rock on Twitter.

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