The ‘Mortal Kombat’ reboot trailer was so acclaimed that it broke a new record among adult trailers.
According to Deadline, the video was watched by 116 million internet users in its first week, making it the largest audience for a Red Band trailer of all time, surpassing the trailer mark. ” Logan ” and “ Deadpool 2 ”.
To celebrate, Lews Tan, the interpreter of Cole Young, took to Twitter to thank fans and also made a point of remembering that he was also in “ Deadpool 2 ”.
“When you find out that your film broke the historic Red Band trailer record that was set by your other film (‘Deadpool 2’). I love you. I cry a lot.
When you find out that your movie broke the all-time Red Band trailer record set by Your Other Movie and Your Broccoli Bite. Love you guys 😭❤️ @wbpictures #MortalKombatMovie @DEADLINE pic.twitter.com/CM4QxGEE3a
– Lewis Tan (@TheLewisTan) February 26, 2021
Recalling that the trailer for the film directed by Simon McQuoid was also a trending topic in 52 markets on YouTube and 28 markets on Twitter.
The video has always been approved 98% by the public.
On his official Twitter, star Ludi Lin posted a video with the cast’s reaction
Here it is, the Mortal Kombat Trailer Kast Reaction, with love Enjoy! # MortalKombatMovie @ Todd_Garner @TheLewisTan @TheChinHan @jessica_mcnamee @themaxhuang @asano_tadanobu @Joe_Taslim @MehcadBrooks pic.twitter.com/RrZyhGpW4v
– LudiLin (@ludi_lin) February 21, 2021
The film hits theaters in Brazil on April 15.
In the United States, the film will be released simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max the next day, April 16.
Simon McQuoid (“Premonition 5”) is responsible for the staging.
MMA fighter Cole Young, used to being beaten for money, ignores his heritage – or because Outworld Emperor Shang Tsung sent his best warrior, Sub-Zero, a Cryomancer from another world , to chase Cole. Fearing for the safety of his family, Cole sets out to find Sonya Blade and Jax, a special forces major who carries the same strange dragon that Cole was born with. Soon he finds himself in the temple of Lord Raiden, an ancient God and protector of Earthrealm, who grants sanctuary to those who bear the mark. Here, Cole trains with seasoned warriors Liu Kang, Kung Lao, and devious mercenary Kano, as he prepares to take on Earth’s greatest champions against enemies of Outworld in a high-risk battle across the universe. But will Cole be under enough pressure to unlock his arcane – the immense power in his soul – in time to not only save his family, but also stop Outworld once and for all?
The cast includes Joe Taslim (Sub Zero), Ludi Lin (Liu Kang), Jessica McNamee (Sonya Blade), Mehcad Brroks (Jax) Josh Lawson (Kano), Chin Han (Shang Tsung), Hiroyuki Sanada (Scorpion), Tadanobu Asano (Raiden), Sisi Stringer (Mileena).
The new feature will be for over 18 years, with the promise of a lot of violence and death.
Released in 1995, the first adaptation of “Mortal Kombat” had a budget of $ 18 million and grossed $ 122.1 million at the global box office. The sequel, “Mortal Kombat – Annihilation,” cost $ 30 million, but only raised $ 51.3 million worldwide. Both have been slaughtered by critics.
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