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News Shotgun 6/19/21

June 19, 2021

Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge is getting a sequel, Manifest and Clarice are canceled, John Wick 4 gets another awesome cast member, the Gaston prequel series is greenlit on Disney+, Near Dark may be getting a 4K restoration and more in this week’s News Shotgun.

Review: Army of the Dead

May 24, 2021

Dave Bautista leads a heist crew into zombie infested Las Vegas to try and rob a fortune abandoned in a casino vault before the city is wiped out by a nuke in Zack Sndyer’s return to the zombie genre, Army of the Dead.

Review: Mortal Kombat

April 26, 2021

It’s been almost 25 years but Mortal Kombat is finally back on the big screen, and at home on HBO Max, with the new R rated movie as MMA fighter Cole Young gets dragged into the conflict between Earth and Outworld due to a mysterious birthmark that designates him as one of Earth’s champions in the next Mortal Kombat tournament.

A New Tournament Begins in April with Mortal Kombat (Trailer)

February 18, 2021

Arriving on HBO Max and in theaters in April, Mortal Kombat returns to live-action with an R rated reboot starring Lewis Tan, Joe Taslim, Jessica McNamee, Mehcad Brooks, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ludi Lin, Max Huang and more as the best warriors of Earthrealm battle for the fate of the planet against the supernatural warriors of Outworld.

Action Hero of the Week: Kai

September 11, 2019

A half-Japanese, half-English outcast, Kai was adopted by the benevolent Lord Asano and joins 46 other ronin on a mission of vengeance when an evil lord usurps the throne and casts them out.