I.C.Y.M.I.: 'Mortal Kombat' (2021) Trailer Released
Greetings, fellow pop culture aficionados, and welcome to week 47 of ourI.C.Y.M.I.(In Case You Missed It) blog series, where we recap a handful of trending tidbits from the past week(s) in popular culture, in case you missed them.
The first trailer for Mortal Kombat (2021) has arrived. Set to premiere April 16 on HBO Max, the latest film screen adaptation of the classic video game franchise looks to feature a similar plot as the '90s Mortal Kombat movie, with a couple twists.
Produced by James Wan, we see that Mortal Kombat (2021) highlights franchise favorites like Sub-Zero (Joe Taslim), Liu Kang (Ludi Lin), Kung Lao (Max Huang), Mileena (Sisi Stringer), Scorpion (Hiroyuki Sanada), Raiden (Tadanobu Asano), Sonya Blade (Jessica McNamee), Jax (Mehcad Brooks), and Kano (Josh Lawson), while also introducing a new character named Cole (Lewis Tan), an MMA fighter recruited to help save the world via fights to the death in an intergalactic tournament of ancient martial arts.
And if you're one for Mortal Kombat's signature fatalities, check out the official restricted trailer, which contains some extended fight scenes featuring juuust a bit more gore (OK, a lot more gore).
Our latest MoPOP Movie Review from museum staff highlights Black Panther, breaking down the museum scene from the 2018 film.
For Founders Award fanatics, we shared unreleased footage from this past December's museum benefit honoring Alice In Chains that features Kim Thayil and Shaina Shepherd performing "What the Hell Have I" by the Seattle band.
Now that we've filled you in on a few things, what do you feel we failed to mention? Let us know in the comments, or hit us up with a suggestion on social media. We'll look to include your ideas in our next edition ofI.C.Y.M.I.