New Line is getting back into a fighting stance on a sequel to Mortal Kombat, the action-adventure movie based on the blockbuster video game franchise.
According to Deadline, the studio has hired Jeremy Slater to write Mortal Kombat 2.
Slater was head writer on the Marvel/Disney+ series Moon Knight starring Ethan Hawke.
A sequel to #MortalKombat is officially in the works at New Line.
Moon Knight head writer Jeremy Slater has been hired to write the film.
— Rotten Tomatoes (@RottenTomatoes) January 26, 2022
Based on the video game phenomenon, Mortal Kombat was released simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max last April; it opened at No. 1 at the box office and quickly ranked among the top films on HBO Max since the platform launched.
Who — and what — would you like to see included in Mortal Kombat 2?