This April, one of the films that have become the most anticipated of 2021 hits theaters. Mortal Kombat released its first trailer in February, demonstrating a brutality and viscerality worthy of the long-lived video game franchise. Initially, Warner set the film’s release date on April 16th, when the film would hit theaters and HBO Max in the United States and in theaters almost all over the world. However, that has changed just two weeks after the movie came out.
As collected Deadline, Warner Bros. has moved the release date of Mortal Kombat a week, setting it in the April 23 in the United States. At the moment we do not know if this delay will also affect its premiere in Spain, where the official Warner website continues to reflect April 16 at this time.
The reason for the delay of Mortal Kombat is to give a little more space to Godzilla vs Kong, which hits US theaters tomorrow and HBO Max. The film debuted last Friday in the international market and has had a worthy opening weekend, to be in the middle of a pandemic, of course.
Mortal Kombat will bring back to the big screen some of the great characters of the video game franchise created by Midway games. The advances of the film and the statements of its protagonists and screenwriter have made it clear that it will not be a film for sensitive stomachs. The presence of “fatalities“In the film, he guarantees extreme violence and gushing blood, as every self-respecting Mortal Kombat fan should expect.
Do you think that the delay in the premiere of Mortal Kombat in the United States will also affect its premiere in Spain?