Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms Announced for August Release

Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge had some brutal and bloody fighting, and seeing the origin of the rivalry between Scorpion and Sub-Zero in an animated film was a treat. The film was loosely adapted from the video game, and we had Scorpion saving Liu Kang from defeat at the hands of Goro. Today, a sequel has been announced along with its release date. Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms is produced by Warner Bros. Animation in coordination with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios.

Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms will be released on Digital, Blu-ray, and 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack on August 31, 2021.

The Blu-ray will include a Blu-ray disc and a digital version of the film, retailing for $29.98. The 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack will include an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc, and a digital version of the film for $39.99.

Synopsis: Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms picks up shortly after the explosive finale of Mortal
Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge, the 2020 blockbuster hit that initiated these animated films – which are based on one of the most popular videogame franchises in history. In Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms, our team of heroes is besieged by the enemy forces of Shao Kahn – forcing Raiden and his group of warriors into a deal to compete in a final Mortal Kombat that will determine the fate of the realms. Now our heroes must travel to Outworld in order to defend Earthrealm and, simultaneously, Scorpion must find the ancient Kamidogu before it’s used to resurrect the One Being – which would mean certain destruction of all things in the universe. Time is short and the stakes are high in this action-packed continuation of the Mortal Kombat journey.

Joel McHale (Community, Stargirl) and Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter, Batman: Gotham by Gaslight) return to voice Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade, respectively. Also returning for the sequel are Jordan Rodrigues (Lady Bird, The Fosters) as Liu Kang, Patrick Seitz (Mortal Kombat X, Aggretsuko, Naruto: Shippuden) as Scorpion & Hanzo Hasashi, Artt Butler (Her, Star Wars: The Clone Wars) as Shang Tsung & Cyrax, Robin Atkin Downes (The Strain, Batman: The Killing Joke) as Shinnok & Reiko, Dave B. Mitchell (Mortal Kombat 11, Call of Duty franchise) as Raiden, Kintaro & Sektor; Ikè Amadi (Mass Effect 3, Mortal Kombat 11) as Jax Briggs & One Being, Grey Griffin (The Loud House, Young Justice, Scooby-Doo franchise) as Kitana, Satoshi Hasashi & Mileena; and Fred Tatasciore (Robot Chicken, Family Guy) as Shao Kahn.

Joining Mortal Kombat Legends are Matthew Mercer (Critical Role, Justice Society: World War II) as Stryker & Smoke, Bayardo De Murguia (Tiny Pretty Things) as Sub-Zero/Kuai Liang, Matt Yang King (Mortal Kombat 11 video game, Justice League vs. The Fatal Five) as Kung Lao, Paul Nakauchi (Carmen Sandiego, Overwatch) as Lin Kuei Grandmaster, Emily O’Brien (Days of Our Lives, Constantine: City of Demons) as Jade, and Debra Wilson (World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, MADtv) as D’Vorah.

Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms is directed by Ethan Spaulding (Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge, Batman: Assault on Arkham) from a script by Jeremy Adams (Supernatural, Justice Society: World War II) and based on the videogame created by Ed Boon and John Tobias. Rick Morales (Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, Batman vs. Two-Face) is Producer. Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham by Gaslight) is Producer. Executive Producer is Sam Register. Ed Boon (NetherRealm Studios) is Creative Consultant.

Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms Special Features

Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital

● The God and the Dragon: Battling for Earthrealm (Featurette) – Go behind the scenes and inside the creative process of bringing Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms to action-packed life on screen.
● Voices of Kombat (Featurette) – Join Joel McHale, Jennifer Carpenter, and the cast as they detail the process of creating unique and compelling voices for the larger-than-life characters in the film.
● Kombat Gags: Gag Reel (Featurette) – Step inside the VO booth with the cast of the film for all of the flubbed lines and outrageously improvised lines from the cutting room floor.
● Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms Audio Commentary (Audio Only) – Producer Rick Morales and Screenwriter Jeremy Adams take the audience inside the art of writing and animating the film in this feature length audio commentary.

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