Todd Garner will be another producer on the film and the screenplay is being handled by the longtime gamer Greg Russo.
South Australia's Premier, Steven Marshall, announced the new, adding that it would be the largest film production in the region's history. In terms of a timeline, pre-production is tipped to begin later this month.
Producer James Wan (Aquaman, The Conjuring films) is on board the film, which will be the feature directorial debut of award-winning commercial filmmaker Simon McQuoid.
The production is set to create somewhere around 580 jobs with 1,500 local extras required for the movie, and will provide a financial boost of around $70 million to the local economy.
In the meantime, though you can play Mortal Kombat 11 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC to satisfy all your fatality needs and desires.
"The state government's investment in Mortal Kombat will enhance the scope and reach of our porudction and post-production capabilities, bringing in the promise of fantastic new jobs for the local film industry". What's also interesting is that thanks to the details that Variety has reported on the project, it sounds like the film will be the largest to ever shoot in South Australia when it finally kicks into high gear.
For years, horror master James Wan has spoken of wanting to develop a Mortal Kombat film. "It will be perfectly suited for this fantasy-action project". We need many different elements for its success and have found them all right here-the uniquely attractive landscapes, the outstanding world-class stage facilities and VFX houses, and the brilliant artists and technicians from across the film-making community.
Visual effects and post-production work will also be completed in the state.