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"Mortal Kombat 2" Sets October 2025 Release Date

Wed 15 May 2024 | 03:55 PM
Yara Sameh

New Line Cinema’s "Mortal Kombat 2" will hit cinemas on October 24, 2025, in an IMAX release.

The sequel, first announced in January 2022, will be written by Jeremy Slater, best known for the Disney Plus Marvel series “Moon Knight.” Simon McQuoid, who directed “Mortal Kombat,” returns to direct the follow-up.

Karl Urban, Adeline Rudolph, Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson, Tadanobu Asano, Mehcad Brooks, Ludi Lin, Damon Herriman, Tati Gabrielle and Martyn Ford star, with Chin Han, Joe Taslim and Hiroyuki Sanada. 

Todd Garner, James Wan, Simon McQuoid, E. Bennett Walsh and Toby Emmerich are producing.

The first “Mortal Kombat,” a martial arts-inspired adaptation of the popular video game created by Ed Boon and John Tobias, opened in theaters and on HBO Max in April 2021, earning $42 million domestically and $83 million worldwide.