Director “Aquamena” will be the producer of the new film Mortal Kombat

Filming for the Mortal Kombat movie is set to begin in Adelaide, Australia, later this year. Preliminary

preparations will begin this month.

What is known

Director of the films "Aquaman" and "Fast and the Furious 7" JamesVan will be the producer of the film, and Simon McQuid will take a place in the director's chair. McQuid already has some experience with game-related projects. He shot a funny PS3 ad featuring famous PlayStation characters a few years ago.

Inspired by two previous films:1995's Mortal Kombat and 1997's Mortal Kombat Annihilation. South Australian Premier Steven Marshall said it would be the largest film production in the state's history.