Grab the chimichangas: Mortal Kombat movie will be like Deadpool with jokes and risks

A ComicBook.com journalist spoke with Mortal Kombat screenwriter Greg Russo, asking him about the film's plot.

What have learned

According to the writer, the creators of the film know each otherwith the original source and adheres to the mood of the video game, and on the screen gamers will see real tests with the emotions of the characters. So what is happening will not make you sad.

"I mean, Mortal Kombat has always been tongue-in-cheek, whether it's the over-the-top violence or the crazy story ideas that the developers came up with," Russo said.

The screenwriter added that the team was inspired by the movie Deadpool with Ryan Reynolds. According to Russo, there is good humor in the film, but behind it there are real characters with emotions and a past.

“We really liked the mood"Deadpool". There is great humor in the film, but if you take it away, what is left are the real characters, the emotions and the risks that the characters go through... It will be fun, but also expect real characters, real characters
and real emotions,” the screenwriter added.