MORTAL KOMBAT LEGENDS: SCORPION’S REVENGE Will Be Rated R, Ed Boon Has Officially Announced
Mechanic: Bartosz Sobczak
You can officially forget about watching the upcoming Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge animated movie with your kids — as Co-Creator of Mortal Kombat Ed Boon has announced on Twitter that the flick will be rated R.
In case you're not familiar with the American movie rating system, the R stands for "Restricted" — which means that a movie with said rating "contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them."
Practically speaking, an R-rated movie usually features "strong language and violence, nudity for sexual purposes, and drug abuse" — content appropriate only for adult audiences over the age of 17.
Given that we're talking about a movie based on Mortal Kombat, the news shouldn't be too surprising.
Boon's recent revelations will definitively make fans of the video game series happy — as the R rating gives hope that Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge will feature some gruesome animated fatalities.
Scorpion's Revenge will debut in 2020; directed by Ethan Spaulding (Batman: Assault on Arkham, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis), with the script written by Jeremy Adams (Supernatural, Young Justice).
What do all these films have in common?— Ed Boon (@noobde) January 24, 2020
- Joker Movie
- Killing Joke animated film
- Mortal Kombat animated film pic.twitter.com/t3XpnwFuJe
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bartosz Sobczak - Owner, Editor-in-Chief
Lawyer by day, video game reporter by night. Long-time fan of the Mass Effect, Age of Empires, Prince of Persia, BioShock — especially the second one — and Splinter Cell series (who still believes that the best is yet to come). Tries his hardest to shine a new light on the Polish game-development scene. Gameplay Mechanix is his biggest passion project to date. Often listens to old episodes of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson while writing. Privately a cat person.
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