The remarkable absence of Johnny Cage in Mortal Kombat the film was taken up by some devoted fans, and the film’s producer finally revealed why the iconic character was missing.
So far, we’ve seen a large number of cast characters in the upcoming fight movie: from the new addition to the roster, Cole Young (Lewis Tan) to longtime veterans of the Sonya Blade (Jessica McNamee), Sub-Zero (Joe Taslim), Liu Kang (Ludi Lin) and Scorpion (Hiroyuki Sanada), there’s a lot to love if you’re a fan of the constantly violent NetherRealm franchise.
But one of the key characters in the game series – Johnny Cage – was mysteriously missing from the project and especially missing from the Mortal Kombat movie trailer.
“We detained Johnny Cage because he is very selfish.” He’s a villain. He is funny. It’s bigger than life … and also Kano, “said producer Todd Garner during the press he caught Gamespot. “Come on, ‘Okay, we’ll only have two guys competing.’ [see who can] Am I kidding each other in this movie and ego each other? Or are you holding Johnny Cage back? “
Just because we haven’t seen an egoistic warrior yet doesn’t mean we won’t be in the future. “God will, we are able to do more.” [MK film]. Everyone is waiting for it, “concludes Garner.
The film was originally scheduled to launch in January, but was postponed indefinitely because of Warner Bros. has adapted to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Now Mortal Kombat is released in theaters and on HBO Max on April 16.