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  • Writer's pictureAdam Williams

Godzilla vs Kong Release Moved Forward, First Look at Mortal Kombat & More!

The highly anticipated film from Warner Brothers, Godzilla vs Kong, has had its release date pushed forward.

Warner Brothers made a shock announcement recently that they would be releasing their entire 2021 film slate on streaming service HBO Max the same day it releases in cinemas. They have now moved Adam Wingard's Godzilla vs Kong from its original May release date to March 26th 2021. They made the announcement as they released a short preview video that gave us our first look at the two iconic movie monsters going head to head as well as snippets from The Conjuring 3: The Devil Made Me Do It, James Wan's Malignant and the new adaptation of Mortal Kombat. You can check out the trailer from Warner Bros. Pictures below.

“In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity’s fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the planet collide in a spectacular battle for the ages. As Monarch embarks on a perilous mission into uncharted terrain and unearths clues to the Titans’ origins, a human conspiracy threatens to wipe the creatures, both good and bad, from the face of the earth forever.”

Mortal Kombat will be releasing 16th April 2021.

From New Line Cinema comes the explosive new cinematic adventure “Mortal Kombat,” inspired by the blockbuster video game franchise, which most recently enjoyed the most successful video game launch in its history, Mortal Kombat 11. The film is helmed by award-winning Australian commercial filmmaker Simon McQuoid, marking his feature directorial debut, and produced by James Wan, Todd Garner, McQuoid and E. Bennett Walsh.

MMA fighter Cole Young, accustomed to taking a beating for money, is unaware of his heritage—or why Outworld’s Emperor Shang Tsung has sent his best warrior, Sub-Zero, an otherworldly Cryomancer, to hunt Cole down. Fearing for his family’s safety, Cole goes in search of Sonya Blade at the direction of Jax, a Special Forces Major who bears the same strange dragon marking Cole was born with. Soon, he finds himself at the temple of Lord Raiden, an Elder God and the protector of Earthrealm, who grants sanctuary to those who bear the mark. Here, Cole trains with experienced warriors Liu Kang, Kung Lao and rogue mercenary Kano, as he prepares to stand with Earth’s greatest champions against the enemies of Outworld in a high stakes battle for the universe. But will Cole be pushed hard enough to unlock his arcana—the immense power from within his soul—in time to save not only his family, but to stop Outworld once and for all?

The Conjuring 3: The Devil Made Me Do It releases June 4th 2021.

“The Devil Made Me Do It reveals a chilling story of terror, murder and unknown evil that shocked even experienced real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. One of the most sensational cases from their files, it starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then takes them beyond anything they’d ever seen before, to mark the first time in U.S. history that a murder suspect would claim demonic possession as a defence.”

You can check out the first footage from the upcoming sequel in this Faith and Fear behind the scenes documentary Warner Bros released via YouTube- watch it below.


Malignant currently has no release date as of yet. The story and script is being kept quiet for now but the film is described as an original thriller not based on any existing IP. The cast includes Maddie Hasson, Mckenna Grace, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Abel, George Young, Ingrid Bisu, Michole Briana White and Jacqueline McKenzie.


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