A Mortal Kombat sequel is reportedly within the works, however the query of who will go back nonetheless lingers.
Hiroyuki Sanada, who performed Hanzo Hasashi (a.okay.a. Scorpion) within the 2021 movie, isn’t positive if he’ll play the undead warrior once more.
“I’m hoping so,” he informed IGN throughout a press junket for John Wick: Chapter 4.
Sanada’s John Wick 4 co-star Shamier Anderson additionally chimed in, “I’m hoping so, too,” he mentioned. “Come on, are you kidding me? He’s the person.”
The 2 actors then uttered Scorpion’s iconic line: “Recover from right here!”
In January 2022, Deadline reported that New Line is transferring ahead with Mortal Kombat 2, with Jeremy Slater set to jot down the sequel. Simon McQuoid, who helmed the primary movie, may also go back to direct.
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Sanada in the past informed ComicBook.com about his uncertainty of reprising his position as Scorpion.
“I do not know, I didn’t pay attention anything else formally but,” Sanada mentioned. “However, I’m hoping they’ll make a Scorpion phase, and I can get to mention ‘Recover from right here!’ once more.”
At the horizon, Sanada stars within the fourth installment of the John Wick franchise as Shimazu, the Continental Resort supervisor in Osaka.
John Wick: Bankruptcy 4 premieres in theaters on Would possibly 27.
Michaela Zee is a contract information creator for IGN. You’ll be able to practice her on Twitter at @michaelakzee.