Caity Lotz has revealed that the title of the Legends of Tomorrow episode she will direct gives a nod to Mortal Kombat.
The CW’s Legends of Tomorrow is set to return for its fifth season in January and actress Caity Lotz will reprise her role as team captain Sara Lance/White Canary. However, Caity Lotz will also take on directorial duties for the fifth episode of Legends of Tomorrow season 5 and today she revealed the title of her entry references the Mortal Kombat franchise.
In a post on her official Twitter account, Caity Lotz revealed that the fifth episode of the season will be titled “Mortal Kahnbat” and thanked the creative team behind Legends of Tomorrow for the opportunity to helm an entry in the series. Of course, fans are suspecting the episode titled is also referencing Genghis Kahn, the founder and the emperor of the Mongol Empire who has been referenced several times on Legends of Tomorrow.
Check out the post from Legends of Tomorrow star Caity Lotz below!
MORTAL KAHNBAT!!!!! 👊Today is the first day of Production for the first episode of television I will direct. Can't even begin to express my gratitude to Phil and the Legends writers, Greg Berlanti, CW and Warner Brothers for this opportunity. Now let's go do this!!! pic.twitter.com/qsD1jlOjDX
— Caity Lotz (@caitylotz) August 29, 2019
The Mortal Kombat franchise launched with the first video game in 1992 and has since expanded to include several sequels. A feature film reboot is currently slated for March 5, 2021, release.
The video game was first adapted into a Mortal Kombat feature film directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. The film earned a worldwide total of $122 million and is widely regarded as one of the better video game adaptations.
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Legends of Tomorrow stars Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer / Atom, Caity Lotz as Sara Lance / White Canary, Maisie Richardson-Sellers as Charlie, Tala Ashe as Zari Tomaz, Jes Macallan as Ava Sharpe, Courtney Ford as Nora Darhk, Ramona Young as Mona Wu, Nick Zano as Nate Heywood / Steel, Dominic Purcell as Mick Rory / Heat Wave, Matt Ryan as John Constantine, and Olivia Swann as Astra Logue.
Legends of Tomorrow season 5 will premiere in January 2020 on The CW. Stay tuned for the latest news from the Arrowverse!
Source: Caity Lotz
DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters
Along with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.
In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.
You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".
Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.
Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.
Here is the synopsis for the show:
“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”
Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.