The “Mortal Kombat” franchise has returned to the cinema with force, and the film that premiered on April 16 has managed to raise more than 50 million dollars, in addition to the 3.8 million views it had in its first weekend in the HBO catalog, thus surpassing works such as “Wonder Woman 1984”, “Godzilla” vs Kong “and” Zack Snyder’s Justice League “.
After this resounding success, HBO does not rule out producing new content from the “Mortal Kombat” universe, be it new movies or series for its catalog. For now, fans of the franchise will have to wait to see new content, but to satisfy their desire for more “Mortal Kombat” HBO has rescued a legendary series from the franchise and will now bring it on stream. This is “Mortal Kombat: Conquest”, a strange work from the late 90s that only lasted 22 episodes and is now returning thanks to HBO.
The series was produced by Threshold Entertainment, the studio that also made the ’90s “Mortal Kombat” movies. The history of this television show takes place hundreds of years before the events of the first film of the saga in 1995 and was carried out by Paolo Montalbán, who enthusiastically announced the return of the series on his Twitter account. After the failure of “Mortal Kombat: Annihilation”, the second film in the franchise, the series had to try to take flight, but did not succeed and was canceled after only one season, which made the cinematic universe of “Mortal Kombat” disappeared for a while.
Now “Mortal Kombat” has returned to the top thanks to its latest installment and fans of the saga are enthusiastic, so HBO has rescued this curious work that will make the most nostalgic enjoy it again and new followers know more about this universe that everything indicates that it intends to continue expanding with new films and series. At the moment it is in HBO Max where you can enjoy “Mortal Kombat: Conquest”, but very soon it will end up coming to HBO Spain so that we can all relive this mythical work.