Ghana's Mortal Kombat Movie Looks Amazing

Remember that Predator movie that came out of Ghana’s Kumawood scene a few years back? Now there’s a flick based on Mortal Kombat.

That’s one hell of a trailer. There are drones! And martial arts! Even some pretty good costumes.

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Before you start wondering what the fuck is going on here, know that Kumawood movies are supposed to look like this. As local site OMGVoice explain, they’re shot for almost no cash, with scripts that actors basically improvise on the spot, and with a heavy emphasis on being funny. Imagine somewhere between a Sweded flick and a YouTube web series.

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