"Part of me still can't believe we have Arnold," Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boone tweeted after it was revealed that the Terminator would be coming into play. However, sources confirm for THR that the actor is not involved in the project.
On Wednesday, NetherRealm Studios debuted a trailer, introducing new characters to its fighting game, Mortal Kombat 1
On Thursday, Mortal Kombat creator Ed Bone took to Twitter to share his own excitement with the message. "Part of me still can't believe we have Arnold," he tweeted . Many have accepted Boone's tweet to mean that Schwarzenegger would express his role in the game. The problem: he is not.
A well-known source tells the Hollywood reporter that Mortal Kombat 11 will not include Schwarzenegger, who casts the role he made famous, even though the version in the play makes a naked likeness to the actor. Instead, an acoustic voice actor was used. Warner Bros. The game-producing Interactive also confirmed that Schwarzenegger did not cast the role.
Schwarzenegger's voice has been used in video games before, in game titles for Terminator 2 and Terminator 3 in 1991 and 2003.
Franchise Mortal Kombat which first launched in 1992, has long been discussed for its violent content. This was one of the main titles that led to the founding of the ESRB, the video game rating board, in 1994.
As governor of California, Schwarzenegger signed and repeatedly supported a bill restricting the sale and rental of violent video games to minors. In 2014, promoting the movie Sabotage Schwarzenegger says, "The video games our kids play are much, much more violent than anything in this movie."