Warner Bros. is rebooting the Mortal Kombat franchise, and to every '90s kid's delight, they've spared nothing when it comes to violence. Based on the iconic video game, the film follows a young MMA fighter with a strange dragon marking who is recruited to defend Earth in an intergalactic battle. Sonya Blade, Kano, Jackson "Jax" Briggs, and Liu Kang are featured in the trailer, along with fan favorites Sub-Zero and Scorpion. The film will be released in theaters on HBO Max on April 16, 2021. Check out the gorific restricted trailer here.
Robots are rapidly escaping the lab and the factory to invade aspects of our lives we never thought possible — from household chores and flipping burgers to games like pool. Pool is a perfect place to showcase the power of robotics and machine learning, as evidenced by Stuff Made Here and this automatic pool stick.
One of Disney's most enigmatic villains gets her own feature film — Cruella de Vil. Starring Emma Stone as the black-and-white-haired de Vil, the film digs deep into the origins of the character in this feature-length vignette. Cruella will premiere in May 2021.
Travis Pastrana has built a reputation as one of the most extreme athletes there is. Part of the reason he's made it to where he is, is the insane backyard setup he calls Pastranaland. Just outside of Annapolis, Maryland, the massive compound is home to a series of ever-evolving tracks, ramps, and something called a viper pit to keep the motorsports icon and his friends on top of their game.