Sony has a brand-new science-fiction movie in the works and Mortal Kombat filmmaker, Simon McQuoid, is set to direct, according to Due date. The upcoming sci-fi movie, Omega, will be a joint item from Sony and Mandalay Pictures.

Embed in rural Texas, Omega follows the story of a girl who “gets more than she bargained for” after assisting a complete stranger. She discovers herself lost in a dark world with ancient origins as she ranges from hit man. All the while, the female needs to “master her burgeoning skills and discover who she really is.”

McQuoid is an Australian filmmaker who is mainly understood for directing the reboot movie for the Mortal Kombat franchise launched in 2021. The movie starred Lewis Tan and Jessica McNamee, to name a few fantastic cast members, and received reasonable evaluations upon its release. Prior to his function directorial launching, McQuoid had a prolonged profession in directing commercials and a 2014 short movie The Night Economy. With his diverse background, it will be fascinating to see what he gives the table for this brand-new sci-fi movie.

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Mandalay Pictures’ Jason Michael Berman and Jordan Moldo are connected to the task as executive manufacturers. Columbia Pictures and Sony agents, Peter Kang and Alex Rosario, will manage the production. The scriptwriter for the movie will be Blair Butler, understood for scary movies such as the supernatural scary movie, Polaroid, and the slasher movie Hell Fest. Butler likewise acted as manufacturer on the Hulu series, Hellstrom. Her most current composing work consists of The Bride-to-be, which will be launched by Sony’s Screen Gems this August.

Mandalay Pictures likewise has another cooperation with Sony Pictures presently in the works; Heart of Lion, a movie about George Supervisor, is set to star Khris Davis, Forest Whitaker, and Sullivan Jones. George Tillman Jr. is set to direct. The business likewise has a Nike Drama focusing on previous Nike’s recruitment of Michael Jordan in pre-production, with Ben Affleck starring and directing; Matt Damon is likewise set to star in the task. Needless to state, both production business are giants behind top-notch productions. Omega definitely has high expectations ahead of it.

No word on Omegas casting yet; nevertheless, what is understood of the plot is extremely appealing up until now. With the director behind Mortal Kombat, and the abilities of the innovative writer behind a slasher movie staple like Hell Fest, Omega will likely discover itself on lots of to-watch lists.