"Arnold," "Mortal Kombat" creator Ed Boon tweeted after it was revealed. However, sources confirm THR the actor is not involved in the project.
Mortal Kombat 11 (currently the best-selling title of 2019) on Wednesday, Netherrealm Studios debuted a trailer introducing . The Terminator T-800, as made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Terminator film franchise.
On Thursday, Mortal Kombat Creator Ed Boon took his own excitement over the announcement. "Arnold," he tweeted . Many took Boon's Schwarzenegger would be voicing the role in the game. The problem: he's not.
The Hollywood Reporter That Mortal Kombat 11 does not feature Schwarzenegger voicing the role he made famous, though the version in the game does bare the actor's likeness. Instead, a sound-a-like voice actor was used. Schwarzenegger's voice has been used in video games before Terminator 2 Warner Bros. Interactive, who produces the game.
and Terminator 3 in 1991 and 2003, respectively.
The Mortal Kombat franchise, which first launched in 1992, has long been debated for its violent content. It was one of the major titles that led to the founding of the ESRB, the video game industry's ratings board, in 1994.
As Governor of California, Schwarzenegger has signed and has repeatedly signed a copy of the video games to minors. In 2014, while promoting the film Sabotage Schwarzenegger said, "The video games are much more violent than anything in this movie."