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Josh Lawson Didn’t Expect His Best Reviews to Come from Mortal Kombat

The 2021 Mortal Kombat film was comparatively divisive, however many appeared to come a consensus that Josh Lawson’s Kano stole the present. In an upcoming interview for Long Story Short, the comedy he wrote and directed that’s slated to come out on July 2, he informed ComingSoon that he not solely appreciated the sort phrases, but in addition that he wasn’t anticipating the perfect opinions of his career to come from his portrayal because the foul-mouthed Black Dragon chief.

When prompted concerning the reward, Lawson made it clear how shocked he was.


“Look, I can say with a hand on my heart they’re probably the best reviews I’ve ever received in my career [laughs] for Mortal Kombat, which I can promise you, it was not what I as expecting,” Lawson stated. “Not that I thought I was bad in it, I just didn’t think anyone would notice. I’m very, very pleased that people responded to Kano.”

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Lawson additionally poked enjoyable at himself in an sincere means, overtly saying that typically the movies he’s in aren’t vital darlings. Thus, the constructive reception to Kano was a “lovely change.”

“I’ll be honest, most of the time I’m used to terrible reviews of my career for the most part,” Lawson admitted. “So to get some positive reviews has been a lovely change. It’s been nice to feel like the work was appreciated.”

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Fans confirmed that appreciation all around the web and a few even sent it directly to Lawson. The sport’s subreddit has quite a lot of posts concerning the movie’s Kano, with the most popular thread having over 4,900 upvotes. Some of the accolades got here at the price of the film, as more disappointed viewers noticed him as one of many few good components of it.


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