Mortal Kombat 11 Ash Williams rumor refuses to stay buried

Videogames | September 3, 2020

Following recent comments from voice actor Richard Epcar, Mortal Kombat 11 fans are being given new hope that Evil Dead‘s wise-cracking hero Ash Williams will be joining the gory fighter’s roster at some point in the future.

Epcar – who portrays both thunder god Raiden and DC Comics’ Joker – re-lit the rumour fire during an online Q&A session with fans held this past weekend. “Oh, that’s right,” stated Epcar when questioned. “Bruce Campbell will be in Mortal Kombat. He’s going to be a part of the new package.” (Clip courtesy of @masterofcold.)

The Ash Williams x Mortal Kombat furor began with online whispers that the Deadite slayer was coming to MK 11 within the first wave of DLC. This rumor was backed up when “Ash” was discovered in a datamine of the PC release, (a datamine which would correctly predict the rest of MK 11‘s Kombat Pack). If this wasn’t enough, then the first teaser trailer for the Kombat Pack included the sound of a buzzing chainsaw.

Sophia Iztok


Sophia is a recent graduate from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. She is a freelance journalist based in New York City writing about everything from music to LGBTQ issues.

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