Simon McQuoid is a former commercial director who was won over by Greg Russo’s Mortal Kombat script. However, he wasn’t sold on directing a video game film — at first. As he recalls telling his agent: “The first movie out, I think it shouldn’t be a video game.” Clearly, that didn’t age well.
The only thing worse than the cold is when you’re stuck in the middle of it waiting for a bus. So to make the experience a little less awful, Duracell turned a bus shelter in Montreal into a giant battery that powered a set of warmth-providing heaters.