Several hours ago, we learned that Ludi Lin (Black Mirror, Aquaman) was in talks to join the live-action Mortal Kombat film, and now a new report has confirmed his role as Liu Kang. However, that may not be the most exciting part of the report, as a few other casting decisions were also revealed.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lin will be joined by Supergirl actor Mehcad Brooks, Thor: Ragnarok star Tadanobu Asano and Sisi Stringer, who will be tackling the roles of Jax, Raiden and Mileena respectively.
While plot details on the New Line film remain under wraps, the video game adaptation is expected to begin filming later this year with Simon McQuoid (MK will be his first film) in the director’s chair.
Mortal Kombat, which is based on the popular video game franchise of the same name, is currently scheduled to hit theaters on March 5, 2021 and will also star Joe Taslim (The Raid) as Sub Zero
Along with confirming Ludi Lin as Liu Kang, a new report has seemingly revealed the actors who will be portraying Raiden, Jax and Mileena in the live-action Mortal Kombat film. Hit the jump for more info.