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Mortal Kombat Movie Find His Raiden, Liu Kang, Jaks And Mileena

KyoShiRo330

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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



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GrayFoxPL

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I hope these actors know martial arts.

At least I know Ludi Lin and Joe Taslim do.
 
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Well at least Ronda won't play Sonya in the movie. ;)

Kano was perfect in the first film, cocky bastard with a brillian accent, gonna be really hard to match that.
 
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raiden looks fine

jax looks like a dave chapelle doppelganger

mileena should be asian

liu kang looks like he just graduated high school
 

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I want this to be good but I’ve got a bad feeling about it. Number one it’s from a no-name first time director. The dude may knock it out of the park. I hope he does but even if he does I doubt we’d get to see it. Producers have sent this to die in their minds. If he comes back with something awesome they’ll say “hmm we can make some money off this after all,” and change a ton of stuff in editing and post locking out the director thus turning it to shit the very thing they initially thought it was going to be. Then they can say “welp we told you so.”
 

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I just hope they don't go super hardcore serious with the movie, and leave it kinda campy. The casting is mostly ok except I don't like the Mileena they picked. She's more of a Jade to me, but she could work out after SFX and makeup.

Also, no Lambert as Raiden was expected, but still hurts.
 

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It's going to be so shit but I'm still so fucking excited.

Wish they had gone the Avengers route though and started with individual character stories before jumping into a Mortal Kombat movie.
 

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Tadanobu Asano? Hiroyuki Sanada?

I could care less for Mortal Kombat as a movie. The first movie was a cheesy dumb flick and not much else. I had no interest in a reboot whatsoever.

But whoa. Casting 2 high profile Japanese actors is a big surprise for me, Sanada especially (you guys should watch The Twilight Samurai). Still won't watch the movie unless it's rated R. I want my gore damnit.
 

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MORTAL KOMBAT Reboot Casts Hiroyuki Sanada As Scorpion And Chin Han As Shang Tsung




Good cast imo.
These are the only good ones, the rest is terrible. Especially Mileena...
 

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NetherRealm are going to be fuming when they see they've casted an attractive white blonde woman as Sonya.

 

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How woke will it be? Will this be the end all battle between Outworld and Wokewol.....em..I mean Earth realm?
 

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absolutely in for hiroyuki sanada, easily my favorite actor right now (he deserves better roles)
 
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