Following the news this morning that Ludi Lin is playing Liu Kang, three more names have joined the cast of the “Mortal Kombat” reboot at New Line.
Former “Supergirl” series regular Mehcad Brooks will play cyber-enhanced Special Forces officer Jackson ‘Jax’ Briggs, newcomer Sisi Stringer will play the evil Kitana clone Mileena, and Tadanobu Asano (“Ichi the Killer,” “Thor”) will play the immortal god of thunder Raiden.
The storyline of the games and previous films followed a diverse range of fighters hailing from eighteen different realms become pitted against one another in an epic tournament. The new one’s plot is under wraps.
The trio of new faces joins Lin and Joe Taslim as Sub-Zero in the Simon McQuoid-directed project which will shoot in Adelaide around the end of the year. Greg Russo penned the script and the film is slated to open March 5th 2021.
Source: Heat Vision