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Mortal Kombat Reboot Casts Liu Kang, Mileena, Jax & Raiden

August 16, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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The fighter roster for the upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot is filling up, as four of the franchise’s iconic fighters are cast. Variety reports that Ludi Lin (Back Mirror) will play Liu Kang in the upcoming film, while Mehcad Brooks (Supergirl), Tadanobu Asano (Ichi the Killer) and Sisi Stringer will play Jackson ‘Jax’ Briggs, Raiden, and Mileena.

The four join Joe Taslim, who will play Sub-Zero, in the movie. Simon McQuoid will direct the R-rated adaptation of the video games, based on a script by Greg Russo. The release date is set for March 5th, 2021.

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