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What happened to Mortal Kombat? The video games seem to have made quite a comeback but for a moment there were whispers of something very interesting; a worthy film adaptation. Don’t get me wrong, the first movie holds a special place in my heart. When it came out video game movies were still being compared to Super Mario Bros. (yes, the one with Dennis Hopper holding his paycheck the entire film) and they tried their best. But, I haven’t watched that film in years because I know all it will do is remind me how easy I was to please as a child. I choose to remember it fondly, they put Goro and Sub-Zero onscreen.
Some of you may remember the sequel Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. My goodness, where does one begin to pick that movie apart? There’s nothing I could write about that film that hasn »
- Tyler Richardson
This is impressive… if true. The website Frag Hero is reporting that they have the confirmed cast list for the upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot which is currently in development. To me this sounds a little bit of a wish-list, but it could be true.
The ‘confirmed’ cast is: Vin Diesel as Shao Khan, Megan Fox as Kitana, Robin Shou as Shang Tsung, Daniel Wu as Liu Kang, Manu Bennet as Kano, Scott Adkins as Johnny Cage, Jason Momoa as Nightwolf, Tony Jaa as Scorpion, Ronda Rousey as Sonya Blade, Michael Jai White as Jax, Iko Uwais as Sub Zero and Liam Neeson as Raiden.
Mortal Kombat is a video game franchise originally developed by Midway Games’ Chicago studio in 1992. The new versionis said to be aimed towards the 12A certificate in the UK, which would be as equally as impressive as that dream cast list if they can pull that »
- Paul Heath
Take this bit of news with a pinch of salt, but there are some rumours floating around the Internet that the Mortal Kombat reboot has a cast in place – and it’s pretty star studded.
According to website Frag Hero – who claim this story to be confirmed – Vin Diesel (Guardians of the Galaxy), Megan Fox (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows), Jason Momoa (Justice League), Ronda Rousey (Furious 7) and Liam Neeson (Taken) have joined the cast of the James Wan-produced Mortal Kombat reboot. Not only that, but Robin Shou – who played Liu Kang in Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat: Annihilation – will return to the series to play the villainous Shang Tsung along with Michael Jai White reprising his role of Jax from Mortal Kombat: Legacy.
Here’s the rumoured cast list:
Vin Diesel as Shao Khan
Megan Fox as Kitana
Robin Shou as Shang Tsung
- Luke Owen
3 items from 2016
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