TheHollywoodReporter has revealed three more casting additions to New Line Cinema’s feature film reboot of Mortal Kombat.
First, Thor franchise actor Tadanobu Asano is said to be in talks for the role of Raiden.
They also add that the roles of Jax and Melina have been cast with Mehcad Brooks (Supergirl) and Aussie actress Sisi Stringer.
Supergirl’s Mehcad Brooks will play Jackson “Jax” Briggs, Thor: Ragnarok’s Tadanobu Asano is in talks to play Raiden, and Australian newcomer Sisi Stringer will play Mileena.
Previously it was reported that Ludi Lin (Aquaman, Power Rangers) is in talks to play Liu Kang and Joe Taslim (The Raid, Furious 7) would play Sub-Zero.
Joel Edgerton (Warrior) had been rumored for the role of Kano but has yet to be confirmed.
Filming will take place in Australia later this year.
Warner Bros. has given the R-rated Mortal Kombat reboot a release date of March 5th, 2021.
SOURCE: THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER