After what feels like an eternity, production for the all new Mortal Kombat movie has finally begun in Australia, Bloody Disgusting reports. While many of the details about the forthcoming franchise installment are still close to the ground, Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema have just released the full cast list.
Featuring a bunch of fan favorite characters, the official list is as follows: Hiroyuki Sanada (Avengers: Endgame) as Scorpion, Chin Han (Ghost in the Shell) as Shang Tsun, Joe Taslim (Star Trek Beyond) as Sub-Zero, Jessica McNamee (The Meg) as Sonya Blade, Josh Lawson (Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues) as Kano, Ludi Lin (Power Rangers) as Liu Kang, Mehcad Brooks (Supergirl) as Jax, Tadanobu Asano (Thor: Ragnarok) as Raiden, and Sisi Stringer (her first major role) as Mileena. Lewis Tan (Wu Assassins) is playing an unknown leading character.
The cast of the movie Mortal Kombat (2021) met in Australia.
Filming begins next week. pic.twitter.com/QOmfGmw0WN
— Skarlet Golpista (@PocKaloteira) September 8, 2019
Simon McQuoid makes his directorial debut with the picture, which also serves as writer Greg Russo’s first major feature length script. It will be produced by James Wan (Saw, Fast & Furious 7) and is slated for a March 5, 2021 release.