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Details on Mortal Kombat Movie Characters Emerge

Published on July 11th, 2018 | Updated on July 11th, 2018 | By FanFest

Get ready for a lot of action because the combat action of the Mortal Kombat franchise.

New Line Cinema and producer James Wan and were recently coming closer to picking a director for the Mortal Kombat reboot film. Now, details are emerging about the film’s cast with official character breakdowns!

The Hashtag Show provided that the film will be starring a new character known as Cole Turner. Turner is a boxer from Philadelphia who signs up for a martial arts competition that takes place across multiple dimensions.

We are likely to see fan favorites Kano, Liu Kan, Raiden, Sonya Blad, Mileena, Jax, Shang Tsung, and more competing.

Check out the full character breakdown from The Hashtag Show:

COLE TURNER
Lead Male. 30s. A brand new character to the MK franchise. Cole is a struggling and widowed boxer who cares more about his young daughter than anything. He is incredibly determined and refuses to quit in the face of fantastical adversity.

KANO
Supporting Lead Male. 30s. The large, rugged Australian ex-special forces turned merc-for-hire. He is arrogant and impetuous but a tremendous fighter.

SONYA BLADE
Supporting Lead Female. 30s. The beautiful, brainy blonde writer who chases the prophecy of Mortal Kombat. She recruits Cole and fights bravely and selflessly for a team she can only be a true part of once she earns a medallion in combat.

JIN/LORD RAIDEN
Male. 14. The immortal thunder God and protector of the Earth realm, who leads and trains the Earth team in the Underworld.

MILEENA
Female. 25-35. A drop dead gorgeous woman that is part of the Outworld side. She wears a sheer gown over thigh-high boots and a revealing one-piece, with a veil that covers her nose and mouth.

JACKSON “JAX” BRIDGES
Male. 30-40. “Jax” is a strapping mercenary/military officer who loses both of his hands in an attack and then joins Sonya and Cole to fight the Outworld.

LIU KANG
Male. 20-35. A fire throwing ninja warrior who is a talented Earth realm champion.

KUNG LAO
Male. 25-35. The mute warrior monk brother of Liu Kang, who yields an all powerful boomerang hat.

SHANG TSUNG
Male. No age specified. The great sorcerer of Outworld, whose presence is a storm cloud of dark energy. His ever-changing roulette of faces unfurls an evil smile.

DRAHMIN
Male. 25-35. An Oni devil mask over his face, his body is composed of twisted sinewy skin, a heavy spiked club replaces one arm.

KABAL
Male. 25-35. An evil assassin of Outworld, he is outfitted in a black armored vest and trench coat. His entire head is covered by a scarred black respirator. His signature weapons are two razor-sharp hook swords.

NITARA
Female. 25-35. A black-haired vampire of Outworld. Two massive leathery batwings protrude from her bare shoulders. Fresh blood drips from her fangs.

REIKO
Male. 25-40. An armor-clad Outworld General with white glowing eyes. He drags a massive war hammer with him.

THE OVERSEER
Male. Late 80’s. The overseer of the clock tower and the training grounds that house the Earth realm warriors, he is laughably old.

EMILY
Female. 12. Cole’s scrappy, determined, and wise-beyond-her-years daughter.

SOPHIA
Female. 60s. Cole’s understanding, discerning mother-in-law who houses Emily and is her primary guardian.

JESS
Female. 30-35. Cole’s judgmental sister-in-law, who believes Cole to be a selfish, bad father. She lives with Sophia and Emily.
We are still waiting for the official debut date and the official start date as soon as it is released.

 

The first Mortal Kombat hit theaters 20 years ago, and now New Line, scriptwriter Greg Russo,  director Simon Mcquoid, James Wan (and Atomic Monster) are working full force on this fourth reboot.

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