‘Mortal Kombat’ Star Lewis Tan Says Landing Role Is A “Childhood Dream”

Lewis Tan, who has signed on for an undisclosed role in New Line Cinema’s upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot has nothing but gratitude in landing this role.

Lewis Tan took to his official Twitter account to share a photo of himself in a fighting position with an official statement acknowledging his involvement with Mortal Kombat. In particular, Lewis Tan reflects on the many years he’s worked hard before his casting.

You can read Lewis Tan’s statement regarding his Mortal Kombat casting via the following tweets down below:

Lewis Tan will join The Meg star Jessica McNamee, who is final negotiations to play Sonya Blade, while Josh Lawson has closed a deal to portray Kano. In the video games, Sonya Blade is a general of Earthrealm Special Forces and she has a long-standing feud with Black Dragon clan member Kano.

In addition to his role as Shatterstar in Deadpool 2, Lewis Tan’s film credits include Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s EndOlympus Has Fallen, and The Hangover Part III. On the television side, Lewis Tan has starred in Wu AssassinsInto the BadlandsIron Fist, and Mortal Kombat X: Generations as Kung Jin.

What do you make of these comments by Lewis Tan? Do you get excited about his conviction and passion in his new role in Mortal Kombat? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news regarding the upcoming reboot.

The Mortal Kombat franchise launched with the first video game in 1992 and has since expanded to include several sequels. Plot details for the new Mortal Kombat film are currently unknown, though the video games center on a roster of character from different realm who fight for supremacy.

The video game was first adapted into a Mortal Kombat feature film directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. The film earned a worldwide total of $122 million and is widely regarded as one of the better adaptations of a video game.

Written by Greg Russo, Mortal Kombat stars Ludi Lin as Liu Kang, Mehcad Brooks as Jax, Tadanobu Asano as Raiden, Sisi Stringer as Mileena, Joe Taslim as Sub-Zero, Jessica McNamee as Sonya Blade, Josh Lawson as Kano, Chin Han as Shang Tsung, Hiroyuki Sanada as Scorpion, and Lewis Tan in an undisclosed role.

Mortal Kombat is scheduled to be released in theaters on March 5, 2021.

Source: Twitter

Henry Cavill’s ‘The Witcher’ Debuts New Poster & First Look Photos

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The Witcher Henry CavillNetflix has released a brand new poster for the Henry Cavill series The Witcher along with a slew of first look photos.

A stunning poster for the upcoming Netflix series The Witcher made its debut this morning, featuring Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia. In addition, Netflix also dropped the first official photos of Anya Cholatra as Yennefer and Freya Allan as Ciri as well as two more stills that offer fans a fresh look at Geralt.

You can check out the poster below and the new photos in the gallery by clicking "Next."

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Based on the fantasy series of novels and short stories by Andrzej Sapkowski, Netflix’s The Witcher will follow the monster slayer for hire named Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill). Showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich will also serve as an executive producer on the series while Alik Sakharov, Alex Garcia Lopez and Charlotte Brändström are on board as directors for the eight-episode first season.

Here is the official synopsis for The Witcher:

Based on the best-selling fantasy series, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.

The Witcher stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Aretuza, and Millie Brady as Princess Renfri, with Mimi Ndiweni and Therica Wilson-Read as novice sorcerers.

The Witcher will be available on Netflix in late 2019. Stay tuned for the latest updates on the upcoming Netflix series.

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