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

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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.

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