The Mortal Kombat Movie Casts Its Raiden And Shang Tsung; Here's The Full Cast So Far

The Mortal Kombat movie reboot opens in 2021.


The new Mortal Kombat movie from New Line has found two more leads. According to Variety, Hiroyuki Sanda will play Scorpion, with Chin Han taking on the role of Shang Tsung. Han played Lau in Christopher Nolan's Batman: The Dark Knight, while Sanda portrayed Akihiko in Avengers: Endgame.

Han and Sanda join the already announced cast members for Mortal Kombat in the roles of Sub-Zero, Liu Kang, Sonya Blade, Raiden, and more. You can see the full cast so far below.

Mortal Kombat Movie Cast (So Far):

  • Sub-Zero -- Joe Taslim
  • Liu Kang -- Ludi Lin
  • Sonya Blade -- Jessica McNamee
  • Kano -- Josh Lawson
  • Raiden -- Tadanobu Asano
  • Jackson "Jax" Bridges -- Mechad Brooks
  • Mileena -- Sisi Stringer
  • Scorpion -- Hiroyuki Sanda
  • Shang Tsung -- Chin Han
  • Unspecified Role -- Lewis Tan

The new Mortal Kombat movie will be directed by Australian commercials director Simon McQuoid. Aquaman director James Wan is producing. The movie will shoot in South Australia, and is set to be one of the country's biggest productions ever there. The movie opens in March 2021.

The first Mortal Kombat movie, released in 1995, was directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, and it made more than $120 million worldwide. Its 1997 sequel, Annihilation, was a disappointment by comparison with only $51 million. An internet video series called Mortal Kombat Legacy ran from 2011-2013.

The newest Mortal Kombat game, Mortal Kombat 11, is the best-selling video game of 2019 so far.

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