Genre star Karl Urban looks set to join the ‘Mortal Kombat’ sequel in the role of Johnny Cage. Simon McQuoid, director of the 2021 film, will helm again from a script by Jeremy Slater (‘Moon Knight’).
Johnny Cage, one of the original characters from the game, is a Hollywood action movie star with an extensive martial arts background who enters the titular tournament to prove his fighting prowess isn’t just special effects. The character was teased at the end of the reboot film.
Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Mehcad Brooks, Ludi Lin, Tadanobu Asano and Chin Han are all expected to reprise their roles from ‘Mortal Kombat’.
‘Mortal Kombat 2’ doesn’t currently have a release date.
Source: The Wrap