Mortal Kombat is back! The film, out April 23, stars Lewis Tan as new character Cole Young, a man on a journey to discover who he is and his connection to the Mortal Kombat world. 

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 Popular characters Sonya Blade,
Sub-Zero, Jax, Liu Kang, and many more join the mayhem. 

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I wanted
to make
sure that
everyone
respected the material, the
lore of Mortal Kombat, the
fans and the
love they have
for this.”

DIRECTOR 

Simon McQuoid

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but we know one thing about star Lewis Tan: He’s not playing any games. 

There’s much to discover about Cole, 

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That's what his idols did, including his dad and martial-arts megastar Iko Uwais. 

 Tan felt it was "imperative" to perform the action scenes himself.

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One hundred percent of
these fights in this movie is me. One hundred percent.”

Lewis Tan

"COLE YOUNG"

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Viewers will meet Hanzo ages before he becomes Scorpion, in feudal Japan as two warring clans clash. 

The film is,
in part, about "the
birth of Scorpion." 

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 Hanzo re-emerges with supernatural powers as the fully realized Scorpion — and with him comes another fighting style for the character, going from family man to fighting machine. 

Centuries later, in the present,

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I really believe Simon McCoy's raised Mortal Kombat to the cinematic level that the fans feel these characters deserve.”

Mehcad Brooks

"JACKSON "JAX" BRIGGS"

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 a special forces major who helps Cole along his journey. “Jax is the entry point into this imaginative and adventurous universe,” says star Mehcad Brooks.

Jackson “Jax” Briggs IS

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“He’s Cole's mentor and confidant.” Plus, as a longtime Mortal Kombat lover, Brooks assures fans that they “can expect everything they want and more!”

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