Mortal Kombat Movie 2013 FanCast

Mortal Kombat Movie 2013 FanCast

Potential and possible list of actors and actresses to be in the next Mortal Kombat Film, big research on all characters from me. Need opinions and feedback!

So recently I finished re-watching the two Live Action Mortal Kombat adaptions from the 90's, as well as Mortal Kombat: Conquest TV series, and Kevin Tancharoen's 9 episode web series Mortal Kombat: Legacy. And it got me thinking, who should the new cast and crew be? But lately I've heard that New Line Cinema, the sister studio to Warner Bros., has hired Kevin Tancharoen to direct the new movie in 2013 - which is going to be a reboot of the series. It is announced that the filming of the movie will start casting around March 2012.
Anyway, I've been researching for quite some time looking up a lot of martial artist actors and actresses and made a Photoshop collage of the list who I think has the potential to play as the characters from the series. With that being said, I honestly think that I have found the "PERFECT" actors and actresses that really looks like and can act like them, which would be perfect for them to play as the characters in the MK series.

Note: I might include additional actors that will play the same role should any of them were to be chosen. Also, all of the Actors and Actresses I've included speaks English, multi-lingual, and for the most part a lot of them have Martial Arts experience. It is going to absolutely be a good opportunity for a lot of them to promote themselves in the film industry.

So anyway, if you guys can check out the Actors and Actresses on this list, I'd really appreciate it. I have done some major researching on this project and compared my matches to a lot of Mortal Kombat film fans, so hope to see what you guys think and make this happen :)
And honestly, I think this reboot will be a good, "more realistic take on the characters." from the articles I've read recently, and I look forward to a really bloody Mortal Kombat "R" rated film.

Hope to get the director and Warner Bros. to see my list as well. I've been up all this week and not getting enough of sleep 'cause I've been researching about this a lot. I mean, I don't want this next film to be as bad as the first two. I grew up with Mortal Kombat as a kid and I'm 21 now. So I'm really a big fan of the series and like me and a lot of the fans, we hope to see some good actors and actresses in the series.
So for all the time and effort of me for making all this is worth something, I hope they can consider all these actors and actresses to be closely accurate to the characters in the game.

Missing characters so far in later Mortal Kombat: Shinnok, Kenshi, Sheeva.

Correction: I think I might have to change Smoke. I realized he's not an Asian character, but not like it matters to me since he'll be playing as a ninja.

Update 11/09/2011: I made Gary Daniels play as Smoke. I think with his martial arts experience, he's the perfect Smoke and Smoke's character is a Caucasian man from Europe in Prague, Czech Rep. Also, I added Tahmoh Penikett as Stryker from MK: Legacy. I just realized that he was a former FBI agent in Battlestar Galactica, he still makes a good Stryker! In addition, I added Scott Adkins as a Stunt double for Scorpion for some of Scorpion's moves like the summersault.

Update 11/29/2011: Added a "Primary Pick" choice for some of the additional actors for character's role. Added Aleks Paunovic as Shao Kahn from Legacy, Lateef Crowder as my Primary Pick for Kai,and Jon Foo as Kenshi.

Update 12/04/2011: Updated pictures for Shang Tsung and Jade. Added Primary choice for both Young Shang Tsung and Old Shang Tsung.

Update 12/20/2011: Updated Jade replacement of Bingbing Li for Grace Park. Her dark skin tone matches Jade perfectly, and I think she would be really good as Jade!

Update 02/29/2012: Updated two replacements for Sindel. Added Marko Zaror for Nightwolf!

Update 12/2015: Fixed link pictures, CMB website seem to be douchebags and don't allow media pictures uploaded on their website anymore.

NOTE: Click the link on the picture to preview the full picture.

1. Shin Koyamada as Liu Kang

2. Mike Moh as Kung Lao

3. Andy On Chi-kit as Younger Sub-Zero/unmasked/Kuai Liang(奎良) (First Choice)

3. Lee Byung Hun as Younger Sub-Zero/unmasked/Kuai Liang(奎良)

4. Kevan Ohtsji as Elder Sub-Zero/Noob Saibot/Bi-Han (璧漢)

5. Scott Adkins for Scorpion 2 (First Choice)

5. Ian Anthony Dale as Scorpion (Second Choice)

6. Larry Lam as Rain

7. Kane Kosugi as Ermac

8. Gary Daniels as Smoke

9. Ray Park as Reptile

10. Scott Adkins as Baraka

11. Thomas Jane as Raiden (First Choice)

11. Mark Dacascos as Raiden (Second Choice)

11. Ken Watanabe as Raiden (Third Choice)

12. Katheryn Winnick as Sonya Blade

13. Matt Mullins as Johnny Cage

14. Michael Jai White as Jax Briggs

15. Roman Reigns as Nightwolf (First Choice)

15. Jason Momoa as Nightwolf (Second Choice)

15. Marko Zaror as Nightwolf (Third Choice)

16. Tahmoh Penikett as Stryker (First Pick)

16. John Cena as Stryker (Second Choice)

16. Mark Wahlberg as Stryker  (Third Choice)

17. Jason David Frank as Kabal

18. Jason Statham as Kano (First Choice)

18. Darren Shahlavi as Kano (R.I.P. January 2015, can no longer play him :()

19. Johnson Phan as Young Shang Tsung (First Choice)

19. Hiroyuki Sanada as Shang Tsung (Second Choice)

19. Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa as Old Shang Tsung(Primary pick for Old Shang Tsung)

20. Aleks Paunovic as Shao Kahn(Primary pick)

20. Vin Diesel as Shao Kahn

21. Natassia Malthe as Sindel(Primary pick)

21. Francoise Yip as Sindel

22. Celina Jade as Kitana

23. Maggie Q as Jade(Primary pick)

23. Grace Park as Jade

24. Zara Phythian as Mileena

25. Nathan Jones as Goro

26. Dwayne Johnson as Motaro

27. Shane Warren Jones as Cyrax

28. Peter Shinkoda as Sektor

29. Andy On as Quan Chi

30. Karl Urban as Reiko

31. Don Tai as Fujin

32. Lateef Crowder as Kai(Primary pick)

32. Brad James as Kai

32. Jon Foo as Kenshi

33. Roger Yuan as Shujinko

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MarkJulian - 10/31/2011, 12:55 PM
Fan casts belong under Fan Fiction, do not move this article again, please.
123Avengers123 - 10/31/2011, 1:04 PM
Very good casting man.
Mysticstrider - 10/31/2011, 1:10 PM
@GraphicCity Sorrya bout that, just didn't see my article in the front page until I looked in the Fan Fiction section. Thanks for the heads up.



Btw if any of you guys have any suggestions for any characters missing in Mortal Kombat, please let me know.
I don't know any actors that would be decent for Shinnok, but it shouldn't be too hard to find an actor to play as Shinnok. I also need suggestions for Sheeva and Kenshi.
Shadow11 - 10/31/2011, 1:20 PM
Very good casting choices man, especially Michael Jai White as Jax, he would be the perfect Jax in my opinion
123Avengers123 - 10/31/2011, 1:48 PM
Shinnok-Cary Hiroyuki Tagawa

Sheeva-Freida Pinto could do a voice and other could be CGI

Kenshi-Rick Yune,Kenau Reeves,Karl Yune
Lewis25 - 10/31/2011, 2:33 PM
I was going to say Donnie Yen should be Raiden and then I saw you had Mark Dacascos as Raiden and decided that was perfect. I still would like to see Donnie Yen in there somewhere but I'm not completely familiar with Mortal Kombats Characters.
CookieNinja69 - 10/31/2011, 5:18 PM
You got the most diverse MK fan cast I've seen so far and a damn good one too .Vin Diesel as Shao Kahn!? Thats so crazy it just might work! I'm familiar with most of the actors you chose and I think they could portray the characters well. @123Avegers123, Keanu Reeves as Kenshi? Genius.
STARKILLER21 - 10/31/2011, 5:21 PM
NICE WORK man keep it up it's really good I would see it with this cast forsure
Ronz93 - 10/31/2011, 5:57 PM

BTW I especially love your pick for Kitana, Mileena, Mark Wahlberg as Stryker and Jason Momoa! They're fresh picks!
Ronz93 - 10/31/2011, 6:01 PM
And yea.. ROGER YUAN would be the perfect SHANG TSUNG!
123Avengers123 - 11/1/2011, 2:30 AM
Thanks CookieNinja69@
123Avengers123 - 11/1/2011, 3:05 AM
123Avengers123 - 11/1/2011, 3:05 AM
This is my Mk cast.
AnimePregnancy - 11/1/2011, 4:43 AM
The Rock for Jax, Rain for Rain & John Cena for Shao Kahn
Mysticstrider - 11/1/2011, 7:38 AM
@123Avengers123 You haven't finished your list, nice list though. But I still don't agree with some of the people on your list playing as the character. Mines is actually very accurate to the characters in the series.

@thedarkknight89 Go home. You must be kidding if yo'ure saying Rock can be Jax. You sir are trolling hard. No thankx, LOLOLOL.

And John Cena for Shao Kahn? No.

OptimusPool - 11/1/2011, 9:54 AM
Gerard Butler is Kano for me, the rest of your cast is good except Shao Kahn, where I dunno who I'd cast.
OptimusPool - 11/1/2011, 9:54 AM
PS In my opinion, Adam Baldwin would make a way better Stryker.
MaddMonkk - 11/1/2011, 11:23 PM
It's really good but I seen several of these on Crossover's cast a few days ago. Why do you pick several actors for one character? just saying it seems you're not to sure of your picks. I didn't know there was a tv series. I'll be checking that out. Very cool.
MaddMonkk - 11/1/2011, 11:24 PM
I just read my comment, sounds ass-ish. sorry not trying to be an ass.
juniorsega - 11/2/2011, 9:01 PM
I actually just made an account to be able to post so hope you read this. As I am a huge MK fan I think I have a pretty good idea on what will work and what wont.
1.NO WRESTLERS ON MK MOVIE!! sorry for the caps but that will never happen. Neither will vin diesel.
2. Rain is an awful pick for young sub-zero.
3.Jade has always been black in my eyes, although your picks look the part so I wont mind.
4.Talisa Soto was perfect for kiatana back then, so its gonna be hard to find someone like her. And one more thing not to seem critical but they always seemed hispanic to me whether they are or not. So Im hoping for a latina Kitana and Mileena without the sophia vergara accent of coarse.
5.One thing to be careful about is there age, I dont want a 40 year old sonya, and body proportions. Angelina Jolie as Sindel. Come'on but she is pure face and stick body. Certain characters are curvy(Not fat). JLo would probably be a better sindel though that will never happen either.

Other than that I am very pleased with these picks, anthony Ian dale is is just perfect for scorpion. Oh and one more thing no jason statham for kano, or mark wahlberg.Good job.
AnimePregnancy - 11/6/2011, 5:20 AM
@Mysticrider John Cena for Shao Kahn, YES, because he can't wrestle, he can't rap & he can't act, he does just 4-5 moves, & he has become one of the great legend of wrestling just because he's loved by teenagers (for me, he shouldn't neither be in the movie, his presence will ruin everything, but if he has to be in it, he should be Shao Kahn, just to get my sadisfaction of seeing somebody kicking his ass)
AnimePregnancy - 11/6/2011, 5:21 AM
& Angelina Jolie should be Sonya!!!!!
AnimePregnancy - 11/7/2011, 3:49 PM
@123Avengers123 Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa should be Hotaru
AnimePregnancy - 11/8/2011, 12:39 PM
A clear message 2 all dick babies who want John Cena 4 Guile, on Street Fighter movies, & 4 Stryker, on Mortal Kombat Movies:
AnimePregnancy - 11/8/2011, 12:41 PM
However, here's the message 2 all dick babies who want John Cena 4 Guile, on Street Fighter movies, & 4 Stryker, on Mortal Kombat Movies:
AnimePregnancy - 11/8/2011, 12:42 PM
Dammit!!! >:(
Mysticstrider - 11/9/2011, 9:42 AM
thedarkknight89, stop trolling my post here. You're opinions are useless, nobody likes you here so please leave before I report you. You are in no position to speak.
TerminatorMode - 11/9/2011, 1:52 PM
saw this when you first posted it but didn't have time to comment then... SO i like this cast - there perhaps isn't a need for the young and old but i like your choice for middle-aged sub-zero - angelina jolie would be a great sindel too

headlopper - 11/9/2011, 3:15 PM
A lot of hard work you did there. I think you have some very good choices. Well crafted Fan Fic!
Gamester76 - 11/10/2011, 4:36 PM
Keanu Reeves as Kenshi, please.

And Vin Desiel as Shao Khan and Jason Statham as Kano? Epic...

*wait for it*

Thunderkutfo - 11/10/2011, 7:24 PM
Very good fancast! I wish Cung Le could've been in there somewhere though but other than that excellent job!
ballstothewall - 11/29/2011, 4:11 AM
BatSlam - 11/29/2011, 5:43 PM
DIdn't you post this same cast like a month ago?
Mysticstrider - 11/29/2011, 11:21 PM

Yes I did, but I've added Shao Kahn, Kenshi, and Lateef Crowder as my first choice for Kai. Plus I've updated some of the pictures here like for Kabal and Mark Dacascos as Raiden.
BatSlam - 11/30/2011, 7:21 PM
oh, ok, cool beans. it just looked really familure
Oarsis - 12/20/2011, 3:18 AM

Great cast...but, how many times are you going to repost this?
PaulRom - 12/20/2011, 8:54 AM
Good cast. Not big on Tatum or Cena but I like pretty much everyone else.
Scallan - 1/8/2012, 4:42 PM
Hit and miss, you have to go for a mix of big stars to draw attention but quality martial artists so the film wont suck badly.
Liu Kang - Johnny Yong Bosch (only because im a huge mmpr fan as well) or someone like jay chou who has made it into hollywood cinema.
Johnny Cage - Scott Adkins/Ray Park
Sonya Blade - Ali Larter
Kitana - Lucy Liu
Raiden - JCVD
Jax - Michael Jai White
Kano - Jason Statham/Tom Hardy
Shang Tsung - Donnie Yen
The ninjas (Scorpion, sub zero, smoke etc) - dont really need good actors because of the masls, just badass martial artists
and thats all you really need.
Mysticstrider - 1/9/2012, 1:14 PM
Hey Scallan. I appreciate your comment, but you're kind of trolling here. Don't need to be a smarty pants by saying hit and miss, since you're list is bad.

There's no way you would let Scott Adkins or Ray Park be Johnny Cage, let alone Ray Park... LOL!! They don't have the personality for it, and if you know Matt Mullins then he's obviously the only choice for Johnny Cage. I don't want them or Ryan Reynolds to play as him. And sorry on the rest, except for Michael Jai White. And I have excluded Jason Statham since he's kind of expensive for WB to put in the movie - he's an A-list actor, idiot. No Donnie Yen for Shang Tsung. You're like thedarkknight89 here who's trolling on the comments, I don't suppose you're his brother or him again.

Also, for the ninjas you kind of do need good actors for some, like for the unmasked sub-zero which you obviously don't know that there's two sub-zero. The original sub-zero gets killed by Scorpion in the tournament and gets resurrected by Quan Chi as Noob Saibot, which Quan Chi did to Hanzo Hasashi.

Your sir seek professional help.
Scallan - 1/10/2012, 8:09 AM
of course i know there are two sub zeros but how do you think they would fit both of them in and all of the other characters and make a respectable story, look at the second mk film and how many characters they tried to fit in there and failed.jason statham would be too expensive yet mark wahlberg, an oscar nominee for someone as average as striker, john cena who cant act, angelina jolie as a lame character and dwayne johnson who holds the record for the highest pay check on a debut movie? you say actors dont have the right personality? they act so they will make a personality for the character,wrestlers are [frick]ing shit actors, and vin diesel another expensive character although a good choice, plus donnie is amazing at martial arts and a good actor, you just think your cool talking like that, i acknowledge that this is horrifically nerdy as we are having a discussion about mortal kombat fancast on a website entitled comic book movie, you sir need to stop updating wikipedia and speak to girls, end of.
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