Joe Taslim, the martial artist and actor who is known for the role in The Night Comes For Us, The Raid: Redemption and Warrior, will take part in the next Mortal Kombat movie cast, starring Sub-Zero.

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Joe Taslim will be Sub-Zero in the next Mortal Kombat movie

Mortal Kombat is the popular fighting game series created from Midway. The game has stirred up quite a lot of controversies, yet still, become widespread for its mix of realism and violence. The series has already had its eleventh installment release, and the company is currently working for the next one. If you’ re a fan of Mortal Kombat, the upcoming film is certainly added in the checklist.

Last year, an incomplete list of the cast for the movie was leaked with some familiar character named such as Raiden, Kano, Sonya Blade, and a new one called Cole Turner. However, writer Greg Russo has later confirmed on Twitter that the leaked cast list was from an old script, which didn’t list the cast fully.

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There will be some fatalities in the next Mortal Kombat movie

The Mortal Kombat movie reboot will start filming in Australia later in 2019, with the first deal closed by Taslim. The director of Aquaman and Saw, James Wan, will be in charge of producing the upcoming Mortal Kombat. Simon McQuoid, who is famous for his commercial work with Range Rover, Halo, and PlayStation, will be the director.

Taslim made his name back in 2011 after his breakout role in The Raid: Redemption, featuring Iko Uwais, a martial arts star. The Raid: Redemption is a martial arts action movie of Indonesia about a group of SWAT members being trapped in a tenement run by a mobster. Later, Taslim also took part in the Fast & the Furious 6, Star Trek Beyond and The Night Comes For Us of Netflix, in which he once again worked with Iko Uwais. Most recently, the martial arts star appeared in the creation of Cinemax, Warrior.

The Raid Redemption
Joe taslim in The Raid Redemption - the movie that has made his name

There has not been much revealed about the upcoming reboot of Mortal Kombat, including the set release date and the film plot. We will update you as soon as we know something new.