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Casting call for the upcoming Mortal Kombat movie reveals surprising changes

Posted On: Jul 11, 2018   |   Posted By: Shoryuken

The times they are a-changin' and the Raiden is de-aging.
In this day and age where old film franchises are getting rebooted, and video game movies aren't as bad as they used to be, it should come as no surprise that Mortal Kombat is getting reimagined. However, it seems that the upcoming reboot, produced by James Wan and directed by Simon McQuoid , is making some significant changes to the franchise's cast.
According to a report by That Hashtag Show, New Line Cinema is in the process of casting for a new live-action Mortal Kombat film. What's interesting however are the details revealed by the casting call, including the identity of a new main character.
The biggest change from previous Mortal Kombat media is the addition of a new character, Cole Turner. This new character is a widowed boxer in his 30s who cares about his estranged daughter, currently in the custody of his late wife's mother and sister.
A new main character is a pretty big change on its own, but some of the other changes to the cast are...

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