Ryan Reynolds is the latest actor throwing his hat in the “Mortal Kombat” ring.
Following the commercial success of Warner Bros. and HBO Max’s “Mortal Kombat” movie, talk of a sequel or spinoff are already underway.
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What do I do with casting rumors and wireless competitors upset that @usnews just named @Mintmobile 2021's best cell phone plan?
Finish ‘em!! pic.twitter.com/RlAVA8iAzq
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) April 28, 2021
One addition fans are clamouring for is the inclusion of Johnny Cage, the smart-mouthed, testicle-punching Hollywood martial artist. Canada’s own Ryan Reynolds (“Deadpool”) knows a thing or two about witty, action-packed Hollywood roles.
Reynolds, 44, responded to fans’ lobbying while promoting his company, Mint Mobile, Reynolds posted a GIF of his face superimposed onto Cage’s body from the “MK” arcade games.
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Another actor to previously tease a turn as Cage is former WWE champion, The Miz.
No Johnny Cage? I AM the special effects. Let me do the casting for you. Say cheese #MortalKombat @MKMovie @noobde pic.twitter.com/XV515B6ybA
— The Miz (@mikethemiz) April 23, 2021
“Mortal Kombat” was released globally on April 23. The movie stars Mehcad Brooks and Ludi Lin and features famous “MK” characters like Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Shang Tsung, and Lord Raiden.