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James talks to actress Kelly Hu about her role as Ashrah in Warner Bros’ latest animated feature – Mortal Kombat: Cage Match.



Mortal Kombat: Cage Match (Warner Bros. Animation)

Mortal Kombat Legends: Cage Match, the fourth animated film in the franchise, sees the iconic Johnny Cage in 1980s Hollywood on a mission to become a famous actor. However, his world soon changes when his co-star disappears, and he embarks on a journey filled with danger and deceit to unravel this mystery. To celebrate it’s release on DVD and Blu-ray, we had the chance to talk to one of the stars of the epic animated feature. Kelly Hu (Arrow, Scorpion King, X-Men) voices the demoness Ashrah, and together we discussed Mortal Kombat, our own experiences with fighting games, voice acting, and keeping Johnny Cage on a leash.

It was a truly awesome conversation and we are so excited to be able share it with you all.

Mortal Kombat Legends: Cage Match is out now on DVD and Blu-ray and is also available via Digital Download from today.


Neon lights… Suits with shoulder pads… Jumping from explosions in slow motion… In 1980s Hollywood, action star Johnny Cage (Joel McHale) is looking to become an A-list actor. But when his costar, Jennifer (Jennifer Grey), goes missing from set, Johnny finds himself thrust into a world filled with shadows, danger and deceit. As he embarks on a bloody journey, Johnny quickly discovers the City of Angels has more than a few devils in its midst. He faces off against a sinister secret society plotting a nefarious scheme, but the brutal fight against the bloodthirsty warriors of the Netherrealm is just beginning. Can Johnny, alongside other Mortal Kombat legends, save humanity…and, more importantly, his career?

Check out the full interview below:

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Mortal Kombat Legends: Cage Match is directed by Ethan Spaulding (Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms) from a script by Jeremy Adams (Justice League: Warworld), who also penned the screenplays for the series’ first three films, and supervising producer is Rick Morales (Mortal Kombat Legends franchise, Bablyon 5: The Return Home). All four films are based on the Mortal Kombat videogame franchise created by Ed Boon and John Tobias. Sam Register and NetherRealm Studios’ Ed Boon are executive producers.

Have you grabbed your copy of Cage Match? Let us know in the comments.

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