Mortal Kombat Legends: Cage Match Announced With Cast And Story Details

Mortal Kombat 1 is just around the corner, but that’s not the only Mortal Kombat medium coming in 2023. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment just announced this Mortal Kombat Legends: Cage Match, another entry in the annual animated film series. The film is coming sometime later this year.

Mortal Kombat 1 is just around the corner, but that’s not the only Mortal Kombat medium coming in 2023. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment just announced this Mortal Kombat Legends: Cage Match, another entry in the annual animated film series. The film is coming sometime later this year.

Joel McHale is back in Mortal Kombat Legends: Cage Match

Accordingly IGNSet in both Hollywood and the Underworld, the film revolves around Johnny Cage, who did not star in the previous film. Set in the 1980s, Johnny sets out to find his missing co-star, which takes him into “a world of shadow, danger, and betrayal.” Then Johnny faces a “sinister secret society plotting a nefarious plan” and battles the warriors of the Netherrealm.

Joel McHale plays Johnny again, as per the cast list:

  • Joel McHale (Animal Control, Community) as Johnny Cage
  • Jennifer Gray (Dirty Dancing, Red Oaks) as herself
  • Dusan Brown (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) as Chuck Golden
  • Gray DeLisle (Teen Titans Go!) as Kia
  • Robin Atkin Downes (Luck, DC Showcase: Constantine – The House of Mystery) as Shinnok
  • Zehra Fazal (“Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe”) as Jataaka
  • Gilbert Gottfried (Aladdin, Royal Crackers) as David Doubldy
  • Kelly Hu (Arrow, X2: X-Men United) as Ashrah
  • Matt Yang King (Elemental) as Concierge
  • Phil LaMarr (Futurama) as Brian Van Jones
  • Matthew Mercer (Resident Evil: Death Island) as Director/Bully
  • Dave B. Mitchell (Call of Duty franchise) as Raiden
  • Armen Taylor (Justice Society: World War II) as Master Boyd

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Ethan Spaulding is back to direct, while Jeremy Adams, author of the last three entries, is back as screenwriter. Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind director Rick Morales will serve as executive producer. Warner Bros. Animation President Sam Register and Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon are executive producers.