As Mortal Kombat fans wait for the release of the new movie, many are wondering if Johnny Cage will be making an appearance. Here’s what we know so far.
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Who is Johnny Cage?
Johnny Cage is a character in the Mortal Kombat video game franchise. He made his debut in Mortal Kombat II as one of the seven new playable characters in the game. A Hollywood actor and martial arts superstar, he was one of the most popular characters in the franchise. In the storyline of the games, he was one of the few humans recruited by Raiden to compete in Mortal Kombat and defend Earthrealm from invaders. He fights using a unique style that combines various martial arts with showmanship and flash
The Mortal Kombat games
The Mortal Kombat games are a series of fighting games created by Ed Boon and John Tobias. The first game in the series was released in 1992, and the most recent game was released in 2019. The games have been adapted into two live-action films, one animated film, and one web series. The first Mortal Kombat game was adapted into the live-action film Mortal Kombat (1995), which starred Robin Shou as Liu Kang, Linden Ashby as Johnny Cage, and Bridgette Wilson as Sonya Blade. The second film adaptation, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997), featured Talisa Soto as Kitana, Lynn “Red” Williams as Jax Briggs, Sandra Hess as Sindel, and Brian Thompson as Shang Tsung. The animated film Mortal Kombat: The Journey Begins (1995) served as a prequel to the first live-action film. It told the story of how Liu Kang and Johnny Cage became allies before they met Sonya Blade. The web series Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011) consisted of 10 episodes that told different stories about the characters from the Mortal Kombat universe.
The Mortal Kombat movie
The Mortal Kombat movie is an upcoming martial arts fantasy film directed by Simon McQuoid in his feature directorial debut, and written by Greg Russo. Based on the Mortal Kombat video game franchise, the film stars Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson, Tadanobu Asano, Meagan Good, Angus Sampson, Lance Reddick and Chin Han.
Johnny Cage in the Mortal Kombat games
Johnny Cage is a character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise. He made his debut in the original Mortal Kombat game in 1992.
In the games, Johnny Cage is an actor who enters the Mortal Kombat tournament to prove his worth. He is known for his flashy moves and for using nunchaku as his weapon of choice.
Johnny Cage does not appear in the upcoming Mortal Kombat movie. However, the character of Cole Young, played by Lewis Tan, is loosely based on Johnny Cage.
Johnny Cage in the Mortal Kombat movie
Yes, Johnny Cage is in the Mortal Kombat movie. He is played by actor Linden Ashby.
Why isn’t Johnny Cage in the Mortal Kombat movie?
Johnny Cage is not in the Mortal Kombat movie because actor Linden Ashby was not interested in reprising his role from the 1995 film. According to an interview with Den of Geek, Ashby said that he was “burned out” after filming the first movie and didn’t want to do another one.
Will Johnny Cage be in future Mortal Kombat movies?
It’s unclear if Johnny Cage will be appearing in future Mortal Kombat movies. The character was not included in the most recent film, and there has been no confirmation from Warner Bros. or the filmmakers that he will be appearing in future installments.
What other Mortal Kombat characters are in the movie?
While the Mortal Kombat movie is not yet released, the cast list for the film has been announced. In addition to Johnny Cage, other Mortal Kombat characters who will be appearing in the movie include Sonya Blade, Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Raiden, and Liu Kang.
What other movies has Johnny Cage been in?
Johnny Cage has appeared in numerous Mortal Kombat movies, games, and spin-offs. He is one of the few characters to have appeared in every major release of the franchise. Cage made his debut appearance in the original Mortal Kombat film where he was played by Linden Ashby. He reprised his role in the 1997 sequel Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. In both films, Cage is a Hollywood actor who is recruited by Sonya Blade to help in the fight against Shang Tsung and his forces.
Cage also appears in the Mortal Kombat video game series. He was a playable character in the 1992 game Mortal Kombat and has been featured in every main installment of the series since then. In the games, Cage is a cocky Hollywood star who uses his martial arts skills to fight against evil. He is one of the few human characters in the series.
outside of the Mortal Kombat franchise, Johnny Cage has made appearances in other media. He was voiced by Chris Cox in The WB’s animated series Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm and by Kevin Michael Richardson in Midway’s Cartoon Network show Mortal Kombat: Konquest. Cage also appears in webisodes of Machinima’s Mortal Kombat: Legacy series, where he is once again played by Linden Ashby.
What’s next for Johnny Cage?
Now that Mortal Kombat has been officially announced as a movie reboot, fans are wondering what’s next for their favorite characters. One of the most popular characters is Johnny Cage, and many are wondering if he’ll be making an appearance in the new movie.
So far, there’s no word on whether or not Johnny Cage will be in Mortal Kombat, but we’ll be sure to keep you updated as more information becomes available.