The second season of the hit live-action web series Mortal Kombat: Legacy is prepping to begin airing February 17. Today, director Kevin Tancharoen released the following cast photo via Instagram that will hopefully whet fan appetites for the new episodes.
The first season of Mortal Kombat: Legacy was one of the most-viewed web series of 2011 with more than 60 million views to date on Machinima. In the second season, the saga continues as Liu Kang and Ermac join the ranks of fighters introduced in the first season of the web series including Kenshi, Kung Lao, Kuai Lang, Stryker, Kitana, Mileena, Johnny Cage, Scorpion and Sub Zero. This new season will uncover the rivalries and histories of these fierce warriors as Raiden and his recruits clash against the dark forces of Outworld.
Mortal Kombat: Legacy 2 features stars from television and film – many of whom have real-world martial arts experience. The cast includes Harry Shum, Jr. (“Glee”) as the warlord adviser Kuai Liang, Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers) as martial arts film actor Johnny Cage, Brian Tee (The Wolverine) as Shaolin Monk Liu Kang, Mark Dacascos (Cradle 2 the Grave) as Kung Lao – a close friend of Liu Kang, Ian Anthony Dale (“Hawaii Five-0″) returns as the resurrected ninja Scorpion, and reprising his role he made famous in the Mortal Kombat theatrical release – Cary Tagawa as the powerful, arrogant sorcerer Shang Tsung.
Mortal Kombat: Legacy 2 comes from producer Lance Sloane (“H+: The Digital Series” / Act of Valor) and Kevin Tancharoen (Mortal Kombat: Legacy) who also serves as the series’ director. Production services are provided by Bandito Brothers, and Hayden Roush and Marina Stabile serve as Line Producers. The series is written by Josh Baizer, Marshall Johnson and Kevin Tancharoen. Mortal Kombat: Legacy 2 is produced by Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and distributed by Machinima, Inc.