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 Post subject: MK: Legacy 2 - Release Date and Cast Info. Guess Who Is Back
 Post Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:57 pm 
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More and more Mortal Kombat: Legacy Season 2 information is coming our way. Warner Bros. has just issued a press release with tons of information about the second series. The following cast members have been officially announced:

- Brian Tee (The Wolverine) as Liu Kang
- Harry Shum, Jr. (Glee) as Kuai Liang
- Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa will reprise his role as Shang Tsung from the original Mortal Kombat movie.
- Ian Anthony Dale is returning as Scorpion
- Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers) is taking over where Matt Mullins left off with Johnny Cage.
- Mark Dacascos (Cradle 2 the Grave) as Kung Lao

Mortal Kombat Legacy Season 2 Cast: Harry Shum, Casper Van Dien, Brian Tee, Ian Anthony Dale


The second season with debut worldwide exclusively on Machinima in the second quarter of 2013 with the very first clip from the series making its way to us as early as February 17th at the 2013 Streamy Awards.

From the press release:

“MORTAL KOMBAT: LEGACY 2” WEB SERIES TO DEBUT WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVELY ON MACHINIMA IN SECOND QUARTER OF 2013

EAGERLY AWAITED SECOND SEASON OF THE HIT LIVE-ACTION WEB SERIES IS CURRENTLY IN PRODUCTION IN LOS ANGELES

DIRECTED BY KEVIN TANCHAROEN ("MORTAL KOMBAT: LEGACY"), SERIES STARS HARRY SHUM, JR. ("GLEE") AS "KUAI LIANG," CASPER VAN DIEN ("STARSHIP TROOPERS") AS "JOHNNY CAGE," BRIAN TEE (“THE WOLVERINE”)
AS "LIU KANG," IAN ANTHONY DALE (“HAWAII FIVE-O”) AS “SCORPION,” AND CARY TAGAWA ("MORTAL KOMBAT") AS "SHANG TSUNG"

FIRST CLIP TO PREMIERE AT 2013 STREAMY AWARDS ON FEBRUARY 17

BURBANK, CALIF., December 3, 2012 – A second season of the hit live-action web series "Mortal Kombat: Legacy" is currently in production in Los Angeles and will debut worldwide in Q2 2013 exclusively on Machinima, the number one entertainment network on YouTube. Based on the best-selling “Mortal Kombat” videogame franchise, Kevin Tancharoen (“Mortal Kombat: Legacy”) returns to direct and co-write "Mortal Kombat: Legacy 2" alongside writers Josh Baizer and Marshall Johnson (“Dead Loss”).

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. The epic battle for Earthrealm has finally begun!

"Fans are in for a real treat with the second season of Mortal Kombat: Legacy," said Tancharoen. "With added visual effects and storylines that dive deeper into our warriors as they make their way to the tournament, we’re taking this series to a whole new level. I'm really looking forward to showing fans the first clip during the Streamy Awards on February 17. "

"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-O”) 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."

“Machinima and our audience have been eagerly awaiting the next chapter in this series, and I’m thrilled to announce that Mortal Kombat: Legacy 2 will return to its original home on Machinima,” said Allen DeBevoise, Chairman, Co-Founder, and CEO of Machinima. “We have become a destination for episodic narrative series thanks in part to the first season of Mortal Kombat: Legacy, and we look forward to breaking new ground with this much anticipated new season.”

“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.


Visit our Mortal Kombat: Legacy section for much more information on the series and our Mortal Kombat: Legacy forum to discuss it. You can also watch the complete first season for free here.

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