Action star Joe Taslim has once again landed a role in a Hollywood movie. According to a recent announcement, he is to play the character of Sub-Zero in the live-action adaptation of Mortal Kombat, dubbed the most lucrative video game franchise of all time.
Sub-Zero is an original character in the Mortal Kombat franchise, with the first version released in 1992. Mortal Kombat games have since successfully sold more than 49 million times.
Fans of the series recognize Sub-Zero as an iconic character known for his ice theme and enmity with his nemesis, Scorpion.
The Hollywood Reporter wrote that the movie is set to shoot later this year in southern Australia, and — by coincidence or not — Joe has posted photos of Adelaide in his Instagram account.