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Indonesian Actor Joe Taslim Cast as Sub-Zero in James Wan’s ‘Mortal Kombat’

Joe Taslim

The much awaited James Wan live-action movie “Mortal Kombat” has finally found its Sub-Zero, “The Raid” actor Joe Taslim.

Taslim, an alum of Indonesia’s national Judo team, was tapped to play Sub-Zero, one of the original characters of the popular fighting game “Mortal Kombat” whose attacks and powers are all ice-based, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

An Interview with ‘Aquaman’ Director James Wan, a Hero in His Own Right

James Wan is nothing less than a trailblazer. His works, though often accessible big-budget films like “Insidious” and “Furious 7,” all stand out as decidedly new ventures. Take “Saw,” a series he started in 2003 that has since expanded into one of the most successful horror franchises of all time, eclipsing over $1 billion in box office earnings. At its inception, “Saw” was just an indie short film that grew into more thanks to Wan’s tenacity.

“At the end of the day,” he tells me, “I do know I inspired filmmakers in the horror genre to get out there and take the bull by the horns, so to speak.”

Horror Icon James Wan to Produce Hollywood Remake of Korea’s ‘Train to Busan’

Prolific horror icon James Wan will be producing the Hollywood remake of the South Korean zombie film “Train to Busan.” 

The talented Malaysian Australian filmmaker, who helmed “Saw,” “The Conjuring” series, the “Insidious” series, “Furious 7,” and the upcoming “Aquaman” film, will be working with “IT” writer Gary Dauberman for the English language version of the hit movie.