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Tati Gabrielle In Final Talks To Play Jade In ‘Mortal Kombat 2’ (Exclusive)


Tati Gabrielle, known for her work in Netflix sensation you like The chilling adventures of Sabrinais in final negotiations to join the flying cast of New Line’s sequel to 2021’s Mortal Kombat.

Simon McQuoid, who directed the previous movie based on the video game franchise, is back at the joystick for the second installment, while Jeremy Slater is writing the screenplay for the sequel.

The sequel continues the story of a group of ragtag fighters, skilled in the ways of martial arts, who defend our reality, known in Earthrealm, from the outside world. The first film, released during the pandemic in both theaters and on HBO Max, remains one of the streamer’s biggest hits to date.

Karl Urban is already on board to play fan-favorite character Johnny Cage, an action movie star who enters the Mortal Kombat tournament to prove to naysayers that he’s capable of pulling off his own stunts.

Gabrielle plays Jade, a first-time heroine Mortal Kombat II, the second installment of the video game series that pushed the title into the mainstream of 1990s pop culture. Jade is an assassin who is a friend and bodyguard to the character known as Princess Kitana.

Some of the cast from the first film, such as Jessica McNamee and Josh Lawson, are also expected to return.

Producers are James Wan and Michael Clear of Atomic Monster and Todd Garner of Broken Road Productions. McQuoid and E. Bennett Walsh also produce.

Gabrielle has seen her character become a major player over the course of several seasons you, Netflix’s popular stalker show now in its fourth season. She first got notices for her work on CWs The 100but gained a following for playing Prudence Night on Sabrina. She also voiced Willow on Disney’s The Owl House. On the feature side, she appeared opposite Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg in Sony’s Not charted.

Gabrielle is represented by Déjà Star Productions, CAA and Fox Rothschild

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