Mortal Kombat’s Lewis Tan remembers being “devastated” after failing to land the starring role in Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
Mortal KombatLewis Tan talked about the moment he found out he didn’t land the lead role of Shang-Chi in the upcoming Marvel movie. Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings.
“I just lost a crazy job, a very, very high level job, and I heard that news on a plane to Japan, and I was, like, devastated,” Tan recalled the disappointing call to Y.
“A friend of mine, Simu, got that role,” he said. “He’s going to do a fantastic job with the material.” The Mortal Kombat star added: “Everything happens at the right time [for] the right reason and looking back at everything that happened, I wouldn’t change it for an instant. “
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He concluded: “I am very grateful for the opportunity, and I am very grateful that diverse people are directing these incredible films. Seeing our faces that are generally overlooked and overlooked and having the opportunity to be a part of that change that is not. I could see when I was a kid, I’m honored to do that and I’m happy for everyone else. “
Shortly after that call, Tan landed the role of Cole Young on Simon McQuoid’s. Mortal Kombat restart. Although the film has yet to be released in the states, it is already making its international box office debut to great acclaim.
Directed by Simon McQuoid and produced by James Wan, Mortal Kombat stars Tan along with Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson, Tadanobu Asano, Mehcad Brooks, Ludi Lin, Chin Han, Joe Taslim, Hiroyuki Sanada, Max Huang, Sisi Stringer, Matilda Kimber, and Laura Brent. The film hits theaters and at HBO Max on April 23.
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