Mortal Kombat II Snags Netflix Star Adeline Rudolph for Fan-Favorite Kitana

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Adeline Rudolph arsenic Agatha Night successful Netflix's The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

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Mortal Kombat II is still connected way to commencement accumulation this summer, and Warner Bros. has been gradually revealing caller castmates for nan upcoming film. The sequel to nan 2021 reboot flick appears to person much fan-favorite characters from nan games this clip around, pinch Karl Urban and Tati Gabrielle connected manus to play Johnny Cage and Jade, respectively. And nan newest summation is 1 of nan franchise’s astir enduring characters.

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Per nan Hollywood Reporter, Adeline Rudolph has been brought connected to play nan Outworld princess Kitana. Rudolph made her debut arsenic Agatha Night successful Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and will reunite pinch Gabrielle, who was besides 1 of that show’s main formed members. Rudolph later went connected to play characters successful Riverdale and nan big type of Billie Wesker successful Netflix’s Resident Evil series. Her adjacent large domiciled is Bobbie Jo Song successful Hellboy: The Crooked Man.

Like Jade, nan fan-wielding Kitana first appeared successful 1993's Mortal Kombat II, and has been successful nan roster of astir each crippled since. A princess of nan realm of Edenia, Kitana is nan stepdaughter of nan series’ large bad Shao Kahn and later defects to prevention nan realms from her father. Over nan people of nan games, she’s died (twice), go an undead revenant, and made into nan charismatic ruler of Outworld aft defeating her father. She was besides nan template utilized to create her sister Mileena, and nan 2 person been successful a bloody rivalry for years. (At clip of writing, it’s not clear if nan characteristic of Mileena aliases her character from nan first film, Sisi Stringer, will beryllium returning.) Both sisters were immoderate of nan first characters revealed by NetherRealm successful nan upcoming Mortal Kombat 1.

Kitana’s been featured successful various worldly extracurricular of nan games, astir notably successful nan earlier live-action films, wherever she was played by Talisa Soto. More recently, she popped up successful 2 of nan animated Mortal Kombat Legends films, Scorpion’s Revenge and Battle of nan Realms.

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