Is Ludi Lin Set to Play Liu Kang in New Mortal Kombat Movie?

There’s a juicy bit of hearsay floating around concerning some potential casting news connected to the new Mortal Kombat movie due out in 2021. Unconfirmed chatter has Ludi Lin in talks to play the role of Liu Kang in the upcoming Warner Bros. film based on the seven original characters from the 1992 video game from Midway Games.
Lin’s recent roles include Captain Murk in last year’s smash hit Aquaman and Zack (Black Ranger) in the 2017 big screen adaptation of Power Rangers.
Comix Asylum has reached out to Mr. Lin’s representatives for confirmation but they had no comment.