Jessica McNamee did her homework to prepare for the role of Sonya Blade for her appearance in the Mortal Kombat movie … by watching videos on YouTube!
The new Mortal Kombat movie has already been released and it seems that it has made a good impression among critics, with first impressions praising its fidelity to video games. The studio has put a lot of emphasis on the importance of choosing the actors well for each character, and it seems that the interpreters were very serious about getting into the role.
Specific Jessica McNamee, who plays Sonya Blade in the movie, did her homework thoroughly and was even watching YouTube videos to better prepare herself for the character. According to the actress told Collider, first investigated the character’s past to find out what he was like in games, thus falling squarely in the fandom of Mortal Kombat and he started watching people play to better understand his character’s fighting style.
“I actually just googled Sonya Blade. I read everything, and got into the fandom. I mean, it’s infinite. And of course what really helped me was watching YouTube videos with fans playing the game, so I could see on direct what was happening and understand more about this world, “explained McNamee in the interview.
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Besides Sonya, Mortal Kombat It has a very large cast that includes many characters from the franchise, such as Kano, Jax, Sub-Zero and Liu Kang. The film also introduces Cole Young, a new character who is related to the events of the film. Of course the plot Mortal Kombat revolves around an epic tournament that will decide the fate of the universe.