Cole Young is a character set to make his debut in the film Mortal Kombat.


Cole participates as a cage fighter in MMA fighting, at some point prior to the Mortal Kombat tournament a marking appears on his chest that is surmised to be an invitation to the upcoming tournament. Unaware of his true heritage, Cole is shocked to learn that the sorcerer Shang Tsung has sent an otherworldly Cryomancer, Sub-Zero, to hunt him down. Fearing for the safety of his family, he begins a search for Sonya Blade under the instructions of Jax Briggs, a Special Forces Major, bearing the same unusual dragon marking as himself.


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Character Development

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  • Screenwriter Greg Russo, in publicity material for the Mortal Kombat film stated that Cole Young's storyline came in part from his own life. As he began working on the project, he and his spouse were about to have their first child. He incorporated his own questions about what it meant to be a father and if he would be a good dad into the character.[1]




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