Mortal Kombat 1 enthusiasts have reason to celebrate as Megan Fox, the acclaimed American actress, takes on the role of MK1 Nitara, a fierce and bloodthirsty vampire, joining the ranks of the game’s roster.
The news of Fox’s involvement sent shockwaves through the gaming community. Rumors had been circulating about potential celebrity appearances in MK1, with Megan Fox’s name at the forefront. Some fans even speculated whether Fox’s iconic character from “Jennifer’s Body” might find her way into the game. Yet, skepticism prevailed, especially with Travis Scott’s name also thrown into the mix.
Now, the speculations have been laid to rest, and Megan Fox steps into the Mortal Kombat universe with a role that fans of the franchise will surely relish. Nitara, a fan-favorite from the 3D era, is set to make her mark.
MK1 Nitara role fits Megan Fox quite well
For long-time Mortal Kombat fans, Nitara’s return is a nostalgic thrill. Her initial appearance in Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance during the 3D era was memorable, yet she hasn’t graced the roster as a playable character since the days of Armageddon. This much-awaited comeback promises to add a refreshing dynamic to the game.
Megan Fox voice acting
In a recent gameplay trailer unveiled by NetherRealm Studios, we’re treated to an exhilarating display of Nitara’s abilities, accompanied by commentary from Megan Fox herself. Fox not only provided the voice but also served as the model for the vampire character. The trailer cleverly nods to Fox’s cult classic film, “Jennifer’s Body,” as Kung Lao inquires, in a tongue-in-cheek manner, about the whereabouts of Jen’s body.
The casting of Megan Fox as Nitara is more than apt, especially considering her pivotal role in “Jennifer’s Body.” This addition injects an extra layer of excitement and familiarity, bridging the actress’s persona with the character she portrays.
Fox’s enthusiasm for the role shines through. “It’s cool to be in the game. Because I’m not really just voicing it. It’ll be like, she’s kind of me,” she remarks. This venture marks a significant moment for Fox, who seems to be wholeheartedly embracing her inner gamer. Her recent forays into gaming, including donning the mantle of Zelda in cosplay and featuring in the Diablo 4 marketing campaign, are indicative of a newfound passion for the medium.
From her iconic roles on-screen to her recent ventures into the world of video games, Fox continues to surprise and delight fans with her diverse talents and interests. This crossover between Hollywood and gaming communities is a testament to her versatility as an entertainer.
All confirmed MK1 characters
If you’re curious about what other characters you’ll be playing in the game, presented below is the current lineup of confirmed characters in Mortal Kombat 1. It’s important to note that this roster is still a work in progress. Make sure to keep up with out updates to not miss out a single playable character.
- Ermac #
- General Shao
- Homelander #
- Johnny Cage
- Kung Lao
- Li Mei
- Liu Kang
- Omni-Man #
- Peacemaker #
- Quan Chi #
- Shang Tsung *
- Takeda #
(* Exclusive to pre-orders, # included with Kombat Pack)
As the release date for Mortal Kombat 1 draws near, anticipation reaches a fever pitch. On September 19, players on Nintendo Switch, PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S platforms will have the opportunity to engage in an epic showdown with MK1 Nitara, brought to life by none other than Megan Fox. The game promises to deliver a fresh narrative and reimagined versions of beloved Mortal Kombat characters, making it an essential addition to the franchise for both new and seasoned players alike. Get ready for a gaming experience like no other!
Meanwhile, if you are an avid fan of the classic fight games, make sure to check out our article on the newly leaked Tekken 8 characters, Azucena and Raven.
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