Jeri Ryan confirmed for Mortal Kombat February 15, 2011 Casting details for Mortal Kombat’s digital series revealed… Jeri Ryan and Michael Jai White have been confirmed for the Mortal Kombat live-action digital series, which began shooting in Vancouver this month. Ryan and Whitewill reprise their roles as Sonya Blade and Jax respectively, from last year’s “unofficial fan short” Mortal Kombat: Rebirth. The digital series will reportedly span nine short episodes and will also feature Scorpion, Sub-Zero and additional characters from the game’s universe. The shorts will be “available online” this spring, in conjunction with the April 19 release of the new Mortal Kombat game. Kevin Tancharoen, who directed the original “fan” short, will both produce and co-write the digital shorts.