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More Mortal Kombat Casting News

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Although those who regularly follow Jeri Ryan‘s Twitter feed already knew that she would be playing Sonya in a new series of the digital Mortal Kombat, a press release from Warner Premiere confirmed the news and provided more information on the project including which other actors have been cast.

Kevin Tancharoen who directed and produced the popular, unofficial Mortal Kombat: Rebirth fan short that garnered over 10 million views worldwide,” said the press release, “is bringing the same immersive directing style to this live-action digital new media series. Fans will be able to delve deep into the history of the warriors they know and love including ‘Sub-Zero’ and ‘Scorpion.’ Shooting for Mortal Kombat is currently underway in Vancouver.”


Ryan To Reprise Mortal Kombat Role

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Star Trek: Voyager‘s Jeri Ryan will be playing Sonya Blade again in a new episode of the Mortal Kombat digital series.

Ryan played Sonya in 2010’s Mortal Kombat: Rebirth, which featured an alternate version of the Mortal Kombat Universe.


Mulgrew: The Arrival of Seven of Nine

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Although Kate Mulgrew had no problem with Jeri Ryan, Ryan’s character and why that character was added to Star Trek: Voyager was a problem for Mulgrew.

From a woman’s viewpoint, having a character that she knew was added as “eye candy” was tough for Mulgrew to accept. “I found that that was hard, Jeri notwithstanding,” said Mulgrew. “Certainly, I could see with my own eyes that she was a va-va-va-voom and beautiful-beautiful bombshell of a girl. Sexuality was brought into Voyager, and that’s what I resented. I chose not to use sexuality.”


Ryan Fans Will Have To Wait

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Fans hoping to see Jeri Ryan in the new medical mystery series Body of Proof will have to wait a while longer to see the former Seven-of-Nine.

Ryan will be playing Dr. Kate Murphy, who will be the boss of the main character Megan Hunt (Dana Delany). Hunt, once a neurosurgeon, has gone back to being a medical examiner in hopes of finding out who killed the victims in a car accident.


Ryan: Trek Technobabble Useful

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Jeri Ryan, Star Trek: Voyager‘s Seven of Nine, found that her work on Voyager has helped her in learning her lines for her newest role.

Ryan, who plays Dr. Kate Murphy on ABC’s Body of Proof, now has to learn complicated medical jargon for her role as the boss of medical examiner Dr. Megan Hunt (Dana Delany).


Article: Las Vegas Star Trek Convention Day 3

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

William Shatner (Captain Kirk) asked Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock) to guest star on his new sitcom $#*! My Dad Says, while Jeri Ryan reminisced about her time in the infamous Seven of Nine catsuit on Star Trek: Voyager on the third day of Creation Entertainment’s Las Vegas Star Trek convention.


Creation Hopes To Break Guiness World Record At Vegas Convention This Week

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

In addition to hosting over seventy Star Trek celebs at their annual Las Vegas Star Trek Convention, running this week from Thursday through Sunday at the Las Vegas Hilton, Creation Entertainment is gunning for the Guiness World Record for the “largest gathering of people dressed as Star Trek characters.”


Ryan Explains Mortal Kombat Video

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Those curious about why Jeri Ryan appeared as Sonya Blade in a recent Mortal Kombat YouTube video got an answer from the actress who explained via Twitter what the purpose of the seven-minute clip was.

The short video was a movie pitch, said Ryan. “It’s not a game trailer. Actually was made for the director to sell WB on his vision for a reimagined MK [Mortal Kombat] film.”


Ryan On Seven Of Nine

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Although Jeri Ryan has moved on to other projects, her memories of working on Star Trek: Voyager are good ones.

Seven of Nine was a outsider character, along the lines of Spock, or Data and that was part of what made her unique. “It was part of watching her looking at humanity from a different, outside perspective,” said Ryan. “She was trying to regain her humanity and relearn it, so she was very child-like in a way.”


Ryan In Body Of Proof

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Jeri Ryan, Star Trek: Voyager‘s Seven of Nine, will be appearing in a new ABC series this fall.

Body of Proof (formerly Body of Evidence) is a medical mystery series starring Dana Delany (Desperate Housewives, China Beach) as a neurosurgeon-turned-medical examiner.


Pine Takes On Jack Ryan Role

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Following in the footsteps of Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck, Chris Pine (James T. Kirk) will try his hand at playing Wall Street stockbroker Jack Ryan.

Ryan, created by author Tom Clancy, has appeared in a dozen novels, including The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger and The Sum of All Fears.


Ryan Cast in ABC Drama

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Jeri Ryan, best known to Star Trek fans as Star Trek: Voyager‘s Seven of Nine, has been cast in ABC’s Body of Evidence.

011309JeriRyanBody of Evidence features a “brilliant, tenacious” medical examiner, whose background as a neurosurgeon gives her a “unique and refreshing” crime-solving perspective, but puts her at odds with most of her colleagues. The main role has not been cast yet, but talks with Dana Delany (China Beach, Desperate Housewives) are ongoing.

Ryan, who has a recurring role on TNT’s Leverage, will play the city’s chief medical examiner, who is the boss of the main character of the show.

Ryan On Trek And Leverage

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Star Trek: Voyager‘s Jeri Ryan appreciates her time on the show as Seven of Nine.

Years after Star Trek: Voyager finished airing, Ryan is still recognized for her role as the former Borg Seven of Nine and grateful for her continuing work after the end of the series. “I’m really lucky to have been given a role that was so beautifully written, that was so rich to play as an actor and which became an iconic character,” she said.


Ryan In Leverage Finale

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Jeri Ryan, best known to Star Trek: Voyager fans as Seven of Nine, will be appearing in the summer finale of Leverage, in The Lost Heir Job episode.

Ryan will portray Tara, a new recurring character, on tonight’s episode of Leverage, which airs at 9:00 P.M. on TNT. In The Lost Heir Job, a crooked lawyer schemes to take over his client’s estate and Parker (Beth Riesgraf) pretends to be the client’s long-lost daughter to lay claim to the estate and thwart the lawyer.


Ryan To Appear On Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Jeri Ryan, best known to Star Trek fans for playing Seven of Nine on Star Trek: Voyager, will be guest-starring on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in an episode to air next month.

As reported by The Futon Critic, Ryan will be appearing in Baggage, which will air on Tuesday, April 7, at 10:00 P.M. on NBC. (more…)