His coolie hat is his most recognizable feature, and he occasionally wields a quarterstaff that holds the power of thunder and lightning. Raiden's behavior had become more erratic and uncharacteristic; he became increasingly aggressive in his protection of Earthrealm, going as far as to destroy all other realms to prevent them being a danger to Earthrealm in his Armageddon ending. His wardrobe consisted of a robe which hides his attire from the first game (his rain hat was worn only once at the beginning of the film). Reptile-Jon Valera. He, Scorpion and Sub-Zero guards Kharon's ship from Frost's leading Cyber Lin Kuei and even convincing the older Jax to return to the hero side, revealing him the connection between Kronika and her children Cetrion and Shinnok. In Mortal Kombat: Conquest Jeffrey Meek played both Raiden and Shao Kahn, who shared a number of onscreen conversation, and even fought each other in the finale. Saw him recently in a youtube video by The Realm Kast. During the last Tournament Edition issue, Raiden commandeered the group of heroes in Shao Kahn's tournament. Jeffrey Meek played an oddly, less-serious yet still wise Raiden in the live-action series Mortal Kombat: Conquest. He had now become furious with the way Earthrealm's inhabitants had treated their own realm and became even more enraged when he learned that Shujinko had foolishly unleashed the Dragon King. In this miniseries, it is stated that, while his fellow gods stay out of mortal affairs, Raiden never remains silent, and always tries to give the good side an advantage in the eternal struggle. He is referred to as "Dark" or "Evil Raiden" in his alternate costume and concept renders found in Deception, while Liu Kang's ending in Armageddon refers to him defeating a Raiden that had been "corrupted by his suicide" to become Earthrealm's protector god. In an interview featured in Deception, Ed Boon said that the hat that actor Carlos Pesina wore to portray the character in the earlier Mortal Kombat games was ruined as a result of Pesina repeatedly performing falls during production. Unlike his film and game incarnations, this Raiden is far more upbeat, with a sarcastic personality making him less aloof toward humans. He has appeared as a playable character in every fighting installment with the exception of Mortal Kombat 3and its upgrade, and was among the eleven characters to represent the franchise in the crossover title Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. Jeffrey Meek, likewise, makes for an excellent, devil-may-care Rayden, (a far better fit for the character than James Remar, who played MK's God of Thunder in … Blue finds him and locks the door to the room, and Raiden tells her to stab him. Raiden sent the Briggs to find Kronika's crown at Shang Tsung's palace, but ended up failure while learning that the reluctant older Jax is manipulated by Kronika into joining her scheme. After Special Force base has been compromised, just as Sektor is about to self-destruct, Raiden arrived on time to rescue Cassie, Jacqui, younger Jax and older Johnny to their current only base, Shirai Ryu's Fire Garden, but the younger Johnny and Sonya are kidnapped by Black Dragon, leaving Cassie, who manage to set the tracking device on Black Dragon's plane a successful rescue. Follow. on His father, James Meek, retired as a Chief Master Sergeant; his mother was a junior high teacher. The creators claimed they based Raiden's character design on The Three Storms, Lo Pan's three servants from the film Big Trouble in Little China. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. [21] In 2010, UGO ranked "baby Raiden" as the cutest Babality. [22] In 2011, Paste listed Raiden's Fatality in the 2011 Mortal Kombat game as the sixth best from that game,[23] also ranking Raiden's Fatality from the original Mortal Kombat as the second best from that game. mortal kombat mk raiden lord raiden mortal kombat conquest jeffrey meek the god of thunder thunder god best of the day mk11 mortal kombat 11. Kevin McKinnon / Cmdr. However, the Earthrealm warriors Jax Briggs, Sonya Blade, Johnny Cage, Kitana and Kung Lao were all soon slain. Shao Kahn emerged victorious, but Raiden was able to send a message to his past self before Kahn could finish him off. Jeffrey Meek as Shao Kahn If anything, at least Jeffrey Meek did well enough in his double role as both Raiden and Shao Kahn. Jeffrey Meek played Raiden in the live-action series Mortal Kombat: Conquest. Shao Kahn was played by Jeffrey Meek (who also played Raiden) in the TV series Mortal Kombat: Konquest. Raiden (also known as Lord Raiden, and sometimes spelled Rayden) is a video game character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game series by Midway Games. After a brief skirmish, Raiden is able to teleport himself away from the UN Orbital Space Station with Kang in tow. He starred in Raven and the CBS late-night series, The Exile and played Raiden and Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat: Konquest. In the epilogue, Raiden now appears in a darker form as his original counterpart in Deception and Armageddon and warns the new Netherrealm rulers, Liu Kang and Kitana, that he will show no mercy to anyone who threatens Earthrealm, and gives them Shinnok's decapitated but still living head to prove his point.[5]. He is unsuccessful however, as he is defeated by Taven and left unconscious on the ground. David Lee McInnis plays Raiden in the 2013 second series of Mortal Kombat: Legacy. When Earthrealm was young, Raiden was its protector. With his patience exhausted, Raiden decided he was going to take matters into his own hands. A saya (katana scabbard) appears on Raiden's secondary costumes in Deadly Alliance, Deception, and Armageddon, but he is never seen actually using the sword. Whether you are preparing a television audition, playing Shakespeare or just starting out, Jeff offers coaching from one of Hollywood’s successful professionals who is… 1.4K likes. He later challenges Sub-Zero to a fight and later the enraged Captain Marvel, who tells him to leave. Taja-Kristanna Loken. He and his family moved from Zweibrücken, Michigan, to San Francisco when he was a child. He is found by a young female patient named Blue, whom he befriends, and taken in by orderlies. Reblog. earthrealmclown. Disney dropped new trailers for "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier," "Loki," and a first look at the new Star Wars series, "Andor.". Christopher Lambert and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa played Raiden and Shang Tsung in the 1995 film which the series is a prequel to. Being a god, he possesses many supernatural abilities and a radically different outlook on life than a mere mortal. Aquarius Named Jeffrey #6. Learning of Shao Kahn captures Jade and Kotal, Raiden sends Liu Kang and Kung Lao to aid Kitana on the rescue mission, as well as convincing the current Shokan queen Sheeva, and redeeming their timeline's Baraka into joining the allied forces of light, eventually leading Kitana becoming Kotal's worthy Kahn successor. Based on the Japanese thunder god, Raijin, and portrayed in the series canon as the thunder god and appointed protector of Earth, Raiden defends the planet from myriad otherworldly threats alongside his handpicked warriors. He was depicted in his Mortal Kombat II attire and retained the dry wit and sarcasm of his Conquest counterpart, clashing with Sonya and Jax in several episodes. Raiden has electricity pulsating across his body in Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat 4, and Deadly Alliance. No need to waste time endlessly browsing—here's the entire lineup of new movies and TV shows streaming on Netflix this month. Christopher Lambert as Raiden in the 1995 film Mortal Kombat. As a child, Jeffrey moved around a lot and lived in Fairfield, CA, Zweibrücken (Germany), and Marquette, Michigan. The sorcerer Quan Chi offers him a large jade amulet of unknown origin that would restore his powers. Ed Boon personally hated that Acclaim spelled it with an Y.[9]. Before Fame. Raiden ensures Liu Kang that they will meet again in another timeline, but it doesn't mean they bid farewell. The reanimated corpse of Liu Kang was now the enforcer of Raiden's will and he sent it on a mission to wreak havoc on those he believed did harm to Earthrealm. Jeffrey Meek Studio is a scene-study acting workshop dedicated to creating an environment where committed and passionate actors come together to develop and hone their craft in a focused, supportive environment. He crashed landed to Earth to participate in the Mortal Kombat tournament, but he, unfortunately, landed within the bounds of a mental hospital. Probably better than Lambert as Raiden too. How could the last fight (Raiden VS Shao Kahn) be filmed when Jeffrey Meek played both of them? Raiden confronts Taven as Kahn, Onaga, Shang Tsung, and Quan Chi escape into a portal leading to Edenia. Anh cũng là một trong những nhân vật trung tâm của game. He has appeared as a playable character in every fighting installment with the exception of Mortal Kombat 3 and its upgrade, and was among the eleven characters to represent the franchise in the crossover title Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. 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