Jeffrey Meek is our special guest this episode where we discuss Jeffrey Meek’s input and thoughts on his roles as Raiden and Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat Conquest as well as the series as a whole! He has featured extensively in other Mortal Kombat media such as the two feature films, the animated series Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm, the television series Mortal Kombat: Konquest, and the Mortal Kombat: Legacy web series, in addition to appearing on official series merchandise. However, the Earthrealm warriors Jax Briggs, Sonya Blade, Johnny Cage, Kitana and Kung Lao were all soon slain. As a child, Jeffrey moved around a lot and lived in Fairfield, CA, … Insanely talented actor. 94 notes. Jeffrey Meek was born on 11 February, 1959 in Fairfield, California, United States, is an American actor. I also got to design the fight.’ Raiden would later fight against Shao Kahn when the two became the last surviving warriors. Raiden appears in the reboot game, titled Mortal Kombat. Jeffrey Meek played Raiden in the live-action series Mortal Kombat: Konquest. Disney dropped new trailers for "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier," "Loki," and a first look at the new Star Wars series, "Andor.". In his ending in the original game, Raiden wins the tournament but soon becomes bored with human competition and he invites other gods to participate in the tournament, which ends up destroying the planet. In Mortal Kombat II, watching events unfold from high above, Raiden realized the grim intentions of Shao Kahn. Being a god, he possesses many supernatural abilities, such as the ability to teleport, control lightning and fly. Sub-Zero-J.J. Perry. This was possibly because of copyright issues from a shoot 'em up game Raiden, or because of the character Raiden from the Fatal Fury series. As a god, he is used to thinking in terms of eternity rather than normal human lifespans, and so he has a radica… When the revenant Liu Kang stole his redeemed past counterpart's soul and perverted his own nature, just to kill Raiden, the Thunder God himself is very disgusted, and instead of killing him, Raiden saves Liu Kang, freeing his past-self, gaining his future-self's knowledge and fuse with him into an ultimate Thunder Fire Elder God Liu Kang, ending Kronika's cycles between them. 8:00 PM PST Shadow Priests-Kimball Sultan Uddin, Emery Hail. After the death of Scorpion's future-self at the hands of D’Vorah while rescuing Netherrealm's shipman Kharon on his future-self's behalf, he and Sub-Zero are still suspicious of a still wraith past Scorpion's sleeves, but Liu Kang is the only one who realize that his timeline's Scorpion is fully redeemed on behalf of his late-future-self and stands for his redemption. A mainstay of the Mortal Kombat cast, Raiden is one of the series' most recognizable characters. Unlike his film and game incarnations, this Raiden is far more upbeat, with a … 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. Raiden was well aware of Shinnok's deceptive nature, but he accepted the offer in an attempt secretly to uncover Shinnok's plans. In Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, it states that Raiden is seven feet tall but his sprite was the same height as the other fighters. In the first Mortal Kombat movie, Raiden, who is played by Christopher Lambert,[14] is disallowed from participating in the tournament, but remains the guiding god of thunder, bent on doing all within his power to help Earth's chosen warriors gain victory. Even if his mortal form is destroy… ... Jeffrey Meek Popularity . "[17] In UGO's 2012 list of the top Mortal Kombat characters, Raiden placed fourth. Kotal, even Cassie told Raiden about his future downfall as a Dark Raiden, including the recent death of older Sonya shortly before the time merger occurred. earthrealmclown. He commands many supernatural abilities such as teleportation, flight, and control of the elements. However, with Liu Kang again uniting Earthrealm's warriors, Raiden's Forces of Light emerged successful. Another couple of years later, Raiden finds that Shinnok's amulet has been stolen, and he and the new Earthrealm Defenders work to stop Shinnok from being freed. 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. After conversing with Bo' Rai Cho over his regret at losing Liu Kang and Kung Lao and reminiscing over an older mission, he is attacked by Shinnok and his corrupted former allies. Being a god, he possesses many supernatural abilities and a radically different outlook on life than a mere mortal. Unlike his film and game incarnations, this Raiden is far more upbeat, with a sarcastic personality making … If Liu Kang won in all rounds to prevent Kronika from bringing him to the Dawn of Time, Raiden advice Liu Kang to find a partner who can accompany him most at the Dawn of Time, and Liu Kang immediately chooses Kitana. A fight scene he was planned to have with Sheeva was included in the shooting script, but it was eventually cut from the film; Raiden instead fought a pair of Reptile clones while Sheeva died after being crushed by a falling cage. 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. [15] He was sixth in Game Revolution's ranking of top ten "old school" Mortal Kombat characters, noting him for his gibberish and the Fergality. His father, James Meek, retired as a Chief Master Sergeant; his mother was a junior high teacher. [12][13] He was unplayable in all versions of Mortal Kombat 3 and briefly appeared only as part of Nightwolf's Friendship, which saw him transform into Raiden while a Mortal Kombat II arcade cabinet appeared along with one of two quotes, "No, But I Can Do a Raiden Transformation", or "I've never seen a Kano transformation", both of which were based on false reports that Kano was secretly playable in Mortal Kombat II and Raiden likewise in Mortal Kombat 3. In the Japanese religion Shinto, from which the character is derived, Raijin is usually portrayed as a small, red-skinned demon that beats a drum to create thunder. UnlikeBryce from 1982 to 1988 and 2007 to 2008, Hunt Block from 2000 to 2005, Jeffrey Meek from 2006 to 2007, and Jon Lindstrom from 2008 to 2010. Most Popular #164475. Saw him recently in a youtube video by The Realm Kast. Shao Kahn emerged victorious, but Raiden was able to send a message to his past self before Kahn could finish him off. The Raiden of the past has been imbued with the knowledge of his future self and commits to using this information to alter the course of history to avert the disaster laid out in Mortal Kombat: Armageddon. Reblog. [24] WeDoTech.net ranked Raiden as fifth on their 2010 list of top fighting characters of all time, commenting that "his ability of flight and teleportation are also two skills designed perfectly for the combat arena. 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