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Welcome back to foxnews.com live I'm Jonathan Hunt let's can -- to LA right now.
When the superstar actress cherry Riley and star of Star Trek -- -- is standing by to talk to us.
About her new role as -- -- belay need.
In the -- come back to live action digital series Gerri great to see you.
Your bank and I should also point out to our view is that you will miss Illinois in 1989 and placed fourth in the 1990 Miss America pageant.
We should bring that up just for fun that you absolutely.
Should bring that I'm good I'm glad we -- that but you look at dirt on it except.
So I'm -- you know this isn't interesting you ask that -- the allow live action digital series the most common how did this come around.
You know I did.
What more like Mortal Kombat rebirth which was released by early last year as a favor to a -- Our director Michael.
And did it.
Just him to help them out and didn't expect it to go anywhere -- and expect anything come of it and then he sent me the finished product and I was.
Blown away by his vision for this he is an incredibly talented director.
And then it went viral and took on a life of its own and became -- so when they approached me that they were gonna do the web series this is absolutely.
-- know how much fun is it to play somebody like special forces it forces agent Sonya blade.
This is a riot I mean this is what -- became an actress to play as many different people is you've had it I think the only one of the cast is not a trained fighter.
I think they're all the rest of them are all you know actual martial arts experts and elected this is not what it's a true everyday that this was still much -- And it did you go through any special martial arts training or anything like that -- Yeah well this isn't -- will work on that that that's.
Main difference in shooting a web series in shooting or a regular.
The -- -- TV series is there's no lead up time for training of any sorts I think I had a grand total of maybe five days.
From the time I found that the project was happening to getting the offer making the deal being on a plane -- -- the next in Vancouver.
So it but there was no time at all and that might fight scene was the second seamless hot on my first asked that.
Through -- thank god we have an amazing stunt coordinator and he was very patient with me working between here for a few minutes between shots on the previous scene and we had maybe 45 minutes total -- to get a trained.
Does that how much will you eighteen and bruise to the next day.
Oh my god -- apple apple all like the event probably the least active human if I permeated her alive.
So I'll see that I was three days and Epson salts packet well.
Skill -- -- but it's so much -- to do.
I'm sure it is so yeah how is it different act.
Acting for something like this -- a digital series is it any different than TV or movies.
Now the acting is the same especially in these first two episodes which center around my -- Sonia and Jackson Cano -- -- -- to humans in this this fantasy world.
So these first two episodes especially are very much.
Reality based that's very -- very dark very real.
And -- cool.
So now the acting really if anything you have a little more time because it was a distant sort of between six and ten minutes each scene have a little more time when you're actually shooting them that you -- -- So I -- and -- you're going -- -- -- and getting into more training for this I'm assuming that martial arts training.
And all of this is going to be very useful annual household in instilling discipline and in those two children meals.
I think and and my husband I think I think it's coming quite -- -- I'm sure he's looking forward to -- eventually come to hit it.
To interview kids -- -- -- teenagers are right.
I have a three year old and a sixteen year old and a and do you mean you given mortal combat the violence in Mortal -- do you have -- do you have any misgivings about that having children yourself.
-- -- My -- familiar with the game he plays -- -- Incarnation of the game with his friends and you know I it's not something in my daughter's going to be watching this is this is definitely not -- kids show that we're doing this is very gritty it's very dark.
And it's yet it's for adults.
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