Mortal Kombat Star Play Lin talks about spreading love for the Asian community following last month’s mass shootings at massage parlors in the Atlanta area that killed six Asian women.

The “Proud Sino-Canadian” actor, whose recent action roles include Power Rangers and Aquaman, spoke to E! News about his experience working on Mortal Kombat, which is based on the popular video game franchise. In the film, Ludi plays the experienced fighter Liu Kang, who also appears in the games.

“It is almost surreal to be born in China and to grow up there. I could never have imagined what I would be like in my childhood, playing video games like s and living my dream,” says 33-year-old actor E! News in an exclusive video.

Someone he was especially excited to share the movie with? His mother. “It’s nice to show her the reality of the matter and show her that it doesn’t make any belief,” he said. “I can watch them [watch the movie], more than I watch with her. “