9 June 2010
This has been all over the internets the past few days, so I thought I’d add my own two cents to it.
Here’s the story: Warner Bros. acquired the Mortal Kombat franchise recently, and there has been some noise about making another live-action movie, a reboot of the franchise. So director Kevin Tancharoen (who directed the recent Fame movie) hired some actors including Michael Jai White and Jeri Ryan and made this short film as a proof-of-concept to pitch his vision to Warner Bros.
And except for some awkward insertions of catch phrases from the game, I think the result is shockingly excellent:
If such a film actually gets made, I might actually want to go and see it. I do think that with all the buzz surrounding this video that Warner Bros. would be fools not to let Tancharoen helm this movie. But then again, I am talking about Hollywood executives, so…