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In June of last year, a video short appeared online under the name "Mortal Kombat: Rebirth." It was a polished, inventive take on the now classic fighting game franchise. Initially, its origins were unknown and fans could only speculate: Was it a clip from a new movie? An elaborate teaser for a n...

April 12th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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The first episode of Mortal Kombat: Legacy has gotten over here ("here" being "YouTube"). In this first 12-minute installment of the web series, you'll see the secret origins of Kano's robot face parts, Sonya Blade's highly impractical, highly CG cell phone replacement, and oh hey! There's that o...

April 12th 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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With under two weeks left until the official launch of the new Mortal Kombat, the game's companion live-action web series has been given a premiere date: April 12. According to Hadoken.net, the first episode will be available via Machinima at 4PM PST, following a live stream event. Select actors...

April 6th 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Director Kevin Tancharoen is planning to film nine episodes, running between seven and ten minutes each, for the live-action Mortal Kombat series that was announced by Warner Bros. earlier this month. In an interview with Gamasutra, Tancharoen says that the sure-to-be-violent vignettes will delve...

January 31st 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Remember that super violent, Michael Jai White-fronted trailer for a Mortal Kombat film reboot that magically appeared on the internet last summer? Well, sadly, it failed to sell Warner Bros. on the prospect of turning the trailer into a full, proper film -- but that doesn't mean the project is t...

January 15th 2011 at 9:30pm 0 Comments