Mortal Kombat 3

It’s been years since New Line Cinema announced that they were developing another Mortal Kombat movie. Director Kevin Tancharoen was set behind the camera after helming the web series Mortal Kombat Legacy, but he left the project two years later. The last update we got on the project came last year when James Wan was brought on board as producer, and no more has been heard about the project since then. But that changes today.

Christopher Lambert, who played Raiden in the first Mortal Kombat movie, recently sat down for an interview where he revealed that he’s currently in talks to return as the electric warrior in Mortal Kombat 3. In addition, he teased a new twist on the story that will incorporate time travel. Find out what we know about Mortal Kombat 3 from this recent revelation after the jump. Read More »

Lawsuit Might Hold Up Mortal Kombat Reboot

Mortal Kombat

We’ve been hearing for a while now that a new Mortal Kombat feature film was in the works, be it a new sequel directed by Christopher ‘mink’ Morrison or a reboot written by screenwriter Oren Uziel, author of the Black List 2009 entry Shimmer Lake. But a pesky reoccurring lawsuit might keep the video game franchise from returning to the big screen.

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Mortal Kombat 3 Filming in September?

Mortal Kombat

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about a new Mortal Kombat movie. Back in September of last year, director Christopher ‘mink’ Morrison told moviehole that they were still trying to find the money before going ahead with Mortal Kombat 3 (or whatever it will likely be titled).

And then there is that pesky lawsuit filed by film producer Larry Kasanoff (Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation) and his production company Threshold Entertainment against Midway Games alleging intellectual property claims to the Mortal Kombat franchise. But somehow all pending lawsuits filed against Midway were magically “resolved” last week, right before the court gave Warner Bros the okay to acquire Midway. We assume this means out of court settlements. But does this mean that a new Mortal Kombat film is closer to reality?

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