Mortal Kombat Movie

Forget the silliness of the last attempt to adapt the Mortal Kombat video game into a film, there is new life in the franchise. As you know, Warner Bros. has been trying to get a new project off the ground for a while now. And as of today, it would appear as if they are succeeding. Succeeding with flying colors.

A brand new short film has arrived online, courtesy of a mysterious YouTube user named ‘MortalKombatRebirth,’ and all signs point to this being a promotional reel for a new film. The fighting was put together by Larnell Stovall, the coordinator behind the brutal sequences seen in Undisputed III, a film that recently made its way to DVD and Blu-ray. It stars Michael Jai White (Black Dynamite) as Det. Jackson Briggs, Jeri Ryan as Sonya Blade, and several characters — namely Baraka and Reptile — as homicidal maniacs. Nice.

Have a look for yourself below. As with the rest of the movie blogosphere, we’re looking into the origins of this short. We do know that it’s too star-powered to be a fan project, and that it’s probably not tied to the upcoming video game release. It would make sense that it’s out there to get fans excited and gauge interest in a film. If my guess is correct, fans will be mighty excited over this little gem.

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