Latest News on Mortal Kombat

October 28, 2013

Kevin Tancharoen Leaves Mortal Kombat

He's looking for "other creative opportunities."More…

September 17, 2013

The Mortal Kombat Reboot Is Still Kicking

The team is "just kind of figuring out the budget and locations."More…

November 6, 2012

Warner Bros. Executive Confirms Mortal Kombat Reboot

Head of Digital Productions Lance Sloan says director Kevin Tancharoen is "at the helm of the forty, fifty million dollar film."More…

June 19, 2012

New Mortal Kombat Remake Rumors Surface

You're probably not going to like this.More…

April 3, 2012

Sony Sets Summer 2013 Release for The Mortal Instruments

Cassandra Clarke's YA bestsellers are headed for a theater near you.More…

September 30, 2011

Weekly Ketchup: Mortal Kombat Reboot is Actually Happening

This week's Ketchup includes new life for the Mortal Kombat film franchise (as well as another movie based on the Dead Island video game) and three different biopics (about Moses, Mount Everest, the founder of Casablanca Records and convicted murderer John du Pont).More…

September 29, 2011

New Line Greenlights Mortal Kombat Reboot

Kevin Tancharoen, who helmed the web shorts that posted earlier this year, is set to direct.More…

April 6, 2011

Mortal Kombat Web Series Premiering April 12

Your long wait for the "Mortal Kombat" Web series is almost over.More…

February 14, 2011

Two More for the New Mortal Kombat

Kevin Tancharoen's "Mortal Kombat" kast is growing: Michael Jai White is back to reprise the role of "Jax" Briggs, and Darren Shahlavi will play Kano.More…

February 8, 2011

Jeri Ryan Wants More Mortal Kombat

Jeri Ryan has confirmed that she'll return as Sonya Blade for the upcoming "Mortal Kombat" Web series and film.More…

January 18, 2011

Mortal Kombat Webisodes on the Way

Kevin Tancharoen is still plugging away at that "Mortal Kombat" reboot, but rather than a feature-length film, his next attempt will manifest itself in the form of a 10-episode Web series.More…

June 10, 2010

The Story Behind the Mortal Kombat Short Film

The "Mortal Kombat" short film that has everyone talking was directed by Kevin Tancharoen ("Fame") -- and he discussed how it was made, and his hopes for the "MK" reboot, in an interview with Collider.More…

June 9, 2010

Could the Next Mortal Kombat Look Like This?

A director has put together a few moments of realistic "hard R" footage in an effort to sell Warner Bros. on his vision for the "Mortal Kombat" reboot, and the online response has been enthusiastic.More…

January 26, 2010

Warners Wants More Mortal Kombat

It's been awhile since we've seen a "Mortal Kombat" movie, but according to Bloody Disgusting, you might get your fatality fix soon -- Warner Bros. is apparently in talks with Oren Uziel to resurrect the franchise.More…

July 8, 2009

Mortal Kombat 3 Filming in September?

Now that Midway Games has been joined with Warner Bros. -- and settled its suit with producer Larry Kasanoff -- does that mean cameras could roll on a new "Mortal Kombat" this fall?More…

September 3, 2008

Mortal Kombat Reboot Still Seeking Funding

It's been awhile since we've heard anything about it, but that new "Mortal Kombat" movie is still in the planning stages -- it's just a little strapped for cash.More…

February 11, 2008

Midway, Threshold Collecting Quarters for Mortal Kombat Reboot

Admit it: you've been wondering what's going on with that new Mortal Kombat movie, haven't you?More…

June 18, 2007

Next Video Game Movie: "Diablo"

Now here's a game I know a little something about!More…

March 29, 2007

A Reboot for the "Mortal Kombat" Films?

Looks like Christopher Lambert's agent's day just got a lot busier: Moviehole reports that, despite the fervent prayers of many who watched "Mortal Kombat: Annihilation," plans are indeed still afoot to bring the long-running videogame franchise back to the big screen -- and what's more, it hasn't been dwindling box office or scathing reviews keeping us from another "Kombat," but legal issues.More…

March 28, 2007

Paul Anderson Bails on "Castlevania" Flick

Given that he's directed movies like "Mortal Kombat," "Resident Evil," and "Alien vs. Predator," it's not like video game fans were exactly clamoring for Paul W.S. Anderson to helm the big-screen version of the "Castlevania" video game, so here's some potentially good news: He's offically off the project.More…

November 4, 2006

"Castlevania" Details Begin to Emerge

So get your complaining out of the way now: Paul W.S. Anderson is directing an adaptation of the video game "Castlevania" for Universal's Rogue division. True, he directed "Alien vs. Predator," but he also did "Event Horizon." And that movie creeps me out.More…

April 27, 2006

"White Noise 2" Set Visit: Shawn Williamson On Horror Remakes, "Dungeon Siege," and...Canadian Horror?

RT's "White Noise 2" set coverage, Part Three: producer Shawn Williamson, whose 50+ credits include "Slither," "White Noise," and many of Uwe Boll's thrillers, talks about the popularity of the horror remake, movie-hoppers, and "Dungeon Siege."More…

November 3, 2005

Video Game Veteran to Direct the "Castlevania" Flick

While we were all busy chuckling over Uwe Boll's plan to release "Dungeon Siege" in two feature-length chapters, that "other" video game-centric director has been signing a few contracts, too. The short version is this: Paul W.S. Anderson is directing a "Castlevania" movie.More…

October 20, 2005

RT Critical Consensus: "Doom" Gloom, "Country" Sounds Sweet

This week at the movies brings stories of marines on Mars ("Doom"), iron miners fighting the man ("North Country"), little girls who love horses ("Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story"), and questions of human identity ("Stay"). Which of these films will score with critics?More…