PSP News: Third Mortal Kombat Movie Set To Go? - PSP News

Members Login: Register | Why sign up? | Forgot Password?

Third Mortal Kombat Movie Set To Go?

The first Mortal Kombat movie wasn't a masterpiece, but at least it was semi-entertaining, and perhaps sadly, it remains one of the better game-to-movie adaptations.

Subsequent MK films didn't fare so well, but perhaps hope can spring anew with the announcement of the third movie. According to GameSpot, last month's bankruptcy court suit included the information that producer Larry Kasanoff was working on what we might call "Mortal Kombat 3." He said the "script, talent, and shooting locations" were all lined up, and now, as reported by the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, we have more evidence that this movie may hit theaters some time next year. Eighth-degree black belt Chris Casamassa told the Tribune he'd be returning to his role as the original Scorpion and filming was set to begin in September. The first film only took $25 million to make (what, you couldn't tell?) and it managed to rake in $122 million in box office revenue, so it appears they're hoping to reclaim that popularity. After all, Midway could definitely use some good news these days and for the time being, they still own all the licenses to the long-running franchise. Let's just hope this movie turns out better than the recent "Street Fighter: Legend of Chun-Li." Besides the very cute Kristin Kreuk, that movie was basically worthless.

Those who remember the first MK movie will probably agree that the Scorpion/Johnny Cage fight was pretty sweet; it was arguably the best battle in the movie. ...well, it was cool for the time, damnit.

7/8/2009 Ben Dutka

Put this on your webpage or blog:
Email this to a friend
Follow PSX Extreme on Twitter

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google Share on MySpace Share on Delicious Share on Digg Share on Google Buzz Share via E-Mail Share via Tumblr Share via Posterous

New Comment System

Legacy Comment System (0 posts)

There are no comments to display.

Leave a Comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

Latest Updates

Shadow of the Colossus Review
9d, 18h, 1m ago (2 comments)

Strikers Edge Review
13d, 18h, 41m ago (19 comments)

Okami HD Review
14d, 16h, 33m ago (6 comments)

Ultimate Chicken Horse Review
18d, 11h, 27m ago (16 comments)

Black Mirror Review
33d, 23h, 29m ago (23 comments)

Our Poll

How often do you visit the site?
Once a day
Several times a day
Every few days
Once a week
This is my first visit
I've never been here, even now I am not here

Previous Poll Results