Director Talks New Mortal Kombat Film; Sounds Terrible

shangtsung.jpgWhile most studios are clamoring to make films based on some more recent titles, it seems at least one director is bent on making a new Mortal Kombat film. Director Christopher Morris (who goes by the name “mink”) says producers are still in talks to secure financing for a “re-envisioning…of the Mortal Kombat franchise from top to bottom.”

“Todays audience is a savvy involved group so the film must be A plus plus in every area in order to capture the magic of the first film. It is taking the entire concept to the next level across the board in every area visual design, story, cast, FX, photography and most importantly the fighting scenes. The original Mortal Kombat game was born a child of many visual loves by the creators at midway so this latest version borrows heavily from that pioneering spirit and must be thought out and executed at the highest level in order for it succeed in today’s market place. This is no overnight task.”

…Riiiiight. I have trouble enough trusting a movie director who calls himself “mink” and whose only previous directing experience is the Steven Seagal film, Into the Sun, so someone like that who describes the “magic” of the first Mortal Kombat already sends up a few red flags to me. Sure, the first Mortal Kombat film is probably one of the best video game movies to date, but that’s not exactly a hard feat. When are people going to learn that movies based on fighting games are a bad idea from the start?

Via Moviehole.net

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12 Comments on Director Talks New Mortal Kombat Film; Sounds Terrible

Chris

On February 11, 2008 at 12:47 pm

I was truly unaware of any magic from the first Mortal Kombat movie, other than its uncanny ability to land itself in no other timeslot than on TNT on Saturdays at 6AM.

:???:

On February 11, 2008 at 2:29 pm

:lol: :???: :cool: :mad:

Koreandude

On February 11, 2008 at 2:30 pm

Boooooooooooooooooo :neutral: :grin: :?: :!: :sad: :mad: :lol: :eek: :cry: :wink: :roll: :razz: :oops: :idea: :grin: :evil: :cool: :???: :smile: :shock: :arrow: :twisted: :neutral: :mrgreen:

huggiesunrise

On February 11, 2008 at 7:23 pm

YOUR SOUL ESSMHINE

Bruce Darren Acosta

On February 12, 2008 at 4:51 am

MORTAL KOMBAT REMAKE IS NOT TERRIBLE.

Christopher’Mink’Morrison is remaking the movie based on Mortal Kombat series,
I like the first film it was good so if this one gets done right it will have a CGI Goro and some new creative special effects as Threshold Studios VFX house Threshold Digital Research Labs to do the special effects.
The MK producers should get more ideas on working on adaptation of the other video game with Darkstalkers and also Devil May Cry series based on Capcom game series.
I hope the CG effects better be good for the film.
Thank you.
BRUCE ACOSTA
AUSTRALIA.

Eric

On February 12, 2008 at 10:24 am

? WTF was that!

Heru-Ur

On February 12, 2008 at 11:01 am

Remake?! You wanna remake the best video game based movie ever?! Hahaha!
How about you leave that one alone and remake the MK sequel (the worst video game based movie ever) instead.

Gauldar

On February 12, 2008 at 4:22 pm

I don’t think they want to acknowledge the fact the sequel ever existed. It was so sad, that in the 2nd one, Christopher Lambert turned down the part of Rayden, and was replaced by a guy who looked like Christopher Lambert.

The Future of Sega

On February 19, 2008 at 1:06 am

Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat Annihilation are the best movies of ALL TIME!!! Annihilation was the best! The original had the best plot, and the 2nd one had the best action! If you don’t believe me, well you can go in a DAMN HELL! :shock: :mad:

noi

On July 18, 2008 at 12:57 pm

cine are mortal kombat 5 film :cry: :???: :neutral: :sad: :?:

DANDY

On August 17, 2008 at 10:09 am

LETS ALL LIVE IN PEACE AND HARMONY AND NOT WORRY ABOUT FINNISHING EACHOTHER!

casanova218

On December 16, 2008 at 9:11 pm

h3ll yea!!! ive been waitin for a new mortal
combat movie 2 b made for eva!
the action n story to it is bad az..n wif
2daez technology n special affects it wud b mean az!
cnt wait xDD