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MORTAL KOMBAT: Rebirth 2010

Posted by Posted by ARJAY On 10:49 PM


Mortal Kombat: Rebirth is a 2010 action short film directed by Kevin Tancharoen with fight choreography by Larnell Stovall who also choreographed the recent Undisputed III: Redemption. Based on the Mortal Kombat series of fighting games, the short-film "actually was made by the director to sell WB on his vision for a reimagined MK film.

The short-film features an alternate version of the Mortal Kombat universe. The characters of the game are portrayed with vastly different origins, based on realism. There is no mention of Outworld or any other supernatural elements, although the tournament itself is a main part of the storyline in this short. Tancharoen himself has noted that he wouldn't shy away from supernatural elements entirely, but they have to be "done in a very tasteful way"

The film follows Deacon City Police Captain Jackson Briggs as he informs an assassin Hanzo Hasashi about the criminals Reptile andBaraka; the latter has recently killed actor-turned-undercover-officer Johnny Cage in a fight. Briggs believes they were both working for a man named Shang Tsung. He asks Hasashi to kill them in a mysterious tournament hosted by Tsung. When offered his freedom in exchange for accomplishing such tasks, Hasashi reveals that he willingly had himself incarcerated--and could free himself at any time. Then Sonya Bladearrives with a folder and informs Hasashi that his enemy Sub-Zero is alive and the one he killed was his older brother. It becomes clear to Hasashi that the terms of his participation in the tournament involve killing Reptile, Baraka and Shang Tsung in return for access to Sub-Zero. Since the real Sub-Zero will be at the tournament, Hasashi, now calling himself Scorpion, agrees to participate.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortal_Kombat:_Rebirth)


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  1. Looking forward in seeing this movie.
    Pwede nka mamirata arj..nyahaha..wala pa lugar ni officially na release? ..hehe

    Posted on July 15, 2010 at 1:19 AM