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Don't feel like surfing through multiple sites to get caught up on today's movie news? Fear not, my friends – welcome to Quick Hits, where you'll surely be able to devour the latest news way faster than it takes me to shout … Mortal Kombat! 'Mortal Kombat 3' is Coming – Yes, the violent video game that eventually became two feature-length movies (with the first actually turning out pretty good) might be heading back for a third installment, if original Scorpion actor (and eighth-degree black belt) Chris Casamassa is to be believed. In an article printed in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Casamassa claims production on the third movie is set to begin in September. If true, we'd expect this one to go straight to DVD. [First Showing]Tobey Maguire...
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It's been a while since we've heard anything about a new Mortal Kombat movie. Back in September of last year, director Christopher 'mink' Morrison told moviehole that they were still trying to find the money before going ahead with Mortal Kombat 3 (or whatever it will likely be titled). And then there is that pesky lawsuit filed by film producer Larry Kasanoff (Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation) and his production company Threshold Entertainment against Midway Games alleging intellectual property claims to the Mortal Kombat franchise. But somehow all pending lawsuits filed against Midway were magically "resolved" last week, right before the court gave Warner Bros the okay to acquire Midway. We assume this means out of court settlements. But does this mean that a new Mortal Kombat film is closer to reality? FirstShowing has discovered an article in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune where 44-year-old eighth-degree black belt Chris Casamassa »
- Peter Sciretta
2 items from 2009
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