Game to movie adaptations aren’t often the most graceful pieces of cinema. Jokes are wedged into the script and references to the source material are awkwardly shoehorned into action sequences. This time, the entire “plot” is about wedging and shoehorning.
Threshold Entertainment (Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation) is handling the production, and boasts that it is the first company to make a successful movie out of a video game. The company will be working in conjunction with The Tetris Company and managing director Henk Rogers.