Warner Bros is working on several live action miniseries, including one based on new fighting game Mortal Kombat X.
Developed by Warner Bros’ newly-founded division, Blue Ribbon, the Mortal Kombat X miniseries will be led by animator Sam Register and showcases some of the franchise’s most popular characters, as well as a new generation of fighters.
Blue Ribbon is also the studio behind such series as Veronica Mars spin-off “Play It Again, Dick”; Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles (releases in 2015 on Machinima); Ouroboros, an original horror show from the executive producer of Paranormal Activity; a live action miniseries based on the Static Shock DC Comics; and Critters, which revisits of the New Line Cinema cult classic.
“We are tremendously excited about Blue Ribbon Content’s initial slate of development projects, and we are incredibly fortunate to have the opportunity to work with such a talented group of writers and producers on projects that they feel exceptionally passionate about,” stated Blue Ribbon head Sam Register in a presser. “We look forward to delivering compelling and memorable programming for our fans and distribution partners.”
Developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, Mortal Kombat X is a sequel to 2011’s Mortal Kombat 9 and runs on an adapted version of Unreal Engine 3. The brutal fighting game releases on April 14, 2015 for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Windows PC.
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