Threshold Still Claims Mortal Kombat Rights, Sues WB

Patrick McCarron

TRMK Admin, Co-founder
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As we <a href="">predicted last month</a>, film producer <a href="">Larry Kasanoff</a> and his company <a href="">Threshold Entertainment</a> <a href="">filed a lawsuit Tuesday</a> against Mortal Kombat owners Warner Bros. Kasanoff is still claiming to hold legal rights to the Mortal Kombat movie franchise and wants involvement in the development of the <a href="">rumored third feature film</a>.

This is a brief rundown of the lawsuit thanks to <a href="">The Wrap</a>
The lawsuit states that Warners has "failed to work with Threshold in the development and production of the third 'Mortal Kombat' film," and has avoided communication with the Connecticut-based company, which has offices in Santa Monica. In late January, reports surfaced that a "Mortal Kombat" reboot by Warners was under way, including the hiring of a new screenwriter.

I have a feeling this case will not be going away anytime soon, stay tuned for future developments.
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The big story here is that a new Mortal Kombat movie IS being made.

I can't even begin to imagine how much its going to suck.
WB can make its own films and has been for a long time with more success, it doesn't need a loser company to sit on its shoulders and cry all day.

Theshold should just give up, their a FAILING company with no money and all they want is coffers in the pocket to pay off debts.
Many many companies have had financial trouble recently. But what happens, legally, if the local fruit stand that sells you fruit for your supermarket is bought out by a conglomerate? Do you not have to renegotiate contracts? When the assets of a company are sold off at cost when a company goes bankrupt then only DEBTORS get a cut of the pie first. An agreement for something to be made in the future isn't a debt. This is nonsense plain and simple. Midway fell on hard times, and it's a tragedy. But tragedies often cascade into new problems for people attached. It's part of the natural unreliable nature of business.