January 25th, 2011
10:48 AM ET
"Mortal Kombat" fans rejoice!
Warner Bros. has announced it's developing a live-action digital series based on the best-selling video game franchise.
The series will be directed by Kevin Tancharoen, who is known for his popular unofficial fan short "Mortal Kombat: Rebirth," which racked up more than 10 million views online.
Done in conjunction with the release of the upcoming "Mortal Kombat" video game, the digital series will take gamers deep into the history of warriors like Scorpion, Johnny Cage and Liu Kang.
The digital series will be available this spring through online digital retailers. Shooting will start in early February in Vancouver.
Warner Bros. is owned by the same parent company as CNN.
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