One of my favorite games of all time is making a comeback in a major way. Yes, Finish Him! The film will make its way to a [fill in blank] near you. The short film directed by Kevin Tancharoen was made so the director can sell WB on his vision of reimagined MK film. The film Stars, Michael Jai White, Jeri Ryan, Matt Mullins, Lateef Crowder, Ian Anthony Dale, Richard Dorton and James Lew
The film follows Deacon City Police Captain Jackson Briggs as he informs assassin Hanzo Hasashi about the criminals Reptile and Baraka; the latter has recently killed actor-turned-undercover-officer Johnny Cage in a fight. Briggs believes they were both working for a man named Shang Tsung. He asks Hasashi to kill them in a mysterious tournament hosted by Tsung.
When offered his freedom in exchange for accomplishing such tasks, Hasashi reveals that he willingly had himself incarcerated—and could free himself at any time. Then Sonya Blade arrives with a folder and informs Hasashi that his enemy Sub-Zero is alive and the one he killed was his older brother. It becomes clear to Hasashi that the terms of his participation in the tournament involve killing Reptile, Baraka and Shang Tsung in return for access to Sub-Zero. Since the real Sub-Zero will be at the tournament, Hasashi, now calling himself Scorpion, agrees to participate.