Kumawood’s trailer version of Mortal Kombat was featured on the theverge.com.
In case you haven’t seen the video yet, watch it here:
The Verge is a popular american news network that covers the intersection of technology, science, art, and culture.
In an article on the site written by Megan Farokhmanesh,
This is how they described the Kumawood version of Mortal Kombat;
“The Kumawood production of Mortal Kombat may be the best adaptation of the series, but my opinion is limited to a couple minutes of footage. The Ghana-based filmmakers rethink Mortal Kombat as the story of Kitana, a princess whose homelands are invaded. The video pulls a lot from the original games, from costume design and sound effects to mimicking the side-scrolling style of the fighting franchise. But what it captures that other Mortal Kombat lack is the glee of play. Where the classic films were grim and tacky B-movies, there appears, in this footage, a sincere love not just of the source material, but how people experience Mortal Kombat as a video game.
I want the full version, immediately.”