Kevin Tancharoen‘s live-action web series Mortal Kombat: Legacy was incredibly popular with fans of the Mortal Kombat video games who maybe weren’t so fond of feature movies that have been made in the past. Be sure to check out the pitch trailer and season one and season two of that if you haven’t already.
Tancharoen made Mortal Kombat: Legacy with Machinima, so it’s natural that the two are teaming up once again for his next project, a short film titled The Gable 5. The short stars Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Dollhouse actress Eliza Dushku.
You can read a synopsis and watch the short below now.
In a remote location, a secret facility exists unlike anything the world has ever seen. Run by Dr. Conrad Gable, a renowned neurologist, the facility is years ahead of it’s time when it comes to the technology it’s using to research the human body. With an unlimited budget backed by a classified department of the government, Dr. Gable’s motives appear to be for the greater good of humanity. – The chance to create a drug so powerful it could be used to win every battle, every war, with no casualties.