Fan's 'Mortal Kombat' Trailer Gets Him Hollywood Directing Gig

But it's not quite amateur hour

At first blush, New Line's decision to develop a new Mortal Kombat movie seems like a coup for YouTube's many filmmaking superfans. If one fan's self-financed short film (below) can go viral and spark a major movie deal, surely that bodes well for the guys obsessing over Super Mario Bros.

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