Kevin Harwick Tancharoen (born April 23, 1984) is an American dancer, choreographer, television producer and director. On September 29, 2011, New Line Cinema/Warner Bros. announced that Tancharoen would be helming a big-screen adaptation of Mortal Kombat after he created the successful web series Mortal Kombat: Legacy, although he dropped out of the project in 2013.
Tancharoen at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2011.
Kevin Harwick Tancharoen|
April 23, 1984
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Relatives||Maurissa Tancharoen (sister)|
Life and careerEdit
He made his feature film directorial debut in 2009 with the remake of the 1980 film Fame. In 2010, Tancharoen directed the short film Mortal Kombat: Rebirth as a proof of concept for his vision of a new Mortal Kombat feature. From that, he directed and produced the Mortal Kombat: Legacy web series.
In 2011, Tancharoen directed Glee: The 3D Concert Movie, a 3D concert film of the Glee Live! In Concert! tour based on the musical TV series. On September 29, 2011, New Line Cinema/Warner Bros. announced that Kevin Tancharoen had signed on to direct a new big-screen adaptation of Mortal Kombat., but he backed out of the project in October 2013. In an interview, Tancharoen told Nerd Reactor that he is still planning to direct season 3 of Mortal Kombat: Legacy.
- Britney Spears Live from Miami (2004)
- The JammX Kids (2004)
- Twentyfourseven (2006)
- Dancelife (2006)
- Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll (2007)
- Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011-2013)
- Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014-)
- The Flash (2015)
- Supergirl (2015)
- Arrow (2016-2017)
- Legends of Tomorrow (2016-2017)
- Iron Fist (2017)
- Inhumans (2017)
- Deception (2018)
- Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011)
- Strange Fruit (2008)
- You Got Served as Dancer (2004)
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