Larry Kasanoff, Chairman/CEO of Threshold Entertainment, is the Producer or Executive Producer of all MORTAL KOMBAT media including three Number One films, a television series, an animated series, platinum selling soundtracks, direct to dvd, and a live tour.
He is Executive Producer of the box-office smash film, TRUE LIES, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and directed by James Cameron.
Previously, as president and co-founder of Lightstorm Entertainment, Larry supervised production, marketing, publicity and merchandising for the four-time Academy Award winning hit, TERMINATOR 2 JUDGMENT DAY, directed by James Cameron.
He produced two movies with Academy Award winning director Kathryn Bigelow.
Larry - as a producer or studio head - has made over 200 feature films, including DIRTY DANCING and Academy Award Winning Best Picture PLATOON. He has raised well over a billion dollars in the film business.
In the music world, Larry has packaged or produced video projects with several of the world’s biggest talents, including Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones and Dick Clark. For Terminator 2, he produced MTV’s top video of the year, “You Could Be Mine” with Gun’s ‘N Roses.
Larry holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a BA from Cornell University.
“[Larry Kasanoff] the Maestro of ‘Mortal Kombat’ has seen the future of film production – and it’s right around the corner.”