Lawrence Kasanoff

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Lawrence Kasanoff
Born Lawrence Alan Kasanoff
(1959-06-01)1 June 1959
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A (Age 58)
Nationality American
Other names Larry Kasanoff
Education Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Cornell University
Occupation Filmmaker

Lawrence Alan Kasanoff (born June 1, 1959) is an American filmmaker, known for his films such as Mortal Kombat, its sequel Mortal Kombat: Annihilation and as well its spin-off series Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm and Mortal Kombat: Conquest. Some other films he has produced include Blood Diner, Blue Steel (1990 film), True Lies, and the Animated Film Foodfight!. He also founded Lightstorm Entertainment and Threshold Entertainment with James Cameron.


Apart of The Mortal Kombat Films and TV Series, He produced along with James Cameron the film True Lies on 1994. He also produced some Lego films for Threshold Entertainment such as Bionicle: The Legend Reborn and Lego: The Adventures of Clutch Powers , TV shorts like Lego Atlantis: The Movie and Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out, and 4 episodes from Hero Factory (TV series).


Year Title Role Notes
1987 Party Camp Executive Producer
1987 Blood Diner Executive Producer
1987 The Underachievers (film) Executive Producer Role: Studio Exec
1988 You Can't Hurry Love (film) Executive Producer
1988 The Beat (1988 film) Executive Producer
1988 Dangerous Curves (1988 film) Executive Producer
1989 Dream a Little Dream (film) Executive Producer
1989 C.H.U.D. II: Bud the C.H.U.D. Executive Producer
1989 Far from Home (1989 film) Executive Producer
1989 Blue Steel (1990 film) Executive Producer [1]
1989 She's Back Executive Producer
1990 Class of 1999 Executive Producer
1990 A Gnome Named Gnorm Executive Producer
1991 Ghoulies 3: Ghoulies Go to College Executive Producer Direct-to-video
1994 True Lies Executive Producer [1]
1995 Mortal Kombat (film) Producer [1]
1995 Mortal Kombat: The Journey Begins Producer Direct-to-video
1995 Strange Days (film) Executive Producer [1]
1996 Mortal Kombat: Live Tour Director
1997 Mortal Kombat: Annihilation Producer [1]
1999 Beowulf (1999 film) Producer
2009 Bionicle: The Legend Reborn Executive Producer Direct-to-video
2011 Lego: The Adventures of Clutch Powers Executive Producer Direct-to-video
2012 Marvel Super Heroes 4D Executive Producer Short
2012 Foodfight! Producer, also Director Voice of Cheasel T. Weasel [2]
2015 Ocean Quest: The Immersive Adventure Executive Producer
2015 Mindfulness: Be Happy Now Producer, also Director Documentary
TBA Untitled Tetris Sci-fi Project Producer


Year Title Role Notes
1991 The Making of 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day' Executive Producer Documentary
1995 Mortal Kombat: Behind the Dragon Executive Producer Documentary
1996 Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm Executive Producer Episode: "Kombat Begins Again"
1998-1999 Mortal Kombat: Conquest Executive Producer 22 Episodes
2003 The Afterlife Executive Producer TV Movie
2010 Lego Atlantis: The Movie Executive Producer TV Short
2011-2013 Hero Factory (TV series) Executive Producer 4 Episodes
2012 Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out Executive Producer TV Short
2013 Rockin' Rounds Executive Producer 13 Episodes
2013 3 Rounds With Executive Producer 9 Episodes


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