Larry Kasanoff, Chairman/CEO, is the Producer of all MORTAL KOMBAT media including two 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.
He produced two movies with Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow.
Larry - as a producer or studio head - has made over 250 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.