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New Street Fighter Movie in the Works

posted on by Christopher Macdonald
Live-Action Movie Focusing on Chun Li Due out in 2008

Variety reports that HYDE Park Entertainment and CAPCOM are preparing to produce a new live-action movie adaptation of Street Fighter.

The popular video-game franchise was last adapted into a live-action movie, starring Jean Claude Van Damme as Colonel Guile, in 1994. This time the movie will focus on Chun Li, however no actress has been named for the part.

Justin Marks, who recently completed work on the upcoming Voltron movie, will adapt the script. HYDE Park hopes to release the movie in 2008, and is selling the project at this week's Santa Monica Film Market.

Street Fighter has also been adapted into numerous anime and manga, including Street Fighter Alpha: Generations, which saw a North American release last year by Manga Entertainment.

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