Street Fighter is the latest game franchise to be turned into a new live-action movie


The street fighter franchise is getting a new movie. Capcom announced on Wednesday that it is working on the film in partnership with Legendary Entertainment, with “more news to come” about the project.

The new film is no total surprise. On April 3, The Hollywood Reporter reported that legendary acquired the film and TV rights to the series. But now we officially know there’s a new movie to look forward to at some point in the future. And while you wait, you may want to catch up with the other street fighter movies that have come out: the famous ones “but for me it was tuesday” meme was spoken by Raúl Juliá’s M. Bison in 1994 street fighter moviefor example, and there was a movie about Chun-Li released in 2009.

The announcement of this new street fighter movie is well timed, just a few months before the June 2 release of the next big title in the series, Street Fighter 6. Hopefully the film will retain some of the slick style we’ve seen in the game so far. With the film, Capcom is also the latest company to dive into non-game adaptations of its titles, following Nintendo’s Mario movie and PlayStations The last of us HBO TV show and forthcoming Gran Turismo movie.