Legendary Entertainment has obtained the film and television rights for the series.
Legendary Entertainment, the company responsible for movies such as Detective Pikachu and the Warcraft movie, is set to release a new live-action Street Fighter film.
Capcom has confirmed the news after a report from The Hollywood. The movie will be co-produced by Capcom and the film company. No specific details about the plot or characters have been disclosed at this time. However, the official Street Fighter Twitter account has assured fans that additional updates will be provided in the future.
The Street Fighter series has been adapted into several films, with one of the most renowned being the 1994 movie titled Street Fighter. Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme as Colonel Guile, Ming-Na Wen as Chun-Li, and Raul Julia as General Bison, this film gained significant popularity.
The original Street Fighter game debuted in arcades in 1987, and its sequel quickly became one of the most influential fighting games in history. Since then, numerous iterations of the game have been released, with the latest mainline installment, Street Fighter V, launching in 2016. Street Fighter is known for its emphasis on competitive battles, offering a diverse roster of characters to choose from, including iconic fighters such as Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, Cammy, and Guile.