The new Street Fighter movie would be close to confirming its directors
Capcom and Legendary Pictures announced this month that a new live-action Street Fighter film is in the works. It seems that we will soon confirm the directors, because Danny and Michael Philippou (talk to me) are already in talks for this project.
As reported The Hollywood Reporterthe Philippou brothers are in the final phase of negotiations to bring again the adventures of Ryu, Chun-Li and other characters to the big screen. Both have surprised with their supernatural horror debut talk to meso it seems that the production companies are serious about this film.
Street Fighter is one of the best-known and most popular fighting sagas, which laid the foundations of the genre, especially with Street Fighter 2; launches on june 2 Street Fighter 6. Was one of the first video game sagas to make the leap to the cinema with Street Fighter: The Last Stand from 1994 starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, not very well received at the time by critics, although over time it has managed to arouse some nostalgia among fans as a “guilty pleasure”. Worse reception had Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li of 2009, and the general opinion is that only Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie or some web series projects with the approval of Capcom.
RackaRacka channel creators
The directors have a YouTube channel called RackaRacka where they post horror and comedy shorts. One of them, Michael, He has some experience in actual combat.
It is still early to know the details of the film, such as the estimated date of its release and the characters that will star in it, but production seems to be progressing at a good pace. successes like Super Mario Bros. They show that video game licenses can become the next phenomenon in the film industry after superheroes.