Content has sold worldwide online rights for Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist to a major global online channel for a short first window. Other key territories snapped up for subsequent rights and windows include: UK, Australia, US, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Scandinavia (Funimation); German-speaking Europe and Benelux (Polyband); Central & Eastern Europe, Russia, Turkey, Middle East (Daro); Thailand (IPA Asia); Portugal (Lusomundo), and South Korea (Sonamu). We have your first look at Goki in Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist, played by the actor Gaku Space.
Content is handling worldwide sales on the film for all media, which marks fight choreographer Joey Ansah 's directorial debut. Joey Ansah (Snow White and the Huntsman) stars alongside Togo Igawa, Mike Moh, Christian Howard, Akira Koieyama, Gaku Space., Shôgen Hwang, Hyunri, Hal Yamanouchi, and Mark Killeen.
The faithful Japanese and English script, co-written by Joey Ansah and Christian Howard, is based on Capcom's worldwide blockbuster video game franchise Street Fighter. The martial arts live-action film follows the formative years of iconic characters Ryu and Ken, the last practitioners of the ancient fighting style known as 'Ansatsuken' (Assassin's Fist), living a traditional warrior's life in secluded Japan.
Producer, Jacqueline Quella said,
"Millions of fans of the game have been calling out for a true-to-the-game telling of the Street Fighter story. Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist gives them just that. We're already experiencing enormous interest from the fan-base."
Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist is produced by Assassin's Fist Limited (UK) in association with Lonely Rock Productions, Gloucester Place Films, Evropa Film and Capcom USA, Inc.
The film is currently in post production. Content will screen exclusive footage at the upcoming American Film Market next week.
Content's Jamie Carmichael said,
"We're tremendously excited to present this extraordinarily valuable property to our worldwide clients. Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist is breaking new ground with its aggressive distribution plan, and we've been thrilled to see that distributors have been fighting to get on board."
Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist comes to theaters in 2014 and stars Hal Yamanouchi, Togo Igawa, Mark Killeen, Joey Ansah, Christian Howard, Mike Moh, Akira Koieyama, Gaku Space. The film is directed by Joey Ansah.