To ring in the New Year, the producers behind Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist have released the first poster for this live-action adaptation of the hit video game series, which will be broken into episodes and debut as a web series later this year, before being released in its entirety on VOD and Blu-ray. Mike Moh and Christian Howard headline this adventure that follows Street Fighter all-stars Ken Masters and Ryu. Take a look, then read on for the full synopsis.
Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist is an upcoming Capcom sanctioned live-action webseries from the team behind the noteworthy web short, Mortal Kombat: Legacy. The story will explore the early days of series stars Ryu and Ken and tell the story of their tutelage under Gouken, who must decide whether to pass down all the secrets of the 'Asatsuken (Assassin's Fist) fighting style after experiencing first hand the ill-effects that befall his younger brother, Akuma. Gouken struggles with whether his two young trainees Ken and Ryu will split along the path of light and darkness just as he and Akuma did as they learned from their master, Goutetsu. The project is aiming for an early 2014 release.
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.