Latest News on Street Fighter

February 9, 2009

RT on DVD: Oliver's W, Spike's St. Anna, and My Name is Bruce!

What better way to celebrate the inauguration of President Barack Obama by watching Oliver Stone's W. this week on DVD? While a handful of middling studio releases hit home video this week (Nights in Rodanthe, Soul Men, Blindness), the Certified Fresh pick (and Oscar nominee), Frozen River, hits as well. Celebrate Black History Month with the latest from Spike Lee (Miracle at St. Anna) or go indie with the moving directorial debut of actor Giancarlo Esposito (Gospel Hill). Finally, peruse the week's more eclectic offerings for a break from the norm -- and a well-placed roundhouse kick or two (Chocolate, Street Fighter Extreme Edition, and Bruce Campbell in My Name is Bruce). More…

March 5, 2008

Van Damme Turned Down Roles in Rush Hour 3, New Street Fighter?

We've all had our share of fun at Jean-Claude Van Damme's expense over the years -- never in front of him, of course -- but perhaps the DVD-friendly action star has always been sharper than we gave him credit for being.More…

February 20, 2008

Street Fighter Cast Adds Michael Clarke Duncan, Chris Klein, Others

Remember last December, when we talked about ComingSoon's report that Kristin Kreuk would be playing Chun-Li in the new Street Fighter movie? Well, they were right -- and Kristin just got company.More…

December 26, 2007

Kristin Kreuk Is a Street Fighter

Andrzej Bartkowiak, director of Hyde Park's new Street Fighter movie, has found his Chun-Li.More…

September 6, 2007

Street Fighter Gets Its Director

It was just over 20 years ago that Capcom released the first game in the Street Fighter series -- so how better to celebrate than a report in Variety detailing plans for the new Street Fighter film adaptation?More…

May 9, 2007

Jessica Biel: "Street Fighter"?

Remember that pretty rotten Jean Claude Van Damme movie that was based on a video game called "Street Fighter"? Well, you can bet the producers of the new version wish you'd forgotten.More…

December 29, 2006

Capcom Aiming to Bring More Video Games (And More "Street Fighter!) to the Movies

Yeah, it's a pretty disrespected sub-genre, isn't it: the video game adaptation. And for good reason, I suppose, what with "Super Mario Bros.," "Double Dragon" and Uwe Boll among its achievements. But that's not stopping Capcom (creator of "Resident Evil," among many others) from taking a few new chances.More…

October 30, 2006

"Street Fighter: The Movie!" (Yes, another one.)

Hey, remember that really goofy "Street Fighter" movie that starred Jean-Claude Van Damme and (in his final role) the great Raul Julia? Remember how it pretty much stunk? Yeah, well get ready for an all-new adaptation of that particular video game.More…