Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist has begun filming it has been confirmed.
The announcement was made at San Diego Comic-Con with the movie being tipped to redefine what audiences can expect from live-action video game adaptations. Written by Joey Ansah and Christian Howard, who also star as Akuma and Ken respectively, the new movie features a bi-lingual script and has attracted some of the top rising and veteran Japanese actors.
The cast includes Togo Igawa, Mike Moh, Akira Koieyama, Shogen, Gaku Space and Hyunri. The Wolverine star Hal Yamanouchi and Game of Thrones’ Mark Killeen have also been confirmed.
Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist will be directed by Joey Ansah. Filming is expected to be completed by the end of August with a release date expected in early 2014.