Street Fighter movie 2026 release on track despite lost directors
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Street Fighter movie 2026 release on track despite lost directors

Jun 26, 2024 11:53 PM

Legendary's live-action Street Fighter movie is now slated for a March 20, 2026 release date, despite losing its directors, Danny and Michael Philippou, due to scheduling conflicts. Sony Pictures confirmed the release date, although details regarding the script or cast remain under wraps. The film aims to improve on the franchise's previous live-action adaptations, which have notably received poor reviews. The project is being co-developed and produced in collaboration with Capcom, known for its iconic video game series.

What is the release date for the new live-action Street Fighter movie?

The new live-action Street Fighter movie is set to release on March 20, 2026.

Street Fighter is a legendary fighting game franchise developed by Capcom. It made its debut in 1987 and has since become a cornerstone in the fighting game genre, known for its iconic characters such as Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, and M. Bison. The series has seen numerous sequels and spin-offs, and its influence extends beyond video games, with adaptations in comics, anime, and films. Despite past unsuccessful live-action adaptations, the game remains beloved by fans worldwide, and hopes are high that the upcoming film will do justice to its rich legacy.

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Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-06-27 01:12:02
Looks like Sony and Capcom are really trying to level up their game with this new Street Fighter movie Fingers crossed that this adaptation finally gives the iconic franchise the cinematic justice it deserves. 🤞🎮
Sephiroth Sephiroth commented on: 2024-06-27 00:48:02
I'm cautiously optimistic about the new live-action Street Fighter movie coming in 2026—hopefully, Sony and Capcom can finally give this iconic franchise the adaptation it deserves. With past adaptations falling flat, it's time this classic gets a cinematic fighting chance
Miss Peachy Miss Peachy commented on: 2024-06-27 00:36:03
It's exciting to see a new Street Fighter movie on the horizon, especially with Capcom directly involved in its production. Let's hope this adaptation finally captures the essence of the beloved game franchise that previous attempts have missed.
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