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New Street Fighter TV series announced

Posted on March 23, 2018 by (@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News

Entertainment One/Mark Gordon have secured a deal on a new TV series based on Street Fighter. Joey Ansah, Jacqueline Quella and Mark Wooding, who worked on the live-action web series Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist, will executive produce.

Here’s what we know thus far:

– Will draw on the World Warrior story-arc as the jumping off point
– Centers on four protagonists: Ryu, Ken, Guile and Chun-Li
– Together, they fight to take down M. Bison, the evil mastermind who runs Shadaloo, a global criminal organization
– Though on different journeys, our heroes’ paths will cross as they are drawn into the World Warrior Tournament, a competition devised by M. Bison to find the most powerful and capable fighter in the world
– On the journey they come to share, they must draw on their strength, skills, intelligence and loyalty in a battle to survive and emerge as the World Warrior

Yoshinori Ono, Capcom executive producer for Street Fighter, said the following regarding today’s news:

“After a long search, guided by the team behind Assassin’s Fist, we are delighted to be partnering with a company with the outstanding TV experience of Mark Gordon and eOne. They have the credentials to help us launch a faithful adaptation of Street Fighter as a major TV series.”

A premiere window for the new Street Fighter TV series has not yet been shared.

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