Legendary Acquires ‘Avenue Fighter’ Dwell-Motion Movie, TV Rights

Is {that a} “hadouken” we hear? Legendary Leisure has acquired the live-action movie and tv rights for the Capcom online game franchise Avenue Fighter. All future tasks, together with a function movie already in growth, might be co-developed and produced at the side of the videogame developer.

Since its launch in 1987, Avenue Fighter has turn into probably the most well-known and highest-grossing online game franchises of all time, promoting over 49 million models worldwide. The sequence of video games follows many iconic characters, together with Ryu, Ken, Chung-Li, Guile and extra, every with their very own memorable strikes, appears, and catchphrases.

Fortunately for the upcoming live-action movie, Legendary has a profitable monitor report with diversifications, together with Dune and Pokemon Detective Pikachu. Hopefully, the developer can defeat the curse of the earlier Avenue Fighter movies, 1994’s Avenue Fighter starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and 2009’s Avenue Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li starring Kristin Kreuk, each vital and field workplace bombs.

At present on Legendary’s franchise slate is Dune: Half Two, debuting November 3. On the Avenue Fighter aspect, the latest installment Avenue Fighter 6 is slated for launch June 2, 2023, on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Sequence X | S, and PC through Steam.

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