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The new M. Bison is...

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here.

That's Neal McDonough who you'll recognize from MINORITY REPORT and RAVENOUS and he'll be the new M. Bison for the currently in production STREET FIGHTER movie. He follows in the footsteps of Raul Julia... let's just hope he doesn't repeat that same history. This is a weird project. You have a cast that ranges from a Smallville actor (Kristin Kreuk as Chun-Li) to Michael Clarke Duncan as Balrog to Taboo from Black Eyed Peas to Chris Klein. And now McDonough. I don't know what to make of this one. I guess it can't be any worse than the 1994 movie, right?

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  • March 20, 2008, 2:23 a.m. CST


    by Mattyboy122

    Why are they making another one of these?

  • March 20, 2008, 2:23 a.m. CST


    by Nefariouss

    yee bitches, HAAAADOOOOOKEN

  • March 20, 2008, 2:24 a.m. CST

    wtf mat

    by Nefariouss

    3 secs lame!

  • March 20, 2008, 2:24 a.m. CST

    1994 movie is genius


    as was Raul Julia's brilliant performance! And it was partly written by the great Paul Dini... it is a camp classic!

  • March 20, 2008, 2:25 a.m. CST


    by Mattyboy122

    Sorry man. Haha. I almost didn't post at all, since I have little/no interest in another Street Fighter movie, but I saw the opportunity to be first in a talkback (something I've never been before), so I just went for it. Anyway, this guy's a good actor (Ravenous rules), but I doubt this film will break the mold of video game movies sucking big time.

  • March 20, 2008, 2:28 a.m. CST

    can't be first

    by master bitchfist

    in a talkback if you write that long of a message pal, go for a FIRST....well first, then type your actual message ;)

  • March 20, 2008, 2:28 a.m. CST

    It's cool EXCEPT!!!!!

    by Nefariouss

    ravenous rules???? seriously??? that must be one of THE worst movies I have ever seen (and I even seen lot's of shitty international movies) As for this movie, I like this guy, but it all rests on the shoulders of Ryu and Ken really, then need to find the right actors....with the right story (it can actually be good, at least in MY mind).

  • March 20, 2008, 2:32 a.m. CST

    I actually sat through the original in a cinema.

    by foreverguardian

    ...and I've regretted it ever since, apart from whenever Ming na Wen was on screen ;) Is Guile going to 'kick that bastard Bison's ass' in a Belgian accent this time?

  • March 20, 2008, 2:38 a.m. CST

    No one shall ever beat Raul Julia

    by Prossor

    in tghat cheesy movie he pulled it off surprisingly good and hilariously believable. GAME OVER!!!!!!

  • March 20, 2008, 2:50 a.m. CST

    If only...

    by uVa

    ...Jean-Claude Van Damme reprised his role as Guile. Because that casting made sense, ya know?

  • March 20, 2008, 2:51 a.m. CST

    I like this dude but weird casting

    by messi

    Can't wait to see who they cast as E.Honda.

  • March 20, 2008, 2:54 a.m. CST

    Daniel Day-Lewis is.......... Blanka

    by messi


  • March 20, 2008, 2:57 a.m. CST

    Not all Video Games Movies Suck..

    by CeejayNightwing

    But this one is bound to BIG-TIME! Why, Why, Why would you cast Kristin Kreuk in anything except maybe a Smallville movie? She is a walking stick-insect, she has no body or curves to suggest one; and they pick her to play Chun Li, a character who has all the curves and the thunder thighs to emphasize them! That alone tells you where this film is going.. to box office hell.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:01 a.m. CST

    McDonough is too good for this shit

    by Mullah Omar

    So was Raul Julia. I hope they both got paid shitloads because there is no way this can be satisfying on any other level.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:01 a.m. CST

    As a Street Fighter fan...

    by Satyrgreen

    This thing seems like it's just taking the same road as the first film. I know many of you aren't really "into" the Street Fighter storyline but it is a really cool good vs. evil martial arts saga(as cool as that can be anyway). My understanding is that this film is going to be based on Chun Li and all the other characters will take a back seat. Now I know I'm going to sound like a crazy man but that is like making a Star Wars movie and centering the whole thing on Leia, and then leaving Luke and Han out completly. The Street Fighter story is about Ryu and Ken, but hey lets cash in on the "hot chick kicking ass" as our lead thing. Anyway after posting this mammothly nerdy comment I'll probably never get laid again... P.S. Check out the Udon Comics Street Fighter series ad see why this is a pretty good occult martial arts story.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:07 a.m. CST

    CHRIS KLEIN!?!?!!!!

    by second cousin of phartegod

    See, that's just seppuku right there. Hiring Chris Klein on any movie, no matter what size role, is like shooting yourself in the head with a shotgun. There's no chance of this movie being successful. Ever. Unless Van Damme and Chuckie boy "I Eat Babies" Norris have anything to do about it.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:08 a.m. CST


    by bottombrick

    1994 movie was genius? I can't believe my eyes. I'm not at all picky when it comes to crappy action fare, I loved Mortal Kombat, and really dug that street fighter anime with the 90s rock soundtrack, but the fucking 94 live action street fighter, are you serious? that shit KILLED Raul Julia (HORRIBLE casting by the way, M.Bison is diabolical, but he's also a semi-roided out psychotic street-FIGHTER, not an eloquent mouth piece with some gadgets), not to mention killed my main man Jean Claude's career. Ryu is supposed to be the protaganist anyway (and that ryu was a pussy) not some american douche bag - whether or not he can make tricks with bricks. This is probably the only movie in the history of movies that would have been better if that cracker who directed Mortal Kombat hacked it out.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:11 a.m. CST


    by skywalkerfamily

    I guess he was busy.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:11 a.m. CST

    How they gonna do this without making it look cosplayish?

    by Orionsangels

    or worse like the 94 turd!

  • March 20, 2008, 3:12 a.m. CST

    And Raul Julia did the movie

    by bottombrick

    because his kids liked the game, so that was what satisfaction he took from the role, till it killed his ass. satyrgreen = knows what hes talking about.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:14 a.m. CST

    Jean Claude Van Damages everything he stars in..

    by CeejayNightwing

    You'd have to be insane to want to cast him again as Guile, he's not Blonde and STILL can't speak English properly! How is he convincing playing any part as an American? He's about as convincing as Arnold Schwarznegger playing Mr Freeze! I'm with Krack - Thomas Jane would have made a great Guile.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:28 a.m. CST

    Satyrgreen is actually right...

    by CeejayNightwing

    This film being titled Streetfighter: The legend of Chun Li.. Seems to be going off on the wrong path just like that 1994 bollocks with Jean Claude Van Act-less and Kylie Mini-woman. Streetfighter is predominantly a story about Ken and Ryu, the other characters are basically formed around them. This film is doomed again because it's trying to redefine something already time-honoured and definitive. Besides, is this game still even popular enough for anyone to care about another shit movie? I'd be far more interested in a Tekken or Sould Blade/Calibur flick.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:33 a.m. CST

    Heading way off tangent, again...

    by Crawing

    Still don't understand why they didn't just do it in the style of Bloodsport. Why wrap the whole thing up in some military mission bollocks? Just set it in a fighting arena and keep it simple. Cool OTT fights with OTT characters.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:34 a.m. CST

    Best M.Bison I can come up with

    by bottombrick

    is Sergi Lopez (Captain Vidal from Pan's Labyrnth). That fascist cunt could be dark as fuck, and still bring the right sort of physicality to it, if he's limber.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:38 a.m. CST

    You are so right about the bloodsport angle

    by bottombrick

    Thats who Ryu is, except actually japanese and a little less humble, but totally dedicated to his training/fighting. Guile is a heavy, trying to deal with his issues and get revenge but doesn't have pure fighting spirit.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:43 a.m. CST

    Harry, your definition of 'genius'...

    by BiggusDickus

    ...appears to equate with my own of 'crap'. How strange is that?

  • March 20, 2008, 3:50 a.m. CST

    Ravenous is fan-fucking-tastic

    by Gwai Lo

    Anyone who disagrees is out of their gourd

  • March 20, 2008, 3:54 a.m. CST

    RAVENOUS is a solid film

    by acorvey25

    It suffers from its low-budget but has some effective and memorable sequences (not to mention a supremely kick-ass score).

  • March 20, 2008, 4:07 a.m. CST

    Robert Z'Dar is the best actor for Bison...

    by Monkey_King

    Debra Ling for Chun Li. What's this Kruek nonsense? She's only half Chinese and skinny as a rail.

  • March 20, 2008, 4:12 a.m. CST

    Just because the '94 flick was a bad adaptation...

    by Shermdawg

  • March 20, 2008, 4:12 a.m. CST

    ...doesn't mean it was a bad film.

    by Shermdawg <br><br> That scene right there, is stuff of legend.

  • March 20, 2008, 4:13 a.m. CST

    Only good thing

    by Varakor

    about the first street fighter flick was Raul Julia's performance as Bison. Other than that I try to wash my mind of the first flick. I have high hopes about the second. I mean Kristen Kruek, plus can it get any worse? Can it!!?

  • *Col. Guile flexes his bicep towards the camera live news broadcast*

  • March 20, 2008, 4:21 a.m. CST

    *cont* "..what do you think of THIS?!"

    by Mike_D

    *guile continues to flex for the camera*

  • March 20, 2008, 4:22 a.m. CST

    And yeah, casting my ex-wife as Chun-Li was a bad move.

    by Shermdawg

    I shouldn't be complaining though, 'cause I do fancy those alimony checks.

  • March 20, 2008, 4:26 a.m. CST <<gotta have it

    by Mike_D

    they gotta have that scene in there.

  • March 20, 2008, 4:39 a.m. CST

    To was Tuesday

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    One of my favorite lines ever in perhaps the worst video game adaption ever. Harry mate, Super Mario Brothers is a camp classic. Streetfighter is so bad its plain fuckin awful. I actually had a friend who had seen it at the movies talk me into going with him for his second viewing. I have never forgiven him and still use it against him to blow his film opinions out of the water.

  • March 20, 2008, 4:39 a.m. CST

    I tell ya what though, if they did this shot for shot...

    by Shermdawg <br><br> The film would probably get an automatic free pass from a hell of a lot of Street Fighter fanboys, including this one.

  • March 20, 2008, 4:52 a.m. CST

    Well, Kruek is beautiful.

    by TattooedBillionaire

    Nothing else to see here. I saw the first film in theaters - one of the worst movie experiences ever.

  • March 20, 2008, 5:18 a.m. CST

    oh and Ravenous is great fun

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    The soundtrack is fantastic, great performances from an amazing cast and a deadly hilarious script "You know, if you die first, I am definetely gonna eat you". Hahahahahah..

  • March 20, 2008, 5:45 a.m. CST

    Kylie Minogue

    by tonagan

    I enjoy her in so many ways.

  • March 20, 2008, 5:48 a.m. CST

    yeah Minogue is one fine piece of ass.

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    I'd locomotion her fer sure.

  • March 20, 2008, 6:12 a.m. CST

    yeah Knock-off was crap. Plus it also killed the

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    career of Tsui Hark.

  • March 20, 2008, 6:17 a.m. CST

    Dominic West

    by methosb

    Could have been a good Bison, but I am glad he isn't going to be attached. We all know how this movie is going to turn out.

  • March 20, 2008, 6:35 a.m. CST

    Another fighting game will be ripping off Enter the Dragon.

    by rbatty024

    Please, just make it stop.

  • March 20, 2008, 6:44 a.m. CST

    this movie is going to suck

    by Gungan Slayer

    sad too, because I really do believe you can make an awesome Street Fighter movie. whatever, Street Fighter IV is coming out soon, and I can't wait.

  • March 20, 2008, 6:44 a.m. CST

    he can pull off the look very well

    by couP

    no hopes for the movie being anything but crap though

  • March 20, 2008, 6:45 a.m. CST

    I <3 the '94 movie

    by ur-vile

    Definately a camp classic. I'd love to see a musicial adaptation too! Street Fighter: The Movie: The Musicial: The Movie. I tell ya, it'd be fucking brilliant.

  • March 20, 2008, 6:46 a.m. CST


    by ur-vile

    by talkback form :(

  • March 20, 2008, 7:15 a.m. CST

    Ravenous sucked

    by Series7

    Street Fighter G.I.Joes ruled. This guy makes a decent cast, he is in the up coming 88 minutes. Would've rather had Jürgen Prochnow from like 10-15 years ago. I have a foundness for the original though, mainly because its one of the few movies I saw in theaters with just my dad. But if Andrew Bryniarski is still in shape they should seriously bring him back to play Zangief. He was probably the only part of the first movie that worked. I mean Zangief was a joke in the game anyway.

  • March 20, 2008, 7:17 a.m. CST

    Has anyone played just

    by Series7

    Street Fighter? Not Street Fighter II, but the original Street Fighter in the arcade? Where all you could be was Ryu or Ken? I remember staying at some randome hotel and they had it in there arcade, that I was like WTF is this? Because I had just assumed that Street Fighter II was always the first one for some reason.

  • March 20, 2008, 7:19 a.m. CST

    How come the "Filmmakers" did not cast some MARTIAL ARTS dudes..

    by travis-dane

    Like Donnie Yen or Jet Li?Nobody of the actual cast can do MA.SHIT!

  • March 20, 2008, 7:19 a.m. CST

    Also Street Fighter Soundtrack

    by Series7

    Who remembers the M.C. Hammer song for the film? Or the awesome video with J.C.V.D. in it? I remember once seeing the movie packaged with the soundtrack, having not bought it is probably one of the biggest regeats I've ever had to live with.

  • March 20, 2008, 7:23 a.m. CST

    Because it needs to be said again

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    Hollywood is out of original ideas

  • March 20, 2008, 7:26 a.m. CST


    by Sailor Rip

    wtf mat by Nefariouss Mar 20th, 2008 02:24:08 AM 3 secs lame! <p> What's lame is your loser like pathetic cry of "first"! Fucking hate first posters.

  • March 20, 2008, 7:34 a.m. CST

    Ohhh be steal my heart

    by Series7

    found it: <P><\P> <P> Awesome its only 74 cents! Thats a whole 26 cents less then what I paid for MC Hammer's last album Active Duty. Forgot about the duet with Neon Dion Sanders on the SF soundtrack. POP Yo Collar, MAN. I SAY POP YO COLLAR. POP! POP! YO COLLAR! Hopefully they let him do the song for this new Street Fighter.

  • March 20, 2008, 7:35 a.m. CST

    Street FIghter 4 is coming out..

    by Ray89

    So I guess thats why there's a new movie..

  • March 20, 2008, 7:38 a.m. CST


    by Series7

    Umm DDR? fucking nerds and goths alike still go to play that game. Don't know about anything else. Kind of a shame, there are some really bad ass arcade games out there. But I am at an age where I am too old for arcades, also shits like $1.00, fuck that.

  • March 20, 2008, 7:42 a.m. CST


    by Jackie Boy

    Please tell me I'm not alone here, this motherfucker's a dead ringer.

  • March 20, 2008, 7:49 a.m. CST

    I Want the MOvie to Be....

    by Aquatarkusman

    ... 88 minutes of nothing but dialogue, catchphrases, and noises from the original game. TI-ger UPPERCUT!!

  • March 20, 2008, 7:56 a.m. CST

    SF: II animated movie

    by Series7

    Has anyone here seen it? I know that SCI-FI just showed Street Fighter Alpha the other day, but I taped it and deleated without watching it. But people are going poo poo for poo poo pops on amazon right now about this SF animated movie. Anyone here since this awesome feat of entertainment?

  • March 20, 2008, 7:58 a.m. CST

    McDonough is Better Than This Material

    by cowboyone

    I'd like to see him as Capt. America.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:17 a.m. CST

    I thought that was Matt Damon...

    by Anna Valerious

    Although, they should keep that M. Bison as John Wayne Gacy portrait from the first one. XD

  • March 20, 2008, 8:19 a.m. CST

    Shit, I always pegged Neal McDonough for playing Duke

    by Stalkeye

    in a live action GIJoe movie since he closely resembles the iconic Top kick or First shirt. <p>Javier Bardem would be more convincing as M.Bison IMO. Alas, the casting powers are not within my hands.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:20 a.m. CST

    raul julia clearly made the last flick

    by RockLobster800

    as bollocks as it was-his deliberate over acting was at least a laugh...kinda like Frank Langella in Masters Of The Universe, he made it bearable

  • March 20, 2008, 8:23 a.m. CST

    Thomas Jane would have made a great Guile,

    by Stalkeye

    but he's in a bit of trouble after being arrested for a DUI recently. I guess hw's still upset over the career dive that was The Punisher.The Mist did'nt help that much either.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:29 a.m. CST

    Didn't think of that guy! This may be f'n cool

    by donwillymo

  • March 20, 2008, 8:30 a.m. CST

    Street Fighter the Movie..ahh memories.

    by Stalkeye

    ..of two of my best friends choking me from both sides in the threater while the credits rolled.(Due to my suggestion that we check this turd of a film out.)<p>Bad acting, worse script,followed by such non canon source material and you have a very shitty film.Mortal Kombat was better, but not by that much thanks to Paul WS Anderson rating it PG-13 so that the kiddies can see it. (WTF?)<p>To call SF genius is to call Uwe Boll's Bloodrayne,Alone in the dark or House of the dead (you take your pick)extrodinary.<p>Nuff fuckin' said.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:31 a.m. CST

    Yeah he's also in trouble for...

    by Series7

    being married to Patricia Arquette? I really don't get her appeal. Just watched True Romance and Natural Born Killers the other day and between her and Juliette Lewis.... not much going on.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:37 a.m. CST

    He looks like Matt Damon.

    by rev_skarekroe

    Or maybe Spike from Buffy. Or if those two had a kid.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:43 a.m. CST

    The 94 movie was like a parody of video game movies

    by SilentP

    Before video game movies were even being made. Seriously, it's so weird. It genuinely seems like they were trying to parody the movies that would come out later. I suppose it's also possible they were trying to parody the game? Either way, I've never been able to figure out what exactly they were thinking when they made that thing, but it is indeed a brilliant, hilarious movie.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:46 a.m. CST

    i credit the SF II animated movie...

    by vaudeville villain

    with introducing me to the world of anime as i know it today (not the horrible, dubbed Americanized garbage, mind you, but the original Japanese classic). a friend of mine and i went to a comic convention many years ago, and they had the scene where Ryu and Fei Long were fighting one another on continous loop... totally geeked me out. that's also where i first saw ninja scroll, but i digress...

  • March 20, 2008, 8:49 a.m. CST

    94 Street Fighter was TOASTERBOLTS

    by ArcadianDS

    and it felt like eating the eyeballs of a dead fetus.<p> Oh crap I forgot to make a disturbing sexual reference. Harry is the master.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:49 a.m. CST

    Grace Park of Battlestar Galactica = Chun Li

    by DarthBakpao

    or if there is going to be another X-Men movie, Grace Park for Psylocke!!

  • March 20, 2008, 8:50 a.m. CST

    On the Fence...

    by Jase2005

    I'm not going to make a prediction about this one until I see a trailer or screen shots. Kristin (Kreuk) can probably pull off Chun Li, but.. the rest of the cast will seriously have to impress me. I think directors are trying to "batman begins" the comic book movies now. Not make them cartoonish, but cast quality actors in the roles and make them more real, more believable.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:54 a.m. CST

    Are they gonna make Ryu and Ken goofballs again?

    by GibsonUSA

    That sucked. And that Smallville girl is hot but she doesnt look like Chun Li (neither did that Ming Na Wen girl).

  • March 20, 2008, 8:56 a.m. CST

    And where's Mortal Kombat 3?

    by GibsonUSA

    I still remember the crowd going completely nuts when the narrator went "Reptile!" in the first movie.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:57 a.m. CST


    by Series7

    No your wrong, it was pretty much spot on for video game movies of the time. Super Mario Brothers (93), Double Dragon (94).

  • March 20, 2008, 9 a.m. CST

    what the hell is going on in hollywood?

    by BMacSmith

    someone lost a bet.

  • March 20, 2008, 9:02 a.m. CST


    by ProfGriffin

    Remember Dhalsim? Remember how they messed him up? A scientist? Not a street fighter...but the sinister indian from Temple of Doom who loses his hair at the films conclusion...and presto! Looks like the video game Dhalsim. Hillarious.

  • March 20, 2008, 9:03 a.m. CST


    by SilentP

    Well, then I suppose it could have been a parody of those, but I mean, that would still be strange, because normally you only do parodies of like, popular, successful movies, rofl.

  • March 20, 2008, 9:04 a.m. CST

    Put Kruek in the classic blue costume...

    by Raymar

    and I'm sold!

  • March 20, 2008, 9:06 a.m. CST

    Only if Neal McDonough

    by skimn

    shoots laser beams from those freaky blue eyes of his. Is he the love child of Paul Newman and one of the Children Of The Damned?? BTW, catch Boomtown on DVD to see some great work from this man.

  • March 20, 2008, 9:18 a.m. CST

    But even the videogame has no story???????????

    by crackerfarmboy

    How the fuck can this be anything but a trainwreck?

  • March 20, 2008, 9:22 a.m. CST


    by TheLastCleric

    I actually own the original as it is included in the Capcom Classics Vol 2 package and it really does suck. It's hard to imagine that SFII evolved from that clunky, completely broken fighter.

  • March 20, 2008, 9:27 a.m. CST

    Hiroko Sato should play Chun Li

    by BiggusDickus

    Google the name. Trust me.

  • March 20, 2008, 9:38 a.m. CST

    This is going to be horrid

    by Nabster

    The only way this movie could work is if it was a ballsout hardcore kung fu flick. But, this second-rate non action cast proves this is an impossibility, it proves we will be treated to a bland and generic franchise ripp off. I thought Van Dammes Knock Off was a camp classic, the exploding shoes were hilarious. And the explosions were punctuated with some weird green dust, and ofcourse there was the never ending treat of watching Van Damme act.

  • March 20, 2008, 9:42 a.m. CST


    by Unlabled

    at least there was a good actor in the 1994 version. I have yet to see any hope for this pile of shit

  • March 20, 2008, 9:43 a.m. CST

    I just want the anime the Street Fighter Alpha COULD HAVE BEEN

    by Neosamurai85

    That is all.

  • March 20, 2008, 9:45 a.m. CST

    Where is the demand for this?

    by waggy

    Do kids today play Street Fighter? I was the target age when the game was at its peak and I don't know a single person from my generation who'd line up now to watch a new Street Fighter movie.

  • March 20, 2008, 10 a.m. CST

    Matt Damon is M. Bison?

    by Squashua


  • March 20, 2008, 10:07 a.m. CST


    by therobcat

    I think this dude looks like what Steve Rogers would look like. I don't know if he can pull off the acting part, but I think he'd make a pretty good Cap. Visually, at least.

  • March 20, 2008, 10:28 a.m. CST

    Mortal Kombat Vs Street Fighter game or movie!

    by donwillymo

  • March 20, 2008, 10:35 a.m. CST

    They're making a new Street Fighter movie?

    by JonQuixote

    Is my Calendar two weeks slow?

  • March 20, 2008, 11:01 a.m. CST

    Buck Compton!!

    by Magnum Opus

    How can you mention this actor's roles and leave out Band of Brothers?!?!?

  • March 20, 2008, 11:05 a.m. CST

    Frosted Tips......

    by biggdogg_40509

    so the M. stands for "Metro" ???

  • March 20, 2008, 11:06 a.m. CST

    Wrong for M.Bison

    by Super Rabbi

    He's not Thai and doesn't seem evil enough.

  • March 20, 2008, 11:11 a.m. CST

    Oh one more thing

    by Super Rabbi

    The greatest moment in cinematic history:

  • March 20, 2008, 11:15 a.m. CST


    by David Assholehoff

    I have to agree, Ravenous was a fabulously enjoyable movie. I'm curious about this now. Would rather see it done by Stephen Chow (Perfect for this), but this could be interesting...

  • March 20, 2008, 11:17 a.m. CST

    Stephen Chow

    by David Assholehoff

    Wow, that was so obvious a choice I'm stunned. he could even bulk up a little and play RYU.

  • March 20, 2008, 11:21 a.m. CST

    ClayFighter: The Movie

    by darthvedder81

    I'd rather see this. Seriously. Get Tim Burton to direct. Jack Black as The Blob. The Rock as Bad Mr. Frosty.

  • March 20, 2008, 11:26 a.m. CST


    by dopepope

    This movie is going to suck just as bad as the last one did. At least Raul looked like Bison a little.

  • March 20, 2008, 11:26 a.m. CST

    "For you, the day Bison graced your village was the most importa

    by they call it the dip

    "...But for me, it was Tuesday." Possibly my favorite villain line from any movie or at least pretty close to Hans's "Mr. Takagi won't be joining us fooorrr the-rest-of-his-life". Aside from Julia's under-appreciated comic genius, it was a pretty horrendous movie. Van Damme as the uber-American?

  • March 20, 2008, 11:30 a.m. CST

    part 2

    by they call it the dip

    I'm actually hoping they can step up saved-by-the-bell style horridness of the first but it'll never be the worst video game movie of all time. That is a title reserved for Mortal Kombat: Annihilation.

  • March 20, 2008, 11:32 a.m. CST

    Speaking of the Dinis...

    by Archive

    Has there ever been talk of an ElfQuest movie?

  • March 20, 2008, 11:33 a.m. CST

    darthvedder, don't forget

    by vaudeville villain

    Val Kilmer as Blue Suede Goo! complete with his own blubber!

  • March 20, 2008, 11:39 a.m. CST

    Elf Bowling

    by they call it the dip

    I don't know about Elf Quest but there's def. a Elf Bowling movie on the wall at Blockbuster. Someday I will adapt Bejeweled and Super Mahjong.

  • March 20, 2008, 11:41 a.m. CST

    or, how about we get a live action Castlevania movie?

    by vaudeville villain

    oh wait...

  • March 20, 2008, 11:46 a.m. CST

    Very nice guy in person

    by drewlicious

    And yes those eyes look just the same off camera. So I'll have no trouble believing he psycho-whatever powers. This has to be better than "I know who killed me right?"

  • March 20, 2008, 11:55 a.m. CST

    Jesus Christ Why

    by Rat Fink

    I can't believe they are are actually doing this shit. Why the fuck do we need another SF movie? The first sucked and so will this. I mean seriously, is Hollywoodr this fuckin desperate?

  • March 20, 2008, 11:59 a.m. CST

    You disappoint me immensely, Quint.

    by Uncle_Les

    If you actually think a "good" movie can come from a goddamn fighting game, that's one thing. But to actually expect something better than, as Harry put it, the '94 camp classic is just living in your own geeky universe.

  • March 20, 2008, 12:03 p.m. CST

    Can't be any worse?

    by chewyou812

    The casting on this sounds so bizzare that it just may rival the original in mind blistering stupidity.

  • March 20, 2008, 12:17 p.m. CST


    by dopepope just like him!

  • March 20, 2008, 12:28 p.m. CST

    Unreal, one remake

    by Nabster

    after another, simply incredible. American cinema is unparalleled in its originality and stupidity.

  • March 20, 2008, 12:28 p.m. CST

    Live Action Dig Dug to star Jack Black

    by ArcadianDS

    wheres that update, AICN?

  • March 20, 2008, 12:29 p.m. CST


    by spaceworlder


  • March 20, 2008, 12:41 p.m. CST

    Saw the original for free.

    by Pops Freshemeyer

    Used to work for Upper Deck, who produced cards for the movie, and we got a screening. Talk about disappointing. Only way to be more disappointed is if I had actually paid. <p> <p> But really, why would anybody expect a movie about the UN to be any good?

  • March 20, 2008, 12:42 p.m. CST

    That's right, shouldnt Bison and Sagat be Thai?

    by GibsonUSA

    Then again, Mortal Kombat made Raiden a white guy.

  • March 20, 2008, 12:43 p.m. CST

    Shoulda been THE ROCK

    by 3D-Man

    C'mon, Duane Johnson in that red military getup? Game over, man. Game over.

  • March 20, 2008, 1 p.m. CST

    I'm Tired of Being an M. Bison Wannabe!

    by Aquatarkusman

    I wanna be an M. Bison!

  • March 20, 2008, 1:02 p.m. CST

    Not the U.N., Pops Freshenmeyer

    by Aquatarkusman

    The A.N.! Allied Nations! The baby blue helmets and blue camouflage is merely a coincidence, as is the funny-talking Belgian that seems to be heading it up.

  • March 20, 2008, 1:02 p.m. CST


    by ThePilgrim

    Is Vin Dim Shinny coming back too?

  • March 20, 2008, 1:14 p.m. CST

    Forget the casting of the "new" M. Bison, who asked for this rem

    by finky089

    I mean, who really cares who plays who in this movie. Oh well, I guess the same could be said of much the films Hollywood is making right now.

  • March 20, 2008, 1:14 p.m. CST

    ^--"who asked for this REMAKE"

    by finky089


  • March 20, 2008, 1:40 p.m. CST

    If Antonio Banderas Lost 180 Pounds

    by Aquatarkusman

    He could play Vega.

  • March 20, 2008, 1:40 p.m. CST

    A new Street Fighter movie...what year is this?

    by Reel American Hero

    I've never asked this about a movie before, but why? The day of Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat are gone just like the age of video arcades. Street Fighter does still have it's hardcore fans yes, but even still this makes about as much sense as funding a film adaptation of Pac-Man.

  • March 20, 2008, 2:05 p.m. CST

    I agree about CAPTAIN AMERICA

    by Calico Pete

    Ever since Boomtown I was hoping McDonough would play Cap. He's SO blond, he's almost good and light incarnate. Bulk him up and put him in the star and stripes.

  • March 20, 2008, 2:07 p.m. CST


    by BIG BOSS

    I was 11 when the 1st one came out, and I actually saw it in theatres (can't believe my folks were that cool back then. lol) I even went as far as buying thr live-action video game adaptation for my Sega Saturn, so obviously I'm not gonna bash the 1st movie...but I hope they do get it right for this new one. If they are going to center the story around Chun-Li's revenge, they should do it along the lines of "Street Fighter 2: The Animated Movie". AND ADD SOME REAL GODDAMN FIREBALLS THIS TIME!!!

  • March 20, 2008, 3 p.m. CST

    "Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat are gone"

    by GibsonUSA

    Tell that to the new SF coming out and the last two MK games being the highest selling fighting games of their respective years.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:10 p.m. CST

    I watched it in a theatre, too.

    by goodwolf82

    Granted, I was about 12 at the time.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:13 p.m. CST

    It couldn't be as bad, you've got that part right.

    by TheRealRatigan

    The first STREET FIGHTER movie should have starred Michael Dudikoff as Guile, not least because the character in the game was modelled on Dudikoff in the Cannon movie AMERICAN NINJA. They should have left out the second string characters that didn't belong in the same story together (I'm looking at Dhalsim, Balrog and E.Honda from WORLD WARRIORS, DeeJay and Thunderhawk from SUPER SF II). Dolph Lundgren was born to play Sagat. M. Bison should have been Ralph Moeller (BEST OF THE BEST 2, GLADIATOR, BEERFEST). Lose the foreign coup and liberation by the 'Allied Nations', led by 'General Guile', and most of all the global live news device. But, I guess that would have it another movie totally. Which would have been fine.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:16 p.m. CST

    Dead film walking.

    by goodwolf82

    Sayounara, baka sou na eiga. Mou sugu ni shinde hoshii zo. <p>Kana de mo kakeru ka naa. さようなら、 莫迦な映画。もう直ぐに死んでほしいぞ。

  • March 20, 2008, 4:05 p.m. CST

    FUCK YOU BITCHES! THE 1994 movie was awesome

    by Proman1984

    I love it!

  • March 20, 2008, 4:38 p.m. CST

    McDonough is really creepy looking.

    by thebearovingian

    He's like half-albino or something. I'm not knocking him, I just find him creepy. Something's a little off.

  • March 20, 2008, 4:50 p.m. CST

    I guess it can't be any worse than the 1994 movie, right?

    by Freefinger

    Hollywood could unsurprise us by making this one worse...<P>Althought I hope it doesn't screw up the acting career of Duncan Clarke, he was such on a roll then he stopped for some reason... Hope he gets himself a new Agent if this one goes under...

  • March 20, 2008, 5:03 p.m. CST

    I guess it can't be any worse than the 1994 movie, right?

    by Yeti

    WRONG. But time will tell. Here's hoping.

  • March 20, 2008, 5:14 p.m. CST

    video game movies.

    by nobletoast13

    Hopefully this surge of video game movies of recent times will provide us with some real video game movie potential. You all know i'm talking Toejam and Earl the Movie. Make it happen Hollywood.

  • March 20, 2008, 5:15 p.m. CST

    "...let's just hope he doesn't repeat that same history."

    by Alkeoholic77

    So does that mean he is going to die after making this movie?

  • March 20, 2008, 5:31 p.m. CST


    by ebonic_plague

    I don't even know anyone who knows anyone who would want to see another Street Fighter movie.

  • March 20, 2008, 6:11 p.m. CST

    People want this?

    by skywalkerfamily

    Didn't DOA pretty much bomb?

  • March 20, 2008, 6:27 p.m. CST

    Okay, I like the actor...

    by Tourist

    ...But he couldn't suit the part any less. Plus hes too good for this dreck. But not Walking tall.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:36 p.m. CST

    A white guy as a thai dictator?

    by Warcraft


  • March 20, 2008, 8:38 p.m. CST

    lol streetfighter gone? look up street fighter 4.

    by Warcraft

    Also, MK games still continue to be pumped out, lol. Those franchises are long from gone bud, they are alive and kicking.

  • March 20, 2008, 9:45 p.m. CST

    Street Fighter is my all time worst film

    by theyreflockingthisway

    but Street Fighter 2 is possibly my all time favourite video game. I've seen some crap in my time but that movie tops them all because of my love of the game series and how it is nothing like it. <br><br> All I'm thinking of this movie so far is that there's no way it can be worse. <br><br> Oh, and this time, can we at least PLEASE have an hadouken in it!!

  • March 20, 2008, 10:06 p.m. CST

    Going to keeek Bison's Oss....

    by Han Cholo

    The trailer for Street Fighter made me sick. Of course my idiotic friend ate it up when he saw it.

  • March 20, 2008, 11:27 p.m. CST

    Headgeek, Street Fighter 1994 movie is...

    by BadWaldosRevenge favorite guilty pleasure movie. Sure, it's terrible, but the movie doesn't take itself seriously and it's one big parody movie. Raul Julia trying to blast the good guys up in the water using the modified Capcom JAMMA arcade controller. Zagrief asking idiotic question to himself in one embarrassing scene, as though it's scripted to humiliate the burly actor. Guile magically floating beeline from the elevator to air-kick M Bison. The transformation scene with Blanka and his behaving moronic. Yes, I'd like to believe the movie revels in self-parody, acknowledging it's made for a quick BO cash-in like TMNT the movie in 1990. At least Street Fighter is better than the awful Double Dragon the movie. Harry, I suggest finding Double Dragon comic book series published by Marvel circa 1991 (#1-6) -- believe it or not, it's an entertaining comic that is a dozen times better than enduring the atrocity of Double Dragon movie bomb.

  • March 21, 2008, 12:04 a.m. CST

    re: director of doom

    by Larry Sellers

    I doubt you'd get a reputable director to come anywhere near this. And no one would dare take it very seriously. If the guy managed to make at least that ONE cool little FPS sequence in Doom there's no doubt he can make at least one decent fight scene in this, a movie based on an arcade fighting game. I do like this casting. This guy's played some real asshole characters.

  • March 21, 2008, 12:11 a.m. CST

    i agree with Double Dragon's worseness

    by Prossor

    and whats even more shokcing is i always wanted to finish that movie but somehow was never able to when i was younger which made me pissed off, then i eventually finished it. i'd rather watch street fighter: the movie a million times before i watch that POS

  • March 21, 2008, 12:56 a.m. CST


    by MrMysteryGuest

    McDonough's gotta say it!!!

  • March 21, 2008, 10:21 a.m. CST


    by SwordBuddha

    Street Fighter is lame. What we really need is a <I>Soul Calibur</I> movie!

  • March 21, 2008, 10:51 a.m. CST

    By Balrog you mean VEGA!

    by Surround Sound

    Damn, can't you people get these names right?? M.Bison=Vega, Balrog=M.Bison, Vega=Balrog. How freakin' hard is that??

  • March 21, 2008, 10:51 a.m. CST

    I mean M.Bison you mean VEGA!

    by Surround Sound

    Even I get confused...shut up.

  • March 21, 2008, 12:11 p.m. CST

    M. Bison isn't Thai fool

    by bottombrick

    Sagat is Thai, M. Bison is nationality unknown. You fight him in Thailand because thats were he has a headquarters for shadowloo and where you just fought his main henchman. Bison could be from Nazi Germany or Maoist China, or anywhere.

  • March 21, 2008, 12:20 p.m. CST

    I Know there aren't enough fans

    by bottombrick

    for this to be anything more than a fucking parody, but look at Mortal Kombat for a second. Its a joke. CHRISTOPHER LAMBERT. but its still has action out the ass. They still fucking FIGHT. and the action set pieces get big builds. and they didn't make Johnny Cage the main character because Liu Kang is asian. So fuck you

  • March 21, 2008, 10:05 p.m. CST

    The movie no one asked for... Uwe Boll isn't directing?

    by JoeSixPack

    What a surprise. Seriously, they are reaching far back into the well for "new" movies.

  • March 22, 2008, 4:54 a.m. CST


    by christpunchers2007

    this movie will stink, no ifs and buts about it.

  • March 22, 2008, 9:16 a.m. CST

    there was SF animated movie a while back

    by cloudrider`

    no storyline there either, but the fight scenes beat anything in the live-action abomination. especially the end fight - ken vs ryu vs m.bison. of course, then there's that naked chun-li vs vega scene. <p> japanese animator with pencils(no cgi back then) has more imagination in one brain cell than hollywood fight choreographers have in their entire collective heads. thank god woo ping has crossed over. <p> the '94 movie is "genius"??? watched enough kungfu movies growing up here in asia, i'm glad i can at least see when a fighting movie is on opposite end of genius.

  • March 22, 2008, 9:39 a.m. CST

    Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li

    by cloudrider`

    just found that's the movie title. i have only but one response: what the hell is wrong u, hollywood!!!! <p> 14 years after the first abomination, and still they're going for another shit. ryu IS and has always been the main star. i can understand them choosing guile to be the star back then, but in the age when jet li and jackie chan have crossed over to the american mainstream, in the age of crouching tiger, can't they now believe that a movie with an japanese/asian as the lead be marketable? <p> apparently not. and then there's this from wikipedia: "Jean-Claude Van Damme, who played Guile in the 1994 live-action Street Fighter movie, confirmed that he was approached and offered a part in this movie but he turned it down because according to him, he is now being careful in picking parts." <p> i dont know what's scarier, that last sentence, or the fact that they even thought of approaching van damme in the first place. like we need a reminder of the old movie . "genius" is defintely the minds behind this new movie.