Check out this fresh still showcasing Mike Moh as Ryu in the Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist live-action web series. The production camp [ Assassin’s Fist Limited (UK), Lonely Rock Productions, Gloucester Place Films, Evropa Film and Capcom USA, Inc] have also confirmed rumors that the first teaser trailer will be released in mid-February. Also coming in February are details on what platform you’ll be able to watch the series and whether it will be released episode-to-episode or all at once a la Netflix.
ASSASSIN’S FIST DETAILS
“Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist” is an upcoming Capcom sanctioned live-action webseries from the team behind the noteworthy web short, “Street Fighter: Legacy.” The story will explore the early days of series stars Ryu and Ken and tell the story of their tutelage under Gouken, who must decide whether to pass down all the secrets of the ‘Asatsuken (Assassin’s Fist) fighting style after experiencing first hand the ill-effects that befall his younger brother, Akuma. Gouken struggles with whether his two young trainees Ken and Ryu will split along the path of light and darkness just as he and Akuma did as they learned from their master, Goutetsu. Joey Ansah (The Bourne Ultimatum) will direct from a script he co-wrote with Ken actor Christian Howard in addition to portraying Akuma. Togo Igawa (Memoirs of a Geisha, The Last Samurai) will portray grandmaster Goutetsu. Mike Moh (Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight ) plays Ryu. Hal Yamanouchi (The Wolverine) will portray Senzo while actor Mark Killeen (Game of Thrones) will play Ken’s father, Mr. Masters. Akira Koieyama plays Gouken and Shogen plays a ‘Young Gouken’. The project is aiming for an early 2014 release.