Comic-Con: Capcom Greenlights ‘Street Fighter’ Sequel Series ‘World Warrior’

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Video game publisher Capcom is moving forward with a sequel to its live action “Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist” digital series, based on its popular franchise.

Joey Ansah is returning to write and direct “Street Fighter: World Warrior” to bow in late 2015 or early 2016.

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Ansah will reunite with “Assassin’s Fist” castmembers Mike Moh, who played Ryu, and Gaku Space (Goki).

Capcom announced the series at its Comic-Con panel in San Diego on Friday.

The 12 episodes of “Assassin’s Fist” debuted on Machinima earlier this year and generated 16 million views.

“We demonstrated with ‘Assassin’s Fist’ that an authentic, live-action version of videogames, with a compelling and dramatic storyline, can be made,” said series producer Jacqueline Quella. “We’ll be taking the same approach with the new series.”

The new series will introduce more of the game’s iconic characters.

“The scale of ‘World Warrior’ is much larger, picking up where ‘Assassin’s Fist’ left off as we follow Ryu and Ken on their ‘Musha Shugyo’ (warrior’s pilgrimage),” Ansah said. “The Shadaloo criminal cartel will be introduced, led by the extremely dangerous M.Bison, which will naturally lead into the World Warrior tournament,” in which fan favorites Guile, Chun-li, Sagat will play a significant role.

“There are some big and primal themes which we’ll be exploring in the sequel,” said producer Mark Wooding. “It will be thrilling and naturally, as befits the game, the fights will be epic, but it will be driven by the characters, their stories, faults and problems. It will be a dark tale.”

“Assassin’s Fist” was first announced at Comic-Con in 2012.

“We are delighted to be working again with the team that did such an excellent job with ‘Street Fighter: Assassins Fist,” said Matt Dahlgren, associate director of brand marketing at Capcom. “The response to it has been amazing, and working with filmmakers who are so passionate about the game is an extremely rewarding process.”

Capcom also announced “Assassin’s Fist” will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in the fall, as well as video-on-demand and download-to-own platforms. Content Media Corp is handling the distribution. The discs will include an unreleased epilogue episode.

Watch “Assassin’s Fist,” which debuted on Machinima, below:

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  1. Matheus says:

    This Show is Awesome. I’m waiting for the next one!!!

  2. James salais says:

    The first movie blew my mind unbelievable I’ve been a streetfighter fan since the first arcade game Capcom is a amazing company played all the games want to give a big shout out to the company great job guys always be a loyal fan

  3. BEST video movie I’ve EVER seen! Do Megaman next!

  4. This was by far the most refreshing thing I’ve seen in years. Really amazing. Can’t wait for the second season.

  5. Dyoshi says:

    AMAZING WORK!!! TO ALL INVOLVED WITH THE SF SAGA KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK, YOU ALL HAVE DONE AN EXTRAORDINARY JOB!!! MILLION THUMBS UP!

  6. max says:

    I don’t know but what I do know is that they did an amazing job on assassins fist. If world worrier is as good I’ll be glude to the TV just like the first. Well done and well explained can’t wait for the sequal. Once again phenomenal job.

  7. Mike says:

    This is great, BUT… this brings up the classic Street Fighter question. WHO is M. Bison? Is he a dictator, or is he a boxer? I’d like to see how they work that out.

    • djalphatiger says:

      Plus this statement; “It will be thrilling and naturally, as befits the game, the fights will be epic, but it will be driven by the characters, their stories, faults and problems. It will be a dark tale.”

      Suggests that the story of Shadaloo organised crime cartel highlights the emphasis on his dealings as head of said organisation and not the fact that he likes a bait of underground MMA now and again

    • Yeah, sure. says:

      Sigh. In how far is this “the classic question”? He said: “The Shadaloo criminal cartel will be introduced, led by the extremely dangerous M.Bison”. So, of course he’s referring to the dictator, not the boxer. This should be clear as daylight.

  8. vishal4nw says:

    I love the street fight assassins fist series and can’t wait for a new season :) yipeeeee you guys are doing and awesome job keep it up

  9. Kenneth Randle says:

    I absolutely enjoyed SFAF. The best adaptation of Street Fighter i have ever seen. I cant wait till the DVD/Blu-Ray is released. I will be purchasing it immediately. Im excited about World Warrior and i hate you guys for making me wait so long. LOL. Its cool tho. Quality takes time and you guys did an awesome job with SFAF storyline and fighting scenes. I’ll be waiting patiently. Hurry up!!! Lol..

  10. Assuming I’m right, this should see Ryu be overcome by the Satsui no Hadou after his overwhelming defeat by Sagat, followed by a Metsu Shoryuken that nearly rips Sagat in two. He then returns to Gouken-sensei to seek some answers.

    Ken would go on to compete in a martial arts tournament in America, becoming the new champion after Charlie Nash. He would then return to Gouken-sensei’s dojo in time to see the aftermath of Gouki’s Shungokusatsu.

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