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Legendary Entertainment Secures Film and TV Rights to “Street Fighter”

Movie based on video game franchise in development.

License Global

April 6, 2023

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Legendary Entertainment has secured an exclusive license to the live-action film and television rights for the Capcom video game franchise, “Street Fighter.” All projects will be co-developed and produced with Capcom, including the feature film in development. 

Since the franchise’s launch in 1987, “Street Fighter” has sold more than 49 million units worldwide, becoming one of the most well-known and highest-grossing video game franchises ever. The next chapter in the franchise, “Street Fighter 6,” is slated for release on June 2 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X | S and PC via STEAM.  

Along with films based on original IP, Legendary has a successful track record for adaptations, including leading video game franchises. Recent titles include “Dune” and the upcoming “Dune: Part Two,” adapted from Frank Herbert’s Hugo-winning novel; multiple entries in its cinematic Monsterverse, including “Godzilla vs. Kong,” “Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” “Kong: Skull Island” and “Godzilla;” “Pokémon: Detective Pikachu” and the Enola Holmes franchise. 

 

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