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

Movie based on video game franchise in development.
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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


, 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,


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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