Wednesday, July 1
Ahahahaha! Another slowpoke of me! Apparently King of Fighters is not alone, hot on its heels is Tekken the Movie!
The vid shows the cast of the movie.
The director Dwight H Little so far directed TV episodes (Prison Break, Bones, Dollhouse), so this is maybe his first debut as film director. It is good to see Gary Daniels again, I remembered his slick moves from Jacky Chan's City Hunter and Fist of the North Star. And Chiaki Kuriyama, Gogo the school girl with chain ball from Kill Bill is here too as Lin Xiaoyu. John Foo is the wushu sword dude who fought Tony Jaa in Tom-Yum Goong (USA title: The Protector) and Lateef Crowder is the Capoeira guy who fought Tony Jaa in same movie too.
This capoeirista in the video, yeah, he is Lateef who going to be cast as Eddie Gordo in Tekken movie. Looks cool to me.
I might watch this for Chiaki Kuriyama. LOL. Frankly speaking, I do have some hopes for this one compared to King of Fighters movie.
In another slowpoke of epic proportions, I only knew of live action adaptation of King of Fighters game series now. But based on shows like Street Fighter the Movie and Legend of Chun Li, I am not too sure if I want to watch this flick despite I like Ray Park's dynamic style of martial arts. It is scheduled for 2010 release but I do wonder if film executives having second thoughts after dismal box office performance of Chun Li movie.
Some of the special behind the scenes stuff. More vids can be seen here.
* Sean Faris as Kyo Kusanagi
* Maggie Q as Mai Shiranui
* Will Yun Lee as Iori Yagami
* Ray Park as Rugal Bernstein
* Françoise Yip as Chizuru Kagura
* Hiro Kanagawa as Saisyu Kusanagi
* David Leitch as Terry Bogard
* Sam Hargrave as Ryo Sakazaki
* Monique Ganderton as Mature
* Bernice Liu as Vice
Yeap, that is Rugal with his 2 assistants, Mature and Vice. I can hear some SNK KOF fans weeping now. (GRINS)