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Tekken Movie (2009)


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Director:

Dwight H. Little



Writers:

Michael Colleary

Alan B. McElroy

Charles Stone III

Mike Werb



Variety reports that the game which made its debut on the original PlayStation way back in 1995 is due for a cinematic overhaul with Dwight Little at the helm. Based on the Namco series, Tekken is reportedly set to be a futuristic martial arts action flick.



“The film plays out as a science fiction story set in the near future, about a rebel who rises up against the Tekken Corp. to seize freedom for his people,” says Little. "It’s a gladiator story, but the videogame has a complicated enough storyline that it provides the template for a martial arts spectacular."



He’s previously been involved with Rapid Fire and Marked For Death.







If other video game movie adaptations are to go by, everything says this will be a pile of shit. However, I used to play this game when I was younger and I’m intrigued to see what they do with this.


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I used to play this game on Playstation as a kid too. I don’t know which version I had, can’t remember but it was a lot of fun. Especially cause if you invit friends who don’t know how to play games on a playstation (most of girls don’t), you still can play with this game by pressing everything, you still can touch your enemy and get him hurt ;D



Back on the movie, I think it’ll be a total sh#t but nice try.


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I used to play Tekken 2 back when I was kid, too, till I moved over to DOA 3.



Didn’t they make one Tekken film already… The Avenging Fist?