Oh dear god no!

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Oct 30, 2006

Oh dear god no! by Hadrian at 5:53 PM (1,651 Views / 0 Likes) 19 replies

  1. Hadrian
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    Former Staff Hadrian Better than Craigslist

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    "A new Street Fighter movie is coming! Forget about the silliness of the 1994 film version that starred Jean-Claude Van Damme, Hyde Park Entertainment and Capcom are teaming up to produce a new flick based on the classic fighting videogame.

    Variety scoops that screenwriter Justin Marks has been asked to pen the script for the movie which will reportedly center around the game's prolific female fighter, Chun Li. As you might expect, the other details of the story are being kept secret.

    Marks recently finished writing the screenplay for another project that will likely get fanboys excited, a movie based on the popular 1980s toy line and cartoon series, Voltron: Defender of the Universe.

    According to Variety, Street Fighter is set for a 2008 release; that happens to be the 20th anniversary of the videogame franchise.

    Fans of the franchise may remember persistent rumors from recent years about a new Street Fighter film in development with Dolph Lundgren and Van Damme. There was some additional buzz that Australian actress Holly Valance (DOA) would star -- she might not make a bad Chun Li. However, this news appears unrelated to those rumors and should put them to rest once and for all."

    God (or whatever, mighty pie) help us all.
     
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    Wait, no Uwe Boll?
     
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    Argh... tell me one good movie that was a game. And vice-versa.:-)
     
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    You don't need Uwe Boll to mess up a Street Fighter movie... It happens all by itself.
     
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    first SF movie kicked ass!!!! SHUT UP!
     
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    Former Staff lagman I wish I was green.

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    The Warriors [​IMG]
     
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    The anime was not that bad but the film with Mr Van Damme.....

    I am all for bad films (I have a copy of the bollywood remake of fight club: http://www.twitchfilm.net/archives/004962.html coming my way at some point in life) but this.....
     
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    Goldeneye. I thought the first movie was hilarious.
     
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    Except she's Australian [​IMG]
     
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    I swear that Bollywood did a version of The Matrix at one point but I can't find proof.
     
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    All right... Just remember Godfather too. I liked it. But the game took decades after the movie to come.

    And a good game that came out to be a good movie?
     
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    In the first movie Australian singer Kylie Minogue was the English chick, Cammy.

    Seems to be repeating itself, except Holly is awful in whatever she does.
     
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    Former Staff lagman I wish I was green.

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    Now you´re asking for too much [​IMG]
    Lets see... the Street Fighter Anime is not bad, Silent Hill is fine... oh and the Viewtiful Joe cartoon is awesome [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Sad, isn't? [​IMG]
     
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    KIRBY was good... not [​IMG]

    I think the first cartoon Street Fighter was awesome. Silent Hill was alot better than expected! [​IMG]
    This might just be able to become a good movie if he gets actors which actually fit the game's characters.
     
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    I bet I can tell you the plot. 1) There is no plot, just random fight scenes. 2) They will have Chun Li almost completely naked for the entire movie. 3) There will be some corny dialog.
     
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    House of the Dead 2 was quite entertaining and I didnt mind Doom that much.
     
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    There is just one videogame-movie that is really good: Super Mario Bros. --> those guys with tiny heads [​IMG]
     
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    sounds like the best movie ever! [​IMG]
     
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    I WANT THAT MOVIE!!!!!!
     

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