King of Fighters Movie Rights Bought

Variety Asia reports that the movie rights to the King of Fighters franchise has been bought by Double Edge Entertainment which is based in Taipei and LA. The movie will be directed by Gordon Chan, a Hong Kong action veteran.

As per the story, the movie is being backed by BenQ and the Taiwan government, which is also financing other Hollywood movies such as Smother and The Heaven Project. The film is also being co-produced by Japanese shingle Micott & Basara sales agent Arclight/Easternlight.

No cast or release timeframe for the movie was mentioned.

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