Ex-teen heartthrob joins Tekken cast

After years of silence surrounding the project, the film adaptation of Tekken appears to be inching closer to the megaplex. A teaser poster for the film surfaced in October, followed by a Variety report placing Dwight Little, director of Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, Steven Seagal's...

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After years of silence surrounding the project, the film adaptation of Tekken appears to be inching closer to the megaplex.

A teaser poster for the film surfaced in October, followed by a Variety report placing Dwight Little, director of Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, Steven Seagal's Marked for Death, and Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, in the director's chair.

Now the film apparently has an actor attached to it as well. In a post on the fan forums of the official Web site of actor Luke Goss (above), an administrator has posted the news that Goss just signed on to play the part of British boxer Steve Fox (below), who joined the series cast in Tekken 4.

Goss rose to prominence in the mid-'80s as one-third of the British pop group Bros. After the band broke up, he turned to acting, and has since appeared in films like Blade II and Charlie.

He is also set to appear later this year in Hellboy II: The Golden Army.

Discussion

94 comments
Yellow_Flash76
Yellow_Flash76

I wonder if Tekken 6 will come out since Tekken 5 was a big success.

Shadow_Dragon88
Shadow_Dragon88

first of all, video games are meant to be video games not movies, Hollywood is just out of ideas so now they have to create movies based on books, comics etc. or remakes. and this luke goss guy was pretty good in hellboy II but i don't think he can pull off steve. this movie is going to ruin the name of tekken.

dynamiteheel
dynamiteheel

I just wish that the movie will satisfy the people. Because if not, it may ruin the name of Tekken.

Xenon-
Xenon-

Why the hell would anyone bother watching this trainwreck or even bother reading about it is beyond me. Go play some Tekken instead and save yourself from this future abomination.

JPaulC
JPaulC

if tekken 6 goes on xbox 360 l don`t buy it so it hes to stays in the famliy or l will hate macrosoft forever

Venusplayer
Venusplayer

That Guy is going to play as Steve Fox??? GOSH!!!!! I cant, wait to watch the movie. ^_^

Bakahashi
Bakahashi

This film stinks of fail and lose. But I bet It's going to be awesome! Clearly with a director like that! I'll be sure to book MONTHS in advance to get early screenings!

Sharingan-ZeroX
Sharingan-ZeroX

this is awesome! I didn't even know they were making a movie :o

dragoneye278
dragoneye278

What about armor king,is he going to be dead or alive?

faceman420
faceman420

lmao this is gonna b even worse than the new SF movie

NickW1
NickW1

when will i, will i be famous! sorry couldnt resist

Game_God_Guru
Game_God_Guru

this movie is gonna blow. i'm a gigantic fan of tekken but come on? why cast steve fox first? he is sooo not an important character.... whos playing jin? whos playing kazuya? who is afraid of seeing a live action juggle? ugh. i hate video game movies. and uwe boll. and crappy filmographys. **** ****

Quadrifoglio
Quadrifoglio

Wow, the director made the AMAZING Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, Steven Seagal's Marked for Death, and Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home! This movie is Oscar material!

vf21x
vf21x

From the Director of Free Willy???? WOW!!!!! I am truly speechless................. If you take the number of letters from Dwight little's name, add them to the total number of letters in Uwe Boll's name and multilpy them by a factor of 10, it will equal an infinate SUCK equation!!!!!!!!!!!

David_Kniffin
David_Kniffin

I love Tekken, but I have little faith in this movie. Too many characters for one movie, so the story will either jump around way too much or only focus a 3 or 4. Either way, there's no way this can be done correctly.

xgalacticax
xgalacticax

another video game film that will blow

iboo01
iboo01

isnt steve supposed to have hair

azizrulez
azizrulez

i didnt bother reading the end as soon as i saw free willy 2

ketsuatama
ketsuatama

This already has the whiff of a Uwe Boll-type clunker!

PumpkinBoogie
PumpkinBoogie

Oh goodie......it just keeps gettin' better every time I hear more "crap-tas..." oops, I mean..."fantastic" news about Tekken the Movie (god please.....can't they just let it go already?)...:| Pardon me while I got throw up in excitement now. :?

surppo
surppo

that has got to be the worse movie resume ever. gamespot just convinced me not to even rent this bowel movement.

lamprey263
lamprey263

this is going to sucks as bad as Street Fighter, if not worse since Street Fighter didn't take itself all that seriously

Fat_Boy_PT
Fat_Boy_PT

This could actually be pretty good... ah the hell with it, we all know its going to suck :D

hawaiiinsomniac
hawaiiinsomniac

I need to go to fandango to order pre-order my tickets. i kid.

tommykha04
tommykha04

I ment to say he better not be bonny ass guy.

Gadeos
Gadeos

Man!!, I'm sicking tired of hearing people complain about Tekken's Director having filmed Free Willy 2, one of the best productions ever made along with Anacondas 2. Both almost won an Academy Award............

tommykha04
tommykha04

Look at that they have the same nose.....hehehe so far so good. To know the actor look (almost) alike the creator. Just hope the rest will match the player as well. Now that I think about who is gonna play Jin. He better be Japanese or Asian. Or bonny ass guy.

mr_killer_man
mr_killer_man

I've hearing about this movie for awhile now. Can't wait to see it. I hope it's not a flop after taking all this time.

N-Flamez
N-Flamez

what who's play as law? bruce lee is dead after all, i wonder which law is would be, marshall law or forest law or both? i hope its marshall

CasinoOutlaw247
CasinoOutlaw247

I just hope that the required viewing by the director is not of the horrible Street Fighter movie and the yet-to-be-seen-by-me DOA. The animated Tekken movie was horrible let's just hope it's a couple of notches above the 1st Mortal Kombat movie as I do love Tekken.

N-Flamez
N-Flamez

what who's play as law? bruce lee is dead after all, i wonder which law is would be, marshall law or forest law or both? i hope its marshall

haesuse
haesuse

well this is all so promising. an actor that NO ONE knows who he is, or why is he acting in the 1st place and a guy who directed more trash than it is possible to comperhend by a human mind! cant wait for this one...

wumpscutnut
wumpscutnut

This movie is going to fail kindergarden.

GreenC4T
GreenC4T

Luke Goss was awesome in Blade 2 and he also looks badas* in Hellboy 2.

gullgullgull
gullgullgull

dead_god, if they go through the trouble of getting the Tekken name (Or Doom, or Resident Evil, etc.) then they may as well make it accurate. If they're not going to make it accurate, then why not make their own original movie? Doesn't it seem counter-productive to go against the license that you were so dead-set on getting? Getting the name alone is just stupid.

The_Weekend
The_Weekend

Tekken ... the horror movie of 2008 ... horror as in bad plot, bad fights, bad overall ...

davedouble16
davedouble16

Oh......hmm.....eh.....I don't know what to say. ARGGGH!!! This is going to suck :(

FreddieGermany
FreddieGermany

hold on why are they making a tekken movie again??????

hunter8man
hunter8man

Oh god, this thing is going to suck just as bad as the Tekken anime did.

FreddieGermany
FreddieGermany

Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, Steven Seagal's Marked for Death, and Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home..all of those are terrible movies so what is that saying for tekken?????!!!!!???

daveg1
daveg1

oh my god its BROS fever all over again..oh noes!!

rwnummelin
rwnummelin

The Tomb Raider movies are by far the best game-to-movie films, HOWEVER, that doesn't mean that they are GOOD. Now, on to Tekken.. It is a FIGHTING GAME! A FIGHTING GAME!! Have you ever heard of "Street Fighter movie" or "Mortal Combat"? They lack everything needed for a good movie. 1. They lack anything anywhere near a back story. 2. There are no consepts what so ever. 3. It's a Fighting Game! This is a 100% fan project just like most game-to-movie films. Where did Namco go so wrong I wonder.. Maby somewhere between ending the Klonoa series after 2 great games, and making Tekken's fighting grounds 3D, totally ruining the game. Tekken Tag is the best Tekken ever, and that will never change no matter how nice the graphics and effects get, nor how much they get the female fighter's breasts bounce, just like DoA - the absolute lowest fighting games have gotten so far, and I bet my balls that some japaneese pervert will keep on cocking up more of them as well as making more hopeless movies, just to satisfy some puberty console-tards.

lostsoulsofmn
lostsoulsofmn

I have absolutely no faith that this movie will be good at all. Its such a shame that they throw movies with such potential to directors that wont do it justice. Poor Tekken...... On the brighter side of things, atleast Metal Gear Solid has the chance to be as amazing as it deserves!

exedeath
exedeath

If those are the 3 best movies that you can say about a director, then you might as well give up all hope.