Crystal Sky Pictures is bringing the video game TEKKEN back with a prequel to the 2009 live-action adaptation. This time, they have found a new helmer in ONG-BAK director Prachya Pinkaew.
The new film, currently titled TEKKEN: RISE OF THE TOURNAMENT, currently has no casting in place. However, the producers are looking for actors to closely resemble the characters who will be in the film.
Pinkaew has had his taste of Hollywood films with 2009′s ELEPHANT WHITE, starring Djimon Hounsou and Kevin Bacon. As for TEKKEN, the original film starred Jon Foo, Kelly Overton, and Gary Daniels. The film is currently on DVD.
TEKKEN: RISE OF THE TOURNAMENT is still in development, but we will bring you up to speed once we receive any more news.