Tekken drafted for theaters
Although being able to uncover very sketchy details concerning the possibility of Namco bringing Tekken to the big screen, an expected release date and company productions have been revealed. According to the Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Namco has major plans to create a Tekken movie. Teaming with Gaga Communications Inc and Crystal Sky Productions, it appears that Namco has finally taken the initiative to create a major film based on the universally popular fighting series. Both production companies have plans to acquire the movie rights from Namco, which are expected to cost in the tens of millions.
The movie has an expected release date of 2005. PSX Extreme will keep you updated on any further details.
2/20/2002 Matt Stensrud