Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li gives insight into Chun-Li's (Kristin Kreuk
) life before becoming a fighter. It shows her privileged childhood in Hong Kong, where she trains to be a concert pianist and is taught martial arts by her father. Everything is great until her well-connected father is kidnapped by the evil M. Bison (Neal McDonough
) and his henchmen. Chun-Li ends up attending Julliard and does live her dream of being a concert pianist in Hong Kong. However, after her mother passes, she becomes lost and feels like there's something more for her. Eventually, she is guided to Bangkok, where she trains with Gen (Robin Shue
). Her new goals in life are to find her father and to take down M. Bison and his evil empire, who have wreaked havoc on the streets of Bangkok for much too long.
The origin story of the characters from Capcom’s popular Street Fighter
video game is detailed in The Legend of Chun-Li
, a live-action martial arts thriller from Doom
helmer Andrzej Bartkowiak.Smallville
’s Kristin Kreuk gives a spirited turn in the title role, a concert pianist turned global crime fighter who cracks her share of heads while in pursuit of the mobsters who have kidnapped her father. Neal McDonough and Michael Clarke Duncan glower effectively as Bison, the nefarious mastermind behind the abduction, and his henchman, Balrog, respectively. The film’s offbeat cast, which includes Chris Klein and Moon Bloodgood as ...