Thursday, August 5, 2010


Tekken is a 2010 martial arts film directed by Dwight Little, based on the fighting game series of the same name.

In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments but by corporations. The mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu. This corporation sponsors the King of Iron Fist Tournament or Tekken in which fighters battle until one is left standing, who in turn will receive a lifetime of stardom and wealth. We are introduced to this violent world through the eyes of Jin Kazama, a rebellious teenage street fighter who enters the tournament in order to avenge the death of his mother, Jun Kazama that he blames upon the Mishima Zaibatsu's most powerful and controlling chairman, Heihachi Mishima his own grandfather along with his father, Kazuya Mishima. He knows that the only way to get close enough to Mishima is to win the tournament but in doing so, he begins to uncover his own past and inner demons as well as exposing a dark underbelly to Tekken that threatens the very existence of humanity.

Jon Foo as Jin Kazama. He is a British actor of Irish and Chinese ancestry and very interested in martial arts since he began training in martial arts in London. Was alongside with Jean-Claude Van Damme in the Universal Soldiers: The Next Generation.

Kelly Overton as Christie Monteiro

Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa as Heihachi Mishima

Ian Anthony Dale as Kazuya Mishima. He is the son of Heihachi Mishima and the father of Jin Kazama. He also a powerful karate fighter.

Darrin Dewitt Henson as Raven. An international intelligence agent codenamed Raven who sides with Jin during the tournament. He's considered highly skilled and iron-hearted.

Candice Hillebrand as Nina Wiliams. A cold-blooded assassin that works for the Mishimas.

Cung Le as Marshall Law.

Luke Goss as Steve fox. He acts as Jin's mentor in the film.

Gary Daniels as Brian Fury. A former Interpol officer that competes in the tournament. Daniels is a former kick-boxer himself.

Tamlyn Tomita as Jun Kazama. Jin Kazama's beloved mother. After her assassination, Jin enters the tournament to avenge her.

Other characters will also be making an appearance in this movie. Anna Williams; the sister and rival of Nina Williams played by Marian Zapico, Eddy played by Christie Monterio; a Brazilian Capoeira practitioner, a mystic Samurai-esque armored swordsman Yoshimitsu played by Gary Ray Stearns, Anton Kasabov as Sergei Dragunov, Roger Huerta as Miguel Caballero Rojo; a young Spanish brawler and including Kara; an original character that is Jin's girlfriend at the beginning of the film played by Mircea Monroe.

Here are some scenes taken from the movie.

Trailer HERE

Official Website (Japan):

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