Hyde Park Entertainment and Capcom have signed action specialist Andrzej Bartkowiak to direct Street Fighter, a live-action feature film based on Capcom's video game, according to Variety.

Production is set to begin early next year with Fox distributing the film which focuses on female fighter Chun Li and her journey for justice. Justin Marks wrote the script.

Bartkowiak's credits include Romeo Must Die, Exit Wounds and Doom.

Jean-Claude Van Damme previously starred in a film version of the video game. The 1994 Universal movie was written and directed by Steven de Souza.