Adaptations of the arcade classic Street Fighter II have thus far ranged from laughable to ...laughable, but with Jean-Claude Van Damme. The guy who played Desh in The Bourne Ultimatum decided he wanted to improve that situation, and managed to recruit Top Gear director Owen Trevor, some producers, a visual effects house, and guys who look like Ken and Depressive Ryu to make a new Street Fighter short that would closer match our childhood memories of its awesomeness (rather than the reality of its fireball-throwing, electric-green-man-including ridiculousness).
The full, apparently Capcom-sanctioned short will be released Thursday, but until then, here are a couple teaser trailers to tide you over until Must-See TV Day:
You have to respect any production that goes through such lengths for eyebrow accuracy.
(via; thanks, Greg)