Report: Kristin Kreuk to Play Chun Li

BOOM widget 115844Kristin Kreuk (pictured left) will be starring as Chun Li in the upcoming live-action film Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li, reports ComingSoon.net.

Often referred to as "that cute girl from Smallville," Kreuk has also appeared in feature films EuroTrip and Partition as well as the long-running television teen drama Edgemont.

Jessica Biel (I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, 7th Heaven, Blade: Trinity) had previously been rumored to play the role, which puts the beloved Street Fighter heroine in the central spotlight as she embarks on a seemingly-generic quest for justice.

Directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak (Doom, Romeo Must Die, Cradle 2 the Grave), written by Justin Marks (Masters of the Universe, Fast Forward, Unbroken), produced by Hyde Park Entertainment, and part of Capcom's increased focus on Hollywood, Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li is expected to begin shooting in March.