Street Fighter fans may wish to put one out for a preferred character that’s belonged of the series every considering that Super Street Fighter II, a minimum of according to Street Fighter 5 composerDaniel Lindholm As you’ll have seen if you check out the heading and saw the image above, it appears that Fei Long might not include at all in future Street Fighter video games.
The character Fei Long, a martial artist and action movie star from Hong Kong, is Capcom’s homage to famous martial artist and action movie star Bruce Lee, and it appears that the Lee household has actually just recently altered its mind when it concerns non-serious representations of the departed star.
As gone over in the composer’s streamed You Tube Q&A (see listed below) on 7th May, comical analyses are apparently a sticking point. Lindholm says that representations need to be ‘honourable’ from this point on:
A character that I understand we will not see at all– there’s been a great deal of conversation about it– I pointed out earlier a character I wish to reword the music for would be Fei Long.
I do have other sources– not just Capcom, however buddies of mine in the U.S., who are really buddies with the Lee household– and they have actually essentially stated that any type of similarity toMr Bruce Lee is now left out for comical impact, comic things. It requires to be honourable.Advertisement
That’s why we will not see Fei Long again. Ever.
You can listen to the composer going over Fei Long in the video listed below:
VG247 connected to Capcom in order to validate the composer’s claims, to which a Capcom spokeperson stated “We do not comment on rumour and/or speculation”.
While it’s uncertain what triggered this modification in method from the Lee household, it’s definitely possible that the reaction to his representation in Quentin Tarantino’s 2019 movie Once Upon A Time In Hollywood might have triggered the household to reassess representations of him (or characters undoubtedly influenced by him) in media.
An embarassment for Street Fighter fans, that’s for sure. If this details is precise, we’ll simply need to hope that the Lee household reassesses its position prior to the release of Street Fighter 6.
Let us understand listed below if you’re a Fei Long primary and if you’ll miss out on the character in future Street Fighters.