Black Eyed Peas' Taboo Being a 'Street Fighter'

February 19, 2008 08:38:20 GMT

The 32-year-old rapper is going to test his acting skill by joining the cast of 'Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li' alongside 'Smallville' star Kristin Kreuk.

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Setting his feet in the movie biz, the Black Eyed Peas' rapper Taboo has become the latest addition to action adventure "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li". According to Variety, the hip-hop artist will be joining Kristin Kreuk, Michael Clarke Duncan, Chris Klein and Rick Yune in the project.

Despite the fact that it was said that the 32-year-old rapper has been signed in, further details about what role he will be playing hasn't been revealed. Still, Variety reported that the man that has made a cameo appearance in John Travolta's "Be Cool" joined the cast with "Pathfinder" actress Moon Bloodgood, Singapore's Edmund Chen and Hong Kong film star Cheng Pei Pei.

Based on popular Japanese video game, "Street" will focus on martial artist Chun-Li that will be portrayed by Kreuk. Penned by "Voltron" scribbler Justin Marks, the film is set to be directed by "Romeo Must Die" helmer Andrzej Bartkowiak. The 20th Century Fox's film is scheduled to begin shooting in March in Bangkok, Hong Kong and Vancouver.


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posted by zceg on Jul 28, 2010
taboo il est canon c'est l' un des plus beau avec fergi
posted by Gonza on Mar 31, 2010
I Think, I dont know, but Taboo never played Street Fighter...Vega rulezzzz!!!
posted by josephine on Aug 05, 2009
I don't speak english but i go to school, and in my school lern enlish. I live in Argentina I think taboo is beautifull xx he is very nice and he sing very weel. he is a star!
posted by money man on Jul 30, 2009
he should of said boom boom boom
posted by money man on Jul 30, 2009
he should of said boom boom boom
posted by And? on Feb 19, 2009
And no matter what you say, he's playing Vega. And I'm sure his hair color is just a minor issue that can be resolved by the costume designers however, if you're assuming that every Spaniard, including Vega, is fair skinned, I would think again.
posted by LoneWolf on Dec 04, 2008
I can't believe they picked taboo to play the role of Vega...Seriously wtf!! Are these retards on crack? Taboo doesn't look that Spaniard nonetheless anything like Vega.
posted by money makin mayweath on Jul 17, 2008
taboo is palying vega u no the guy that thinks is wolverine with long plaited blonde hair... haha good luck taboo ... haha!!

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