New ‘Resident Evil’ animated movie being developed

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Published: October 20, 2015 11:22:45 PM

A new animated film of "Resident Evil" franchise is in the works for a 2017 release.

A new animated film of “Resident Evil” franchise is in the works for a 2017 release.

Marza Animation Planet Inc of Sega Sammy Group announced the project on October 15, reported Aceshowbiz.

The movie will be penned by Makoto Fukami and directed by Takanori Tsujimoto. Takashi Shimizu is attached as an executive producer, with Hiroyuki Kobayashi as executive supervisor.

“Resident Evil CG 3” will be the third feature-length CGI film in the series.

The first two “Resident Evil” animations, “Resident Evil: Degeneration” (2008) and “Resident Evil: Damnation” (2012), were produced by Japanese animation house Digital Frontier.

The sixth and last live-action film titled “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” is currently in production in Cape Town, South Africa. Milla Jovovich returns as the main heroine Alice, while her husband Paul W S Anderson is back as the helmer.

The movie is set to arrive on January 27, 2017 in theatres across the States.

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