CG Animated “Resident Evil” Feature Announced

Takanori Tsujimoto (“Hard Revenge Milly”) will direct “Resident Evil: Vendetta,” a CG-animated feature film based on the popular Capcom games series.

Announced at the Tokyo Game Show, fans were treated to a clip and stills from the movie which will feature characters Leon S. Kennedy (“Resident Evil 4”), Chris Redfield (“Resident Evil 5”,) and Rebecca Chambers.

Makoto Fukami (“Psycho-Pass”) penned the script for the project which will be produced by Marza Animation Planet and released in Japanese cinemas in Spring 2017. Takashi Shimizu (“The Grudge”) will executive produce.

The film will come after the release of both the live-action film “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” and the new “Resident Evil 7” game for Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Those will all be released on January 27th.

Source: Variety