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Capcom Developing Resident Evil Biohazard Anime Reboot

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Thu, 10/15/2015 - 11:34

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Capcom has announced a Resident Evil reboot is in development with a new CG Anime film.

The movie is titled "Biohazard" and will be released in 2017.

Capcom's Takanori Tsujimoto is directing the reboot which will feature an all-new story and characters from the franchise including Chris Redfield, Rebecca Chambers and Leon Kennedy.

Marza Animation provided the above image and details:

 ‘RESIDENT EVIL’ will be CG’d by a SEGA company behind SPACE PIRATE: CAPTAIN HARLOCK

MARZA ANIMATION PLANET INC., a CG animation film production company of SEGA SAMMY Group, today announced a production of a full CG animation movie RESIDENT EVIL CG 3 (working title) based on Japanese game developer CAPCOM’s internationally renowned videogame franchise RESIDENT EVIL.

The movie will be penned by Makoto Fukami (PSYCHO-PASS series) and directed by Takanori Tsujimoto (Hard Revenge Milly - The Beginning, Mobile Police Patlabor series, Ultraman X).

Notably, also Hollywood box office #1 hit J-horror creator Takashi Shimizu (THE GRUDGE) is attached as an Executive Producer and will oversee the production. Producer to RESIDENT EVIL game franchise and Milla Jovovich & Paul Anderson pair’s popular live-action movie franchise, Hiroyuki Kobayashi (CAPCOM) has joined the project as an Executive Supervisor.

As notedd, a new live-action film is also currently being filmed starring Milla Jovovich with Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.