Resident Evil: Afterlife! (UPDATE!)

Resident Evil returns in September, 2010!

Matt’s Update: Greg Stechman, who is now co-producer and development executive on the film, seems to have been correct in saying to IoM previously that the movie will film by the end of the year.  Stechman says they are closing in picking a director for the new installment in the successful Resident Evil film franchise.  Despite what is written in the original article, “Afterlife” will not be the title.  Hopefully Stechman will have the sense to include Jensen Ackles in this movie.

According to Shock Till You Drop, we’ll be getting a new Resident Evil flick, this one titled Afterlife (wasn’t that the original title for either part two or three) on September 17, 2010.

That’s really not a very far out date, and the Resident Evil flicks are typically pretty special effects intensive.  My hope is that they would bring back Russel Mulcahy.  His Resident Evil: Extinction proved that the man still has directing chops, despite the fact that the film didn’t quite feel like Resident Evil.  Still, the games haven’t for a while either.

Keep an eye here for more Resident Evil news as soon as we hear it!

2 comments on “Resident Evil: Afterlife! (UPDATE!)Add yours →

  1. Actually, the image is just a poster from the first film. Michelle is not expected back (to my knowledge) for this movie.

    Based on Bolt’s and Anderson’s previous comments, the movie focuses on Wesker, Chris, and Alice. Since Anderson wrote it without knowing the plot of RE 5 (the game), I wouldn’t expect much if any story elements from that installment.

  2. Well, it’s got to be called afterlife doesn’t it? I mean, Michelle Rodriguez’s character totally got capped in the brainpan AFTER zombifying in the first flick. Now she’s back two movies later? Chick takes a lickin’ and keeps on tickin’.

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