SDCC Exclusive: Resident Evil: Afterlife Coming in 3D!


And will kick-off a new trilogy! just talked exclusively to Paul W.S. Anderson, who revealed that Resident Evil: Afterlife will be released in 3D and will kick-off a new trilogy!

Anderson, who will write and direct, told us that the fourth film in the franchise will have the largest budget of all the films so far. “I always envisioned Resident Evil as a trilogy of films,” he said. “And we’ve been very lucky where it’s a trilogy where the audience has built and built. I wanted to kick off a brand new trilogy. I’m really excited we’re doing it [in 3-D] and we’re using the same camera system [James] Cameron used for Avatar. There are a lot of exciting things about this one. I don’t regard it as Resident Evil 4, I regard it as a re-tooling and rebirth of the entire franchise.”

Milla Jovovich will return as Alice in “Afterlife,” opening September 17, 2010. You can also expect some returning characters from the previous films and new characters from the video games.

Source: Ryan Rotten, Managing Editor