Just got home from the Alice in Chains show, sorry for the delay, but below you’ll now find the official release. Production has officially begin in Toronto, Canada for Screen Gems and Constantin’s Resident Evil: Afterlife, which is to be directed by Paul W.S. Anderson from his own screenplay. The international release it confirms that Milla Jovovich will return as Alice, with Ali Larter returning as Claire Redfield and Spencer Locke (Monster House) as K-Mart. Boris Kodjoe, Wentworth Miller, Kim Coates (Silent Hill, Skinwalkers) and Shawn Roberts (Diary of the Dead, Skinwalkers) also join the cast. The fourth installment is to be released in 3D on August 27, 2010. No story details were revealed, however it’s rumored to take us to Tokyo. Fingers crossed on that.
Screen Gems and Constantin Film announced today that “Resident Evil: Afterlife,” the next installment in the widely successful “Resident Evil” film franchise has begun production in Toronto, Canada. The fourth film, which will be shot and released in 3-D, is a first in the “Resident Evil” film franchise. Most of the key creative players, who turned the “Resident Evil” film franchise into a global phenomenon, will be reprising their roles in “Afterlife”.
Actress Milla Jovovich returns as the zombie-fighting heroine Alice. Ali Larter reprises her role as Claire Redfield from “Resident Evil: Extinction”. Spencer Locke, who played K-Mart in “Extinction,” is also set to return. New to the film franchise is leading man Wentworth Miller, who has signed on as Chris Redfield – Claire’s brother and a popular character from the game series. Shawn Roberts will take over the role of Alice’s nemesis Wesker. Boris Kodjoe and Kim Coates have also been cast.
Filmmaker Paul W. S. Anderson is back in his triple threat capacity as writer, director and producer. Anderson wrote, produced and directed the first “Resident Evil” (2002) and wrote and produced the sequels, “Resident Evil: Apocalypse” (2004) and “Resident Evil: Extinction” (2007). Producing alongside Anderson are the same creative minds from the three previous films: Anderson’s longterm producing partner Jeremy Bolt, Constantin Film’s Bernd Eichinger (writer and producer of the Oscar