New 'Resident Evil' animated film planned for 2017

Los Angeles: A new animated film of sci-fi, action film series "Resident Evil" is in the works for a 2017 release.

The new CG (computer-generated) animated film with the working title "Resident Evil CG 3" will be penned by Makoto Fukami and directed by Takanori Tsujimoto, reports

Takashi Shimizu is attached as an executive producer, with Hiroyuki Kobayashi as executive supervisor.

The first two "Resident Evil" animations, "Resident Evil: Degeneration" (2008) and "Resident Evil: Damnation" (2012), were produced by Japanese animation house Digital Frontier.

The sixth and last live-action film titled "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter" is currently in production in Cape Town, South Africa.

Milla Jovovich returns as the main heroine Alice, while her husband Paul W.S. Anderson is back as the helmer.

The movie is set for a January 27, 2017 release in US.

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