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TAURO
09-15-2010, 08:55 AM
(http://games.ign.com/objects/025/025017.html)Capcom (http://games.ign.com/objects/025/025017.html) and Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan Co., Ltd. have announced the co-production of (http://games.ign.com/objects/025/025017.html)Resident Evil: Damnation (http://movies.ign.com/objects/086/086347.html), a sequel to the full-length CG animation feature (http://games.ign.com/objects/025/025017.html)Resident Evil: Degeneration (http://movies.ign.com/objects/142/14291544.html) based upon the (http://games.ign.com/objects/025/025017.html)Resident Evil (http://psx.ign.com/objects/000/000610.html) (known in Japan as Biohazard) series of games and movies.

While the predecessor Resident Evil: Degeneration had only a limited 2-week / 3-screen theatrical release in Japan, Box Office sales surpassed 40 million yen, and the home video release has shipped more than 1.6 million copies worldwide, making the film a global hit.

Since its initial release in 1996, the Resident Evil series of games has established the "survival horror" genre and has shipped over a 44 million units worldwide, continuing to captivate its fans as a powerful property. (http://games.ign.com/objects/025/025017.html)Resident Evil 5 (http://ps3.ign.com/objects/734/734381.html), which was released in 2009, shipped over 5.4 million units worldwide, recording the highest sales within the franchise.

The first three Resident Evil live-action films collectively grossed over US$ 300 million at the Box Office worldwide, and the most recent installment grossed over US$ 27 million in its opening weekend.

Resident Evil: Damnation will feature as its main character (http://games.ign.com/objects/025/025017.html)Leon S. Kennedy (http://stars.ign.com/objects/959/959775.html). The film is currently in production and being directed by (http://games.ign.com/objects/025/025017.html)Makoto Kamiya (http://stars.ign.com/objects/142/14268928.html) (Resident Evil: Degeneration), and produced by (http://games.ign.com/objects/025/025017.html)Hiroyuki Kobayashi (http://stars.ign.com/objects/962/962234.html) (producer RResident Evil: Degeneration, associate producer (http://games.ign.com/objects/025/025017.html)Resident Evil: Afterlife (http://movies.ign.com/objects/856/856541.html) and (http://games.ign.com/objects/025/025017.html)Resident Evil: Apocalypse (http://movies.ign.com/objects/478/478932.html)), with plans for a 3D release in 2012.
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Awesome news, I thought Degeneration was excellent.

Dirty Knowledge
09-21-2010, 08:02 AM
I liked the first animated one better than the real movies, so this is dope. I'd love to see a Raccoon City set movie, animated or not, preferable animated, about the original game's story line. These movies today with Alice are kinda lame.

shaolinsword
09-21-2010, 09:52 AM
Brilliant news

I don't mind the live action films but the writer needs to stop taking ideas from all of the games, it doesn't really make any sense

TAURO
09-21-2010, 12:58 PM
The live action films are just a joke, it's resident evil in name only. I have no interest in the character of Alice much less follow her through this dumb and redundant franchise.

King Tron 1
09-21-2010, 01:11 PM
what was degeneration about? was it based off any of the first games?

TAURO
09-21-2010, 01:32 PM
Degeneration was a cgi film that starred the main characters from resident evil 2, the film acts as a follow up to that game.