Resident Evil: Vendetta CG Film's Promo Videos Show Heroes, Antagonist

posted on by Karen Ressler
Film opened May 27 in Japan, slated for June 19 in U.S., Canada

Kadokawa began streaming four short promotional videos the CG-animated film Resident Evil: Vendetta on Thursday. Each video focuses on a different character from the film.

Chris Redfield:

Leon S. Kennedy:

Rebecca Chambers:

Glenn Arias, the film's main antagonist:

The film, based on CAPCOM's Resident Evil (Biohazard) horror game franchise, opened in Japanese theaters on May 27. The film is the third CG-animated film for the franchise, after 2008's Resident Evil: Degeneration and 2012's Resident Evil: Damnation.

The film will screen in theaters in the United States and Canada on June 19 for one night only. Tickets in Canada went on sale on March 24, and tickets in the United States went on sale on March 31.

The film has a completely original story and features characters from multiple games in the series. CAPCOM producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi (Resident Evil 4, Sengoku Basara) supervised the project. The English dub cast includes Matthew Mercer as Leon S. Kennedy, Kevin Dorman as Chris Redfield, and Erin Cahill as Rebecca Chambers.

Takanori Tsujimoto (The Next Generation -Patlabor-, Ultraman X) directed the film at Marza Animation Planet, with a script by Makoto Fukami (Psycho-Pass, School-Live!). Kenji Kawai (Patlabor, Ghost in the Shell) composed the music. Takashi Shimizu (Ju-on, live-action Kiki's Delivery Service) is credited as executive producer.

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