Resident Evil: Vendetta Coming To North American Theaters

Resident Evil fans rejoice! Fathom Events announced this week that Resident Evil: Vendetta is coming to theaters this summer for a one night special event. Vendetta is the third installment of the animated film franchise following Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008) and Resident Evil: Damnation (2012). The film will be released internationally on May 27, 2017, and in the U.S. and Canada on Monday, June 19 only.

Resident Evil: Vendetta

Resident Evil first captured the hearts and imaginations of gamers everywhere in 1996. Over 21 years, Capcom has produced nearly 30 titles in the series spanning more than 20 platforms. Resident Evil is one of the best selling video game franchises ever, with more than 72 million copies sold.

Vendetta features the fan-favorite characters Leon Kennedy (Matt Mercer), Chris Redfield (Kevin Dorman), and Rebecca Chambers (Erin Cahill). The film is produced by Marza Animation Planet and executive produced by Takashi Shimizu (The Grudge). It was written by Makoto Fukami (Psycho Pass) and directed by Takanori Tsujimoto (Bushido Man).

Resident Evil: Vendetta
Chris and Leon are back!

“We are thrilled to bring Resident Evil: Vendetta to the big screen for its U.S. debut,” Fathom Events CEO John Rubey said. “This sequel is even scarier and more thrill-inducing than the previous titles, with mind-blowing CG animation that should be seen on 40-foot screens with the highest quality sound and visuals to further enhance the fan experience of this beloved franchise.”

Check out the trailer below.

Tickets for the June 19th showing in the U.S. go on sale on March 31st, 2017, according to the Fathom Events website. Canadian screenings go on sale Friday, March 24, 2017 at www.cineplex.com. Count me in!

The pre-sale date will be here before you know it. Mark your calendars and sign up for the ticket sale e-mail reminder. We’ll see you there!

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