Source: Screen Gems
Screen Gems and Constantin Film announced 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, places filmmaker Paul W. S. Anderson
back in his triple threat capacity as writer, director and producer.
Actress Milla Jovovich
returns as the zombie-fighting heroine Alice, while Ali Larter
reprises her role as Claire Redfield and Spencer Locke
stars again as K-Mart. 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.
will take over the role of Alice's nemesis Wesker. Boris Kodjoe
and Kim Coates
have also been cast.
Anderson offered a small glimpse of what can be expected in the new film: "Alice's battle with The Umbrella Corporation isn't finished. Last time we saw Alice, she let them know she was coming after them. It's time to settle the score."
Resident Evil: Afterlife
is expected to hit U.S. theaters in fall 2010.