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Resident Evil movie series could be coming to an end

on 17 July 2012

Sony’s Resident Evil movie franchise is among the most successful videogame adaptations to date. Indeed, while the films have taken a battering by critics since the series’ inception in 2002, the movies have generated millions of dollars at the box office, with the latest entry, Resident Evil: Afterlife, scooping $296 million worldwide.

However, despite their financial success, it appears that writer/director Paul W.S. Anderson is looking to tie up the story of Alice and her battle against the nefarious Umbrella Corporation.

Addressing a crowd during a panel for the forthcoming Resident Evil: Retribution at Comic-Con, Anderson said he was thinking about wrapping up the franchise at some point. However, this is unlikely to happen until the sixth film at the earliest.

Resident Evil: Retribution is due out in cinemas in September 2012, and sees Alice (played by Milla Jovovich) teaming up with newcomers Leon S. Kennedy, Ada Wong and Barry Burton.


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