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Fifth Resident Evil movie on way as Afterlife tops US box office

Tuesday, 14th September 2010 16:06 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Oh you. Did you honestly think they’d stop after four? Think again.

Resident Evil: Afterlife lead actress Milla Jovovich has told New York magazine Vulture that she’s planning a fifth movie with husband and director Paul W.S. Anderson.

Over the weekend Afterlife become the first movie in the series to go number one at the US box office, raking in $27.7 million.

It made $46.2 million internationally.

“This new Resident Evil is the first one to ever open at No. 1 worldwide. It’s the biggest movie in the franchise,” said Jovovich.

“So we’re definitely going to make another one.”

She added that fans are talking to her about the next movie on Twitter.

“We’ve been talking to a lot of fans on Twitter and stuff, so it’s probably going to be one of the first movies where we really talk to fans to see what they want, and what characters they want to see. It’s going to be a more interactive process.”

Thanks, Kotaku.

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13 Comments

  1. PwnedHaxor

    Well, its Obvious, You could tell by the ending of RE: Afterlife.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. mington

    Why, what happens in the end? ;)

    #2 4 years ago
  3. mington

    Also, could you please reveal the major plot points including deaths and romantic entanglements

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Dralen

    The ending was definitely a cliffhanger. It was sort of like the resident evil 5 plot, although that answered all the questions.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. mington

    They’re making another CGI film in 3D
    http://www.capcom.co.jp/ir/english/news/pdf/e100914.pdf

    Degeneration was so bad

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Gekidami

    Apparently theres abit after the credits where some “surprise” character shows up.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Quiiick

    @ mington
    At the end of “Resident Evil: Afterlife” Alice (Milla Jovovich) finds out that Albert Wesker (Shawn Roberts) is actually her father and Claire Redfield (Ali Larter) is her sister. ;-)

    Edit: Degeneration was indeed terrible. :(

    #7 4 years ago
  8. DaMan

    can’t believe Capcom are making another one as well, Degeneration was truly awful.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Erthazus

    Degeneration? Oww… I agree with evveryone else here. Boring piece of ….

    #9 4 years ago
  10. AHA-Lambda

    FFS! i thought the 3rd was supposed to be the last!!

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Gekidami

    Believe it or not, the RE movies actually make loads of money. So they’ll probably never finish.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Erthazus

    @10 Resident Evil:Extinction (3rd movie)

    Budget $45 million (estimated)
    Gross revenue $147,717,833

    and new one:Box Office Mojo estimates the film took in $10,900,000 on its opening day

    So basically it’s FIRST.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. DarkElfa

    I think you’re all cracked. At least Degeneration actually stuck to the source material. These films on the other hand have been nothing more than Something for Paul Anderson to masturbate to.

    #13 4 years ago

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