‘Resident Evil: Death Island’ Movie Will Have Zombie Hordes Run Wild This July

The upcoming animated feature from Capcom and Sony Pictures, Resident Evil: Death Island, promises an epic team-up between fan favourites in the franchise, and fortunately for fans, it won’t be long before the zombie apocalypse hits the screen.

Available on 4K UHD, Bluray, DVD, and digital on 25 July, the CGI film will mark the first time Jill Valentine and Leon S. Kennedy are crossing paths with each other. The pair joins returning protagonists Rebecca Chambers, Chris and Claire Redfield, who are brought together while investigating a string of bioweapon-related cases. When all the clues of their separate cases come together, the five-member crew find themselves on Alcatraz Island, where the undead lies in wait.

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Resident Evil: Death Island is directed by Eiichirō Hasumi, best known for Assassination Classroom, with Makoto Fukami (Berserk, Psycho-Pass) serving as producer. It will be the fourth animated feature after Degeneration (2008), Damnation (2012), and Vendetta (2017), with a synopsis that reads:

“In San Francisco, Jill Valentine is dealing with a zombie outbreak and a new T-Virus, Leon Kennedy is on the trail of a kidnapped DARPA scientist, and Claire Redfield is investigating a monstrous fish that is killing whales in the bay. Joined by Chris Redfield and Rebecca Chambers, they discover the trail of clues from their separate cases all converge on the same location, Alcatraz Island, where a new evil has taken residence and awaits their arrival.