RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA, the action-packed third installment in the state-of-the-art CG animated franchise from executive producer Takashi Shimizu (director of The Grudge), debuts on digital July 3rd and on limited edition Steelbook, 2-disc Blu-ray and DVD July 17th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Based on “Resident Evil,” one of the bestselling video game franchises of all time, Featuring the return of fan favourite characters Chris Redfield (Kevin Dorman) and Leon S. Kennedy (Matthew Mercer) as well as the film debut of Rebecca Chambers (Erin Cahill), RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA follows the trio as they aim to stop the spread of a deadly virus that threatens to destroy New York City.

The limited edition Steelbook, 2-disc Blu-ray and DVD releases of RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA come with Filmmaker’s Commentary and a Stills Gallery featuring 30 sketches and designs that illustrate the unique look of the film. In addition, the 2-disc Blu-ray comes with three additional featurettes: In “Motion Capture Set Tour with Dante Carver”, motion capture actor Dante Carver guides fans on an exclusive tour of the set with a detailed look at motion capture creation and cast interviews. The CGI animators are featured in two pieces: in “The Creature”, they walk fans through the process of designing the monsters in the film; and in “CGI to Reality: Designing Vendetta” they discuss how they created a new aesthetic in an evolving franchise.
The limited edition Steelbook and 2-disc Blu-ray also come with an exclusive bonus disc that takes fans behind-the-scenes with “Tokyo Game Show Footage 2016”, as well as two additional featurettes: Fans will assemble with the BSAA Operatives team to receive the intelligence briefing to defeat a deadly threat in “BSAA Mission Briefing: Combat Arias,” while Director Takanori Tsujimoto and his creative team lead fans in a conversation on the film’s design aesthetic and what it took to evolve the story in “Designing The World of Vendetta.”

Synopsis:
BSAA Chris Redfield enlists the help of government agent Leon S. Kennedy and Professor Rebecca Chambers from Alexander Institute of Biotechnology to stop a death merchant with a vengeance from spreading a deadly virus in New York.

Directed by Takanori Tsujimoto with a screenplay by Makoto Fukami (Psycho Pass), RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA was produced by Hiroyasu Shinohara and executive produced by Takashi Shimizu, with music by Kenji Kawai (Ghost in the Shell).

2-disc limited edition Steelbook Bonus Materials Include:

  • Three Featurettes:
    • “The Creature”
  • “Motion Capture Set Tour with Dante Carver”
    • “CGI to Reality: Designing Vendetta”
  • Still gallery (30 sketches/designs)
  • Filmmaker Audio Commentary (in Japanese) with Director Takanori Tsujimoto, Executive Producer Takashi Shimizu and Writer Makoto Fukami
  • BONUS DISC with three featurettes:
    • “BSAA Mission Briefing: Combat Arias”
    • “Designing The World of Vendetta”
    • “2016 Tokyo Game Show Footage”

2-disc Blu-ray Bonus Materials Include:

  • Three Featurettes:
    • “The Creature”
  • “Motion Capture Set Tour with Dante Carver”
    • “CGI to Reality: Designing Vendetta”
  • Still gallery (30 sketches/designs)
  • Filmmaker Audio Commentary (in Japanese) with Director Takanori Tsujimoto, Executive Producer Takashi Shimizu and Writer Makoto Fukami
  • BONUS DISC with three featurettes:
    • “BSAA Mission Briefing: Combat Arias”
    • “Designing The World of Vendetta”
    • “2016 Tokyo Game Show Footage”

DVD Bonus Materials Include:

  • Still gallery (30 sketches/designs)

Filmmaker Audio Commentary (in Japanese) with Director Takanori Tsujimoto, Executive Producer Takashi Shimizu and Writer Makoto Fukami

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