Resident Evil CG Flick Still Due This Year

By Chris Faylor, Sep 04, 2008 8:22am PDT Though Capcom has remained rather quiet about the North American release of the computer-generated feature Resident Evil: Degeneration, senior PR director Chris Kramer has affirmed that the movie will arrive on Blu-ray and DVD later this year.

Set seven years after the events of the first Resident Evil game and detailing the latest zombie-killing adventures of RE2 protagonists Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield, the all-CG feature is being co-directed by Devil May Cry 4 producer Hiroyuki Kobayash. [videofeature]http://cdn.shacknews.com/public/videofeature/res_degeneration.flv[img]http://www.shacknews.com/images/generated/4766d25e4e73f_featured_without_text_degeneration2.jpg[/img][/videofeature]

The debut trailer for Resident Evil: Degeneration.

While Capcom has always maintained that the film would arrive Japan this year, confirmation that the project is still on track and will hit North America this year came as part of a blog post by Kramer that focused on a Blu-ray.com list of disc specifications and extras for the Sony Pictures co-produced movie.

Those Blu-ray technical specifications and extras follow below:

Video will be presented in 1.78:1 1080p AVC accompanied by a 5.1 Dolby TrueHD soundtrack.
  • Interactive Picture-in-Picture (BD Exclusive)
  • Trivia Track
  • The Making of Resident Evil: Degeneration
  • Character Profiles
  • Voice Bloopers
  • Leon Interview
  • Resident Evil: Degeneration Trailer Collection
  • Resident Evil: Degeneration Tokyo Game Show Trailer
  • Resident Evil 5 Video Game Trailer

Capcom has yet to detail exactly when in 2008 the film will arrive, though Bloody Disgusting reports a North American release date of December 30.

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