Constantin Film acquired the movie rights to the Resident Evil franchise in 1997 and aggravated the first in what would ultimately be a series of half a dozen films in 2002. With the beginning of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter as soon as reference to six months ago, many assumed the franchises theatrical releases would be going happening for uncertain hiatus.
Thats not the feat, as it turns out. Martin Moszkowicz, Chairman of the Board at Constantin Film, declared to Variety at the Cannes Film Festival that a Resident Evil film reboot is already in fee at the German production company. The reboot will apparently consist of at least six films, the message reports.
Its not yet known who will focus on the reboot, who will star in it or even how it will fit into the franchises existing narrative.
Several recent reboots, as youve no doubt noticed, have taken franchises with to a darker alley and have ended beautiful proficiently at the crate office. The idea that Constantin Film wants to bring Resident Evil backing to theaters isnt surprising taking into consideration how much of a cash cow the franchise has been taking place to this narrowing. According to Variety, Resident Evil has generated $1.2 billion worldwide and is the highest-grossing film series of all-times thats based around a video game.