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Before it hits theaters for one night only tonight and digital platforms tomorrow, check out what's in store for Chris Redfield and Leon S. Kennedy in the first nine minutes of Resident Evil: Vendetta.

Previous Press Release: CULVER CITY, Calif. (May 1, 2017) – 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 June 20 and on 3-Disc 4K Ultra HD™/Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, 2-disc Blu-ray™ and DVD July 18 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The 4K Ultra HD disc will feature both Dolby Vision™ high-dynamic range (HDR) and Dolby Atmos® immersive audio, making it the first title from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to feature both technologies. Based on “Resident Evil™,” one of the bestselling video game franchises of all time, the film will also be released in select movie theaters nationwide June 19 for a special one-night event from Fathom Events, Park Circus and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions. Featuring the return of fan favorite 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.

Leveraging the HDR innovation that powers Dolby’s most advanced cinemas around the world, Dolby Vision transforms the TV experience in the home by delivering greater brightness and contrast, as well as a fuller palette of rich colors. Dolby Atmos delivers captivating sound that places and moves audio anywhere in the room, including overhead, to bring entertainment to life all around the audience. Together, consumers will experience both cutting-edge imaging and state-of-the-art sound technology for a fully immersive entertainment experience.

The 3-Disc 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, 2-disc Blu-ray™ DVD and digital releases of RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA comes with Filmmaker’s Commentary and a Stills Gallery featuring 30 sketches and designs that illustrate the unique look of the film. In addition, the Combo Pack, 2-disc Blu-ray™ and the digital release come 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 3-Disc 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo Pack and 2-disc Blu-ray™ also comes 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.”

In addition, Best Buy will offer an exclusive Steelbook packaging for the 3-Disc 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray™ Combo Pack.

Also, coming soon on Madison Gate Records, “RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)”, featuring Kenji Kawai’s original score.

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).

4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo Pack and 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”

Digital Extras Include:

Three Featurettes:

“The Creature”
“Walk-around on set (motion-capture) 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

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

RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA has a run time of approximately 97 minutes and is rated R for bloody violence throughout.

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