RESIDENT EVIL’s Umbrella Corporation Announces Initial Public Offering and Recruits Scientists and Security Personnel

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In times of economic recession, what are the rich to do with all their money? Why, make rock-solid investments in mega-companies such as Resident Evil’s Umbrella Corporation, of course!  Fret not, ninety-nine-percenters, with Umbrella’s new IPO, even you can afford a piece of the Umbrella for a paltry $25.  Starting September 14th, the company behind such remarkable drugs as Adravil®, Regenerate® and Return® will begin trading on Nasdaq.

Coincidentally, Resident Evil: Retributiondirected by Paul W.S. Anderson and starring Milla Jovovich, opens in theaters that very same day!  Hit the jump to see how you can buy into the hype or even be employed by the Umbrella Corporation itself.

RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION Retrospective Recaps the Previous Four Films

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In case you’ve missed any of the installments of the Resident Evil franchise since its feature film inception back in 2002, we’ve got a retrospective video to get you caught up before Resident Evil: Retribution debuts in theaters September 14th.  The fifth iteration, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, follows the continuing adventures of Alice (Milla Jovovich) and resistance fighters battling against the Umbrella Corporation and the undead.  Resident Evil: Retribution also stars Michelle Rodriguez, Sienna Guillory, Oded Fehr, Boris Kodjoe, Bingbing Li and Kevin Durand.  Hit the jump to check out the video recap.

New Images from RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION Featuring Michelle Rodriguez, Sienna Guillory, Oded Fehr and Bingbing Li

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The last round of images for Resident Evil: Retribution focused on the franchise’s star, Milla Jovovich.  This time around, we have new images of some of the supporting cast, including Michelle Rodriguez, Sienna Guillory, Bingbing Li and Oded Fehr.  Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, the fifth installment in the Resident Evil franchise also stars Kevin Durand, Shawn Roberts, Johann Urb and Boris Kodjoe.  Look for the film to land September 14th and hit the jump to check out some new images.

New Images from SKYFALL and RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION

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New images have arrived from the new James Bond film Skyfall and Paul W.S. Anderson‘s Resident Evil: Retribution.  I’m still impressed by the latest Skyfall trailers, and I’m hoping that the face-off between Bond (Daniel Craig) and Javier Bardem‘s villain will be one of the franchise’s best duels.  As for Resident Evil: Retribution, it’s Milla Jovovich wearing skintight leather and wielding two guns, which seems to be more than enough for the franchise’s fans.

Hit the jump to check out the images.  Skyfall opens November 9th, and also stars Bérénice Marlohe, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Helen McCroy, Albert Finney, and Ralph FiennesResident Evil: Retribution opens September 14th, and also stars Sienna Guillory, Oded Fehr, Boris Kodjoe, Johann Urb, Kevin Durand, Bingbing Li, and Michelle Rodriguez.

Milla Jovovich Talks RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION, Where Things Pick Up in the Fifth Movie, and the Possibility of a Sixth at Comic-Con

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While at Comic-Con for a presentation in Hall H, actress Milla Jovovich spoke with the press about the fifth installment in the popular Resident Evil franchise.  In Resident Evil: Retribution, which resurrects Michelle Rodriguez’s character from the first film, Alice (Jovovich) fights alongside a resistance movement in the continuing battle against the Umbrella Corporation and the undead.  During the interview, Jovovich talked about where things pick up with this film, the bigger nature of the story, the biggest challenge with this movie, and the possibility of a sixth and final film.  She also talked about the Ice Cats book she wrote when she was seven years old, that strongly resembled ThunderCats, and her preference for action figures over Barbie dolls.  Check out what she had to say after the jump.

Comic-Con: Michelle Rodriguez Talks RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION and Returning to FAST AND FURIOUS Franchise

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While at Comic-Con for a presentation in Hall H, actress Milla Jovovich spoke with the press about the fifth installment in the popular Resident Evil franchise.  In Resident Evil: Retribution, which resurrects Michelle Rodriguez’s character from the first film, Alice (Jovovich) fights alongside a resistance movement in the continuing battle against the Umbrella Corporation and the undead.  During the interview, Rodriguez talked about how cool it is to be a part of the franchise again, that her reappearance is explained early on and in a plausible way, the film’s cool fight scenes, how she’s also returning to the Fast and Furious franchise, doing a voice for the next Modern Warfare video game, and what superhero character she’d like to play.  Check out what she had to say after the jump.

Paul W.S. Anderson Talks RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION, EVENT HORIZON, DEATH RACE: INFERNO and More at Comic-Con

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One of the many films to show off new footage at Comic-Con was writer-director Paul W.S. Anderson‘s Resident Evil: Retribution.   In the series’ fifth installment, Alice (Milla Jovovich) continues her search across the globe for those responsible for the deadly outbreak.  Things take a twist, however, when she runs into a few familiar faces.  The film also stars Michelle Rodriguez, Sienna Guillory, Kevin Durand, Shawn Roberts, Colin Salmon, Johann Urb, Boris Kodjoe, and Li Bingbing.  For more on the film, here’s the first trailer, 25 things to know about the movie from my set visit, some new images, and our Comic-Con panel recap.

Shortly after the panel, I sat down with writer-director Paul W.S. Anderson for an extended interview.  We talked about the scope of Resident Evil: Retribution, how post-production has been going, test screenings, the action, viral marketing, and more.  In addition, Anderson revealed his first cut of Event Horizon has just been found on VHS and he also talks about Death Race: Inferno.  Hit the jump to watch.

Comic-Con: A Look at RESIDENT EVIL: DAMNATION, the Animated Feature from Capcom and Sony, Including a Q&A with Director Makoto Kamiya

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While Lara Croft and Mortal Kombat each had brief moments in the sun, Resident Evil is really the only successful film franchise based on a video game.  And while the five film and counting series has proven extremely lucrative, many of the game’s fans have been left unmoved.  In order to rectify this, a second Resident Evil film franchise was launched, one that hems closer to the games in both character, style and in being, well animated.

The series, which launched with 2008’s Resident Evil: Degeneration continues with the new, Resident Evil: Damnation which is designed to bridge the gap between games five and six in the series.  Earlier today, Capcom and Sony Pictures hit Comic-Con to show off six minutes of footage and answer tons of eclectic fan questions.  Hit the jump for the details

Comic-Con: RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION Panel Recap

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The Resident Evil film franchise is still going strong, and star Milla Jovovich and director Paul W.S. Anderson brought the latest installment to Comic-Con’s Hall H.  This fifth entry in the series is called Resident Evil: Retribution, and Jovovich and Anderson were joined onstage by co-stars Michelle Rodriguez, Li Bingbing, Oded Fehr, and Boris Kodje.  Hit the jump to read my recap of the panel.

Comic-Con: Over 140 High-Res Images From the Convention Floor; Includes IRON MAN 3, STAR TREK, STAR WARS, Lego, More

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While walking around Comic-Con the past two days, I’ve taken almost 150 pictures of the various things items on the convention floor.  If you’re interested in checking out what’s in San Diego this year, hit the jump for tons of posters, costumes, toys, collectibles, people, props, and so much more.

A few of the movies and TV shows you’ll see include Iron Man 3, Breaking Bad, Men in Black, The Walking Dead, Resident Evil, Total Recall, Looper, Ender’s Game, G.I. Joe, Transformers, Star Trek, Back to the Future, Lego, Knight Rider, Star Wars, Sideshow Collectibles, Entertainment Earth, The Hobbit, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, The 5th Element, Thundercats, THX 1138, and more.

RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION, THE POSSESSION and THE BABYMAKERS Posters

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Check out our round-up of the latest posters below:

  • Resident Evil: Retribution – The fifth installment of the Resident Evil franchise from director Paul W.S. Anderson stars Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Sienna Guillory, Oded Fehr, Boris Kodjoe, Johann Urb, Kevin Durand and Bingbing LiResident Evil: Retribution opens September 14th.
  • The PossessionFrom producer Sam Raimi (Spider-Man) director Ole Bornedal (Nightwatch) comes this horror film based on real life events.  The Possession, starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick, Madison Davenport and Natasha Calis opens August 31st.
  • The BabymakersThe heist/adventure/comedy directed by Jay Chandrasekhar (Super Troopers) stars Olivia Munn, Paul Schneider, Noureen DeWulf and Aisha Tyler. The Babymakers opens August 3rd.

Hit the jump to check out the new posters and synopses.

9 New Images from RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION Starring Milla Jovovich

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The first full trailer for director Paul W.S. Anderson’s fifth film in the Resident Evil franchise, Resident Evil: Retribution, debuted earlier last month, and now eight new images have surfaced online.  The story finds Milla Jovovich’s Alice waking up in the heart of the Umbrella Corporation’s most clandestine operations facility.  She continues to hunt those responsible for the deadly T-virus outbreak with the help of both newfound allies and familiar friends.  This pic features the return of characters from previous films, including Michelle Rodriguez.  There’s nothing incredibly mind blowing in this batch of images beyond blood-soaked walls, but fans of the franchise should get a kick out of them.

Hit the jump to check out the images, and if you missed any of Steve’s set visit coverage click here.  The film also stars Sienna Guillory, Oded Fehr, Boris Kodjoe, Johann Urb, Kevin Durand and Bingbing LiResident Evil: Retribution opens on September 14th.

Comic-Con 2012 Schedule for Friday, July 13th includes GAME OF THRONES, BREAKING BAD, LOOPER, and the First Look at Neill Blomkamp’s ELYSIUM

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Comic-Con has released the schedule for Friday, July 13th, and it provides further proof of how the convention is moving away from movies and towards TV series.  On Friday, three major TV series will be occupying Hall H: The Big Bang Theory, The Walking Dead, and Game of Thrones.  However, there will still be plenty of presentations for movies including ParaNorman, Resident Evil: Retribution, Total Recall, Looper, and most exciting of all—a first look at Neill Blomkamp‘s District 9 follow-up, Elysium.

Outside of Hall H, there’s plenty of other great stuff including the panels for Community, Breaking Bad, The Legend of Korra, Firefly, and more.  Hit the jump for highlights from Friday’s schedule, and click here for Thursday’s schedule.  The 2012 San Diego Comic-Con runs from July 12 – 15th.

TOP 5: TOTAL RECALL Set Visit, BREAKING BAD, PROMETHEUS, RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION Trailer, ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER Set Visit

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Apologies for the lack of a Top 5 last weekend. I was so busy prepping to get married, and eventually getting married, that I had to cash in a “sick day” on the best weekend job a person could ask for. The good news is that I have no intention on making this a routine (either the “sick day” or the getting married) so we should be good to go on the regular Top 5 installments for the foreseeable future. The bad news is that I doubt the substantial pile of wedding cards filled with cash/gift cards will catch on as a routine either. You win some you lose some, I guess.

In this week’s return edition you can find a recap of our Total Recall set visit coverage, a new trailer for Breaking Bad Season 5 alongside a fan-made recap of Seasons 1-4, continuing coverage of Prometheus such as Blu-ray details, a sequel recap and more, the first full trailer for Resident Evil: Retribution, and our Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter set visit. Keep reading for a brief recap and link to each.

RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION Trailer Debut and Milla Jovovich Q&A Recap: Footage Description and Violent, Gory and Action-Packed Details from Jovovich

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You might have noticed that just a few hours ago, the Resident Evil: Retribution trailer made its big debut, but for some lucky fans in New York City, the experience entailed much more than an Internet viewing. ScreenCrush.com’s Jordan Hoffman moderated an event that featured a showing of the new trailer on the big screen as well as a clip from the film and a Q&A session with none other than Alice herself, Milla Jovovich.

When you’ve got a franchise rocking five installments, it’s undoubtedly a monumental success. While directors Paul W.S. Anderson, Alexander Witt and Russell Mulcahy have all effectively maintained the world created by Anderson in the first film back in 2002, inspired by the Capcom video games, now it’s time to push the envelope more so than ever. Alice is turning her battle against the Umbrella Corporation into an international effort, traveling from Tokyo to New York to Washington D.C. and Moscow during which she’ll uncover information that sheds new light on her expansive endeavor.  Hit the jump to read all about the exclusive footage and Jovovich’s experience working on the film.

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