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RESIDENT EVIL

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Filmed on location in and around Berlin, Germany, and on stages at Studio Berlin, in the East Berlin suburb of Adlershof, Resident Evil is produced by Bernd Eichinger and Constantin Film. It is a co- production with New Legacy Films Ltd in co-operation with Samuel Hadida's Davis Films and Paul Anderson and Jeremy Bolt's Impact Pictures. Robert Kulzer is the executive producer.

Written and directed by Paul W.S. Anderson (Mortal Kom bat, Event Horizon), the action horror thriller Resident Evil is based on the best-selling Capcom computer game series and stars Milla Jovovich (The Fifth Element, The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc), Michelle Rodriguez (Girlfight, The Fast and the Furious), Eric Mabius (Cruel Intentions, The Crow: Salvation), James Purefoy (Mansfield Park, A Knight 's Tale), Martin Crewes (Dream Team) and Cohn Salmon (The World Is Not Enough, My Kingdom).

The director of photography is David Johnson (Othello, Hillary and Jackie) with production and costume design by Richard Bridgland (Academy® Award nominated for Richard III), visual effects by Richard Yuricich (Mission. Impossible 2 and three-time Academy® Award nominee for Close Encounters of the Third King, Star Trek: The Motion Picture and Blade Runner) and special make-up effects by Animated Extras International Ltd (Academy® Award nominated for Shadow of the Vampire). The soundtrack music is composed by Clint Mansell (Requiem for a Dream, The Hole).

Constantin Film has been a leading production and distribution house in Germany for more than 20 years. Helmed by producer Bernd Eichinger, the company's credits include such international productions as The NeverEnding Story, The Name of the Rose, The House of the Spirits and Smilla 's Sense of Snow.

Impact Pictures is the production company founded by Jeremy Bolt and Paul Anderson in 1992. Their films include Shopping, Mortal Kombat, Event Horizon and Soldier - all directed by Anderson - and Stiff Upper Lips, There 's Only One Jimmy Grimble and The Hole. Impact Pictures recently embarked on an overhead, development and financing joint venture with Constantin Film. Resident Evil is their first production since that venture began.

Davis Films is owned by Samuel Hadida, producer of the recent French hit Brotherhood of the Wolf His other producing credits include The Adventures of Pinocchio, Crying Freeman, Killing Zoe and True Romance.

Produced by Capeom, the world's leading computer games manufacturer, the Resident Evil series comprises of Resident Evil (1996), Resident Evil 2 (1998), Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1998) and Resident Evil - Code: Veronica (2000). To date the award-winning blockbuster series has sold more than 16 million units world-wide and grossed over $600 million. In addition to the movie strand, a line of action figures and comic books are in development.

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