Marza Animation Planet is joining forces with Capcom for a feature-film length CG Resident Evil flick. It’s slated for a 2017 worldwide release.

According to Inside, filmmaker Takashi Shimizu (creator of Ju-on) will be the executive producer, Takanori Tsujimoto is directing, and Makoto Fukami, a scribe for Psycho-Pass, is writing the script.

There have been previous Resident Evil CG movies, but this is a complete reboot. The movie will feature the characters Leon Kennedy, Chris Redfield, and Rebecca Chambers.

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