You might not believe it, but the Resident Evil film franchise has been one of the most profitable series in the last 15 years. Combined, the five films have grossed more than $915 million worldwide, with a collective budget of $248 million. No matter what you think of these movies personally, you can’t deny that they make bank.
Today, Collider caught up with franchise mainstay, director Paul W.S. Anderson, to see what he had to say about the next film in the series, tentatively titled Resident Evil: The Final Chapter:
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is the working title. It may end up being the final title, but that’s what’s written on the front page of my script… I’m right in the middle of [the first draft].
The Final Chapter sounds like a definite end, right? Well Anderson believes so, and he said this when asked if this title means it will be the last installment:
That’s what’s on the title page, it’s Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, so absolutely.
Again, this movie franchise has been so lucrative that it wouldn’t be a complete shock if another sequel saw the light of day. But as of right now, it seems like Resident Evil: The Final Chapter might be it for this under-the-radar property.