New York Comic Con 2016: It's the Final Chapter for the 'Resident Evil' Franchise
by Mark Graham
The streets of Hollywood are littered with the detritus of big budget video game adaptations that have failed to get film franchises off the ground: Prince Of Persia, Warcraft, Doom, Max Payne … we could go on and on. This is why it’s so surprising to hear that the Resident Evilfranchise is voluntarily coming to an end in 2017 when Resident Evil: The Final Chapter hits theaters. Since its theatrical debut in 2002, the series has spawned a total of six films and grossed well over $1 billion in worldwide box office, making it the most successful film series of its kind.