Resident Evil 5 Will take a Bite out of 2012

Let’s face it, the “Resident Evil” movies have ceased to be horror. It’s basically just action-adventure at this point. Of course, that hasn’t stopped the film from being very popular with the folks, so it’s no surprise that Screen Gems has another “Resident Evil” on the way.

The last one, despite looking incredibly tired, cleaned up to the tune of $296 million worldwide from a $60 million dollar budget. In anyone’s world, that means sequel. In Hollywood, that means, “Get me a sequel now, dammit!”

STYD has the powers that be slotting the as-yet-untitled fifth entry in the never-say-die franchise to land in theaters September 14, 2012.

Last we saw of our survivors, they were about to face an onslaught of those devilish Umbrella baddies. Which begs the question: it’s the end of the world as they know it, governments have fallen, salvation is tricky, and yet you can still hire a bunch of disposable goons? Man, these guys must REALLY need the work!

Below, the last scene from “Afterlife” (needless to say, don’t watch it if you haven’t seen the movie):