Chris Redfield enlists the help of Leon S. Kennedy and Rebecca Chambers to stop a death merchant, with a vengeance, from spreading a deadly virus in New York. Resident Evil: Vendetta, known as Biohazard: Vendetta (バイオハザード ヴェンデッタ Baiohazādo Vendetta) in Japan, is a 2017 Japanese 3D animated action-adventure horror thriller film. It is part of the Resident Evil franchise, set in the same universe as the associated video games (unlike the live action films starring Milla Jovovich). The film features the characters Chris Redfield, Leon S. Kennedy and Rebecca Chambers. It is the third CG movie, after Resident Evil: Degeneration in 2008, followed by Resident Evil: Damnation in 2012, and this film marks the third with Leon as a main character. The film is produced by Marza Animation Planet, written by Makoto Fukami (Psycho-Pass) and directed by Takanori Tsujimoto (The Next Generation: Patlabor, Ultraman X). Takashi Shimizu will serve as executive producer. The film was released in Japan on May 27, 2017, while a limited theatrical showing in United Kingdom took place on June 14, 2017 and North America is planned for June 19, 2017. The movie will also be available in North America across digital retailers on June 20 and on Blu-ray and DVD July 18.