Milla Jovovich delays ‘Resident Evil’ movie due to pregnancy

Milla Jovovich and daughter Ever, pictured in Toronto in 2009. John R. Kennedy / Global News

TORONTO — Actress Milla Jovovich announced Monday she is expecting her second child with her husband, director Paul W.S. Anderson.

The couple shared the happy news on Facebook.

But, the baby news means cameras will not start rolling this year on Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.

“We thought it would be in everyone’s best interest to wait till the baby is born before we set out to try and tackle an RE movie,” she explained.

“Between the stunt work and what will become my ever-expanding belly, we didn’t think pregnancy and zombie killing are the best combo!”

Jovovich joked the only thing she will be killing in her near future will be “an endless supply of cupcakes.”

The 38-year-old star and her 49-year-old husband have been married since 2009 and have daughter Ever, who turns seven in November.

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Production of the Resident Evil movie was set to begin in Cape Town, South Africa. Filming has been delayed until next summer.

Jovovich and Anderson made 2012’s Resident Evil: Retribution, 2010’s Resident Evil: Afterlife, 2004’s Resident Evil: Apocalypse and 2002’s Resident Evil in Toronto.

Jovovich was also in the city to make the 2006 drama .45 and Anderson shot this year’s epic Pompeii in Toronto.

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