Actor Johann Urb has been reportedly roped in to play the role of
Leon Kennedy, a cop-turned-government agent of part 2, in
Resident Evil: Retribution. Milla Jovovich has herself
confirmed the news on a social networking site.
She tweeted, “He [Urb] is our Leon Kennedy and looks just like
him, BTW!!" Since last week, there have been rumours about his
association with the project but now it has been officially
confirmed. He will be paired up with Milla in the forthcoming
Resident Evil: Retribution directed by Paul WS Anderson
also features Boris Kodjoe, Guillory, Shawn Roberts, Colin Salmon
and Michelle Rodrigue. The project will hit the floors on October
16 and will be released on September 14, 2012, in the US.