REC 3: Genesis stylized 3: Génesis is a Spanish horror film. This film is the third installment of the REC series. It is a parallel sequel to the first two films. It was released in theaters in Spain on March 30, 2012. with more international premiere dates that followed. The world premiere took place in Paris at the Grand Rex on March 7, followed by midnight screenings at the South By Southwest Film Festival on March 9. It will be released as video on demand on August 3, and released in theatres September 7, 2012 in the U.S.