The upcoming Resident Evil film reboot has formally wrapped on set, and now the workforce is specializing in CGI monsters! Capcom confirmed the excellent news throughout at this time’s Resident Evil Village showcase. Whereas we nonetheless do not have a trailer, we do no less than know that there should not be any delays earlier than Resident Evi: Welcome to Racoon Metropolis’s September launch later this 12 months.
Directed by Johannes Roberts, the upcoming live-action film might be set throughout the first two video games (whereas the Netflix animated show will happen two years after Resident Evil 4). Roberts has beforehand assuaged fan worries by confirming that the reboot might be utterly rebuilt from the bottom up and will not be just like the Milla Jovovich takes.
The upcoming film will inform the tales of key characters from this franchise like Claire and Chris Redfield, Leon Kennedy, Jill Valentine, and extra. Additionally confirmed is that the array of characters is to pay homage to the sensation of the video games the place gamers usually can play as a couple of protagonist.
Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon Metropolis can have two main focuses, as effectively. Clearly, Racoon Metropolis is an enormous focus, one thing we noticed for ourselves with previous on-set leaks, however the police station may also play a significant function.
Will probably be fascinating to see the characters we have identified and love for thus lengthy get a brand new eye, particularly with the director’s identify behind it. It additionally has an all-star workforce behind the movie, together with Robert Kulzer as producer (Paul W.S. Anderson’s Resident Evil motion pictures), James Harris (I Am Not A Serial Killer), Hartley Gorenstein (The Boys), and Martin Moszkowicz as govt producer. Alex Zhang (Greyhound) and Victor Hadida are slated to co-executive producer, with Colin Scully and Alex Westmore overseeing your entire reboot.
With so many Resident Evil experiences on the horizon, will probably be fascinating to see how this new film reboot compares. The unique Paul W.S. Anderson collection was met with a lot fanfare when the movie collection started, however every new film appeared to stray additional and additional away from what Resident Evil is.
We’ll have the ability to see extra for ourselves when Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon Metropolis makes its theatrical debut on September 3.