Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City premieres November 24th, exclusively in cinemas.
Not to be confused with the upcoming live-action Netflix series based on Albert Wesker’s family; the film is being handled by Constantin Film, and focused on an origin story adaptation with “faithful ties” to the series. Constantin and Writer-Director Johannes Roberts note the movie is focused on the events of the first two games.
You can find the official trailer below.
“Returning to the origins of the massively popular RESIDENT EVIL franchise, fan and filmmaker Johannes Roberts brings the games to life for a whole new generation of fans. In RESIDENT EVIL: WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY, once the booming home of pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corporation, Raccoon City is now a dying Midwestern town. The company’s exodus left the city a wasteland…with great evil brewing below the surface. When that evil is unleashed, a group of survivors must work together to uncover the truth behind Umbrella and make it through the night.”
UPDATE: An alternate cut of the trailer has been discovered on Sony Pictures Malaysia, with some praising it as better than the above. What do you think? Sound off in the comments below!
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In earlier news, the cast of the film was confirmed. This includes Kaya Scodelario (Claire Redfield), Hannah John-Kamen (Jill Valentine), Robbie Amell (Chris Redfield), Tom Hopper (Albert Wesker), Avan Jogia (Leon S. Kennedy), Donal Logue (Chief Brian Irons), Neal McDonough (William Birkin), and Lily Gao (Ada Wong).
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