Netflix is closing out its Geeked Week at the moment with new appears to be like at The Witcher, Cuphead, and extra. The festivities additionally gave us our first actual have a look at the live-action Resident Evil film reboot referred to as Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon City. With characters like Chris and Claire Redfield, Leon Kennedy, and Jill Valentine returning, the upcoming film will likely be separate from the previously shared animated TV series however goals to seize the spirit of the horror franchise a lot in the identical method.
While not a trailer like we have been hoping for, the solid line-up appears to be like unimaginable. May I additionally take a second to gush that Lance Reddick is included on this solid as Albert Wesker, as a result of that is wonderful!
Been dying to announce this. Get able to enter New Raccoon City with the solid of RESIDENT EVIL: LANCE REDDICK / ELLA BALINSKA / TAMARA SMART / SIENA AGUDONG / ADELINE RUDOLPH / PAOLA NUNEZ. #GeekedWeek pic.twitter.com/ULKEFuYdAr
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The main solid is revealed within the above publish, together with Ella Balinska, Lance Reddick, Tamara Smart, Adeline Rudolph, Paola Nunez, Siena Agudong.
It will likely be fascinating to see the characters we have identified for therefore lengthy as soon as extra, this time sans Milla Jovovich. Even extra so with the director’s title behind it present in Johannes Roberts. The upcoming film reboot additionally has an all-star group 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 government producer. Alex Zhang (Greyhound) and Victor Hadida are slated to co-executive produce, with Colin Scully and Alex Westmore overseeing the complete live-action take.
With so many Resident Evil experiences occurring directly, together with Resident Evil Village’s recent release and the upcoming TV collection, will probably be fascinating to see how this new film reboot compares. The unique Paul W.S. Anderson collection was met with numerous pleasure at their begin, however every new film appeared to stray additional and additional away from what Resident Evil means to followers of the franchise.
We’ll have the ability to see extra for ourselves when Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon City makes its theatrical debut on September 3.