“I’m actually back in Toronto for the Resident Evil covers,” Amell said (via Comic Book). “So I’m back in Chris Redfield mode.”
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In Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, once the burgeoning home of pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corporation, Raccoon City is now a dying Midwestern town. The exodus from society has left the city fallow, with great evil brewing beneath the surface, and when that evil is unleashed, the townspeople are forever changed and a small group of survivors must work together to find out. the truth behind Umbrella and stay the night. . Going back to the terrifying roots of the very popular Resident Evil The Roberts franchise, fan and filmmaker brings the games of the billion dollar franchise and the most successful video game adaptation in history to life for a whole new generation of fans.
The next film will be an official origin story of Capcom’s long-running survival and horror video game franchise, which will not be tied to Paul WS Anderson’s Milla Jovovich-led franchise. The story will be set on an infamous night in Raccoon City in 1998 when the Umbrella Corporation unleashed hell on the world and it was up to a select group of people to stop them.
Movie star Kaya Scodelario as Claire Redfield, Hannah John-Kamen as Jill Valentine, Robbie Amell as Chris Redfield, Tom Hopper as Albert Wesker, Avan Jogia as Leon S. Kennedy, Neal McDonough as William Birkin and Lily Gao as Ada Wong. Chad Rook, Donal Logue, and Marina Mazepa were cast for the roles of Richard Aiken, Chef Brian Irons and Lisa Trevor, respectively, marking the characters’ live-action debuts. Of the main video game characters, only Leon S. Kennedy was not featured in Sony’s premier Resident Evil movies.
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Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is directed by Johannes Roberts (47 meters lower) from a screenplay he co-wrote with Greg Russo. The producers are Robert Kulzer of Constantin Films, James Harris of Tea Shop Productions and Hartley Gorenstein, with Constantin CEO Martin Moskowicz and Victor Hadida of Davis Film as executive producers.
Based on Capcom’s hugely popular video games, the Resident Evil films have grossed $ 1.2 billion worldwide to date, making it the highest-grossing video game-based film series.