Resident Evil is one of the most popular names in the entertainment industry when it comes to the horror genre.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has released a new trailer for Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, the next live-action film based on the popular horror video game franchise, ahead of the movie’s release date in theaters on November 24.
Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is set in the late 1990s. It was also reported that the upcoming reboot film will be the first of six.
Welcome to Raccoon City caps off what has been a good year for Resident Evil fans. Capcom released the excellent Resident Evil Village in May, and the TV series Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness premiered on Netflix in July.
The synopsis for the live-action movie is as follows:
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.
CAST AND STAFF
Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City has an impressive cast and staff list.
Cast includes Kaya Scodelario (Maze Runner) as Claire Redfield, Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man and the Wasp) as Jill Valentine, Robbie Amell (Upload) as Chris Redfield, Tom Hopper (The Umbrella Academy) as Albert Wesker, Avan Jogia (Zombieland: Double Tap) as Leon S. Kennedy, and Neal McDonough (Yellowstone) as William Birkin.
The staff team is comprised of Johannes Roberts (47 Meters Down) writing and directing the film. The franchise’s producer Robert Kulzer is returning for the project, and James Harris of Tea Shop Productions and Hartley Gorenstein are also producers. Constantin Film CEO Martin Moszkowicz and Victor Hadida from Davis Film are executive producers, and Alex Westmore and Colin Scully of Constantin Film are overseeing the film.
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