Movie manufacturing firm Constantin Film has introduced the cast and first particulars of the plot of its upcoming Resident Evil reside motion movie reboot, and it seems like this time it’s going to be sticking rather a lot more closely to the plot of the games than the earlier collection.
As first reported by Deadline, quite a lot of actors have been cast in roles that’ll be very familar to followers of the lengthy operating collection, together with Skins and Maze Runner star Kaya Scodelario as Claire Redfield, Hannah John-Kamen as Jill Valentine, Robbie Amell as Chris Redfield, Avan Jogia as Leon S Kennedy, Tom Hopper as Albert Wesker and Neal McDonough as Albert Wesker. Perhaps even more excitingly for followers of the games, the story has been described as happening “on a fateful night in Raccoon City in 1998.”
As beforehand introduced, the movie will be written and directed by Johannes Roberts, who has mentioned in the press launch: “With this film, I really wanted to go back to the original, first two games and the associated terrifying experience that I had when I first played them. And at the same time, I am telling the story of a small, dying American town that will appear both familiar and relevant to today’s audiences.”
Robert Kultzer, who’s a producer on the mission additionally added “After a dozen games, six live action films and hundreds of pages of fanfiction, we felt compelled to go back to 1998 to explore the secrets that lay within the walls of the Spencer Mansion and hidden from Raccoon City.”
The Resident Evil films have been first reported to be getting the reboot remedy again in 2017, with the collection’ earlier outings being headed up by husband and spouse duo Paul W. S. Anderson and Milla Jovovich however had a really free interpration to the games, specializing in the exploits of authentic character Alice. They’re now engaged on the Monster Hunter movie, which recieved a teaser trailer earlier this week.
The Resident Evil reboot is aiming to hit cinemas in 2021 and is a seperate mission from the upcoming Netflix animated and reside motion productions. On prime of all these and the upcoming Resident Evil: Village, it definitely looks like an thrilling time to be a Resi fan.