Even though the reboot for Resident Evil has been delayed until November, Sony Pictures has still released a trio of first look images for Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City which features the cast all armed and ready to take on what threats my ahead. Check them out in the gallery below.
The film stars Kaya Scodelario (Maze Runner) as Claire Redfield, Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man and the Wasp) as Jill Valentine, Robbie Amell (Code 8) 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. It was also recently announced that newer cast additions included Donal Logue as Chief Brian Irons, Chad Rook as Richard Aiken, Lily Gao is Ada Wong, and Marina Mazepa is Lisa Trevor.
Director Johannes Roberts, who was the ringmaster behind this latest installment, talked about his creation and elaborated on bringing the franchise back to its roots and films that influenced this newer version of the hit video game franchise.
The initial franchise really went off the rails so it looks like this time around, it’s going to be more grounded and true to the horror elements. From the one image that should give some people nightmares for a month, it looks like the gore and special effects will be in full effect.
Sony has announced that the film will be delayed from its initial September 3rd launch and will now hit later in the year on November 24th.
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