Out November in North America.
If you’ve got been curious to know what Sony Pictures’ most current stab at a Resident Evil film adaptation appears to be like, then speculate no far more: the studio has provided up a initially trailer alongside news that the motion picture will be acquiring a theatrical release on 3rd December in the British isles.
Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon Town, to give the motion picture its entire title, is directed by 47 Meters Down’s Johannes Roberts and marks Sony’s second crack at adapting Capcom’s beloved survival horror collection for the big display, pursuing on from Paul W. S. Anderson’s Milla-Jovovich-starring 6-movie just take on the online video activity franchise.
“The moment the booming property of pharmaceutical big Umbrella Company, Raccoon Town is now a dying Midwestern town,” explains the formal blurb for Roberts’ Resident Evil motion picture. “The firm’s exodus left the city a wasteland with wonderful evil brewing down below the surface. When that evil is unleashed, a group of survivors should work jointly to uncover the truth powering Umbrella and make it as a result of the night.”
Enter Jill Valentine (Hannah John-Kamen), Leon S. Kennedy (Avan Jogia), Claire Redfield (Kaya Scodelario), and Chris Redfield (Robbie Amell) to save the day, with other familiar faces together with Ada Wong (Lily Gao) and Albert Wester, as performed by Tom Hopper.
In contrast to Anderson’s initially Resident Evil motion picture – which managed to be vaguely faithful to the video game titles for all of 10 minutes right before shooting off on a tangent so vast it could have been an adaptation of practically just about anything – Roberts’s film, established on a “fateful night time…in 1998”, seems to be to be aiming for a extra reliable spin on Capcom’s classic survival horror collection.
Welcome to Racoon City is inspired by the situations of the initial and second online games, and the recently released trailer has a lot more than its reasonable share of supporter-pleasing nods to the originals – which includes a recreation of that classic zombie reveal shot, familiar destinations together with Racoon Town PD and the legendary innards of the Spencer Mansion, zombie canine, aged-university outfits, and additional.
Whether the close result will be any excellent – or at minimum entertaining – continues to be to be observed, but we’ll discover out for positive when Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon Metropolis comes to cinemas on 24th November in the US and on 3rd December in the Uk.