Netflix is closing out its Geeked Week in the present day with new seems to be at The Witcher, Cuphead, and extra. The festivities additionally gave us our first actual take a look at the live-action Resident Evil film reboot referred to as Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon Metropolis. With characters like Chris and Claire Redfield, Leon Kennedy, and Jill Valentine returning, the upcoming film might be separate from the previously shared animated TV series however goals to seize the spirit of the horror franchise a lot in the identical manner.
Whereas not a trailer like we have been hoping for, the forged line-up seems to be unimaginable. Could I additionally take a second to gush that Lance Reddick is included on this forged as Albert Wesker, as a result of that is wonderful!
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The first forged is revealed within the above publish, together with Ella Balinska, Lance Reddick, Tamara Good, Adeline Rudolph, Paola Nunez, Siena Agudong.
It is going to be fascinating to see the characters we have recognized for therefore lengthy as soon as extra, this time sans Milla Jovovich. Much more so with the director’s identify behind it present in Johannes Roberts. The upcoming film reboot additionally has an all-star workforce behind the movie, together with Robert Kulzer as producer (Paul W.S. Anderson’s Resident Evil motion pictures), James Harris (I Am Not A Serial Killer), Hartley Gorenstein (The Boys), and Martin Moszkowicz as govt producer. Alex Zhang (Greyhound) and Victor Hadida are slated to co-executive produce, with Colin Scully and Alex Westmore overseeing the whole live-action take.
With so many Resident Evil experiences occurring without delay, together with Resident Evil Village’s recent release and the upcoming TV sequence, will probably be fascinating to see how this new film reboot compares. The unique Paul W.S. Anderson sequence was met with a variety of pleasure at their begin, however every new film appeared to stray additional and additional away from what Resident Evil means to followers of the franchise.
We’ll be capable to see extra for ourselves when Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon Metropolis makes its theatrical debut on September 3.