Resident Evil is about to make an enormous cinematic comeback.
Followers of Capcom’s wildly profitable survival horror franchise will possible already know that, in fact, however up till now, we haven’t actually heard an excessive amount of concerning the in-development reboot. James Wan and Johannes Roberts had been each hooked up to the film as producer and author/director respectively, although, earlier than Wan departed to go lend a serving to hand to a different online game revival (see: Mortal Kombat).
Roberts, nonetheless, remains to be on board and has already promised that the movie will stick intently to the supply materials. Which might solely be excellent news for followers. And in much more excellent news, we lastly know who’ll be starring within the reboot, with MCU actress Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man and the Wasp) set to steer the forged as Jill Valentine. However she definitely gained’t be alone, as she’s going to be surrounded by an thrilling roster of expertise.
Becoming a member of the aforementioned star shall be The Maze Runner‘s Kaya Scodelario as Claire Redfield (who We Received This Lined advised you months in the past was eyed for the function), Robbie Amell (Add) as Chris Redfield, Tom Hopper (The Umbrella Academy) as Albert Wesker, Avan Jogia (Zombieland: Double Faucet) as Leon S. Kennedy and, final however not least, Neal McDonough (Yellowstone) as William Birkin. So, like we stated, a formidable mixture of actors and actresses and one which we hope can convey the undertaking to life in a method that pleases the followers.
Explaining his method to the reboot, right here’s what Roberts needed to share just lately:
“With this film, I actually wished to return to the unique first two video games and re-create the terrifying visceral expertise I had once I first performed them while on the similar time telling a grounded human story a few small dying American city that feels each relatable and related to right now’s audiences.”
In the meantime, producer Robert Kulzer had this so as to add concerning the undertaking:
“After a dozen video games, six live-action motion pictures and lots of of pages of fan fiction, we felt compelled to return to the yr 1998, to discover the secrets and techniques hidden within the partitions of the Spenser Mansion and Raccoon Metropolis.”
Sadly, no additional particulars on the movie have been revealed as of but, however with the forged now set and manufacturing on the brink of hearth up, it shouldn’t be an excessive amount of longer earlier than we study extra concerning the Resident Evil reboot, which is definitely shaping up properly up to now.