Next to fiction a animated series Another film adaptation of Resident Evil is being prepared. We are not hearing about her for the first time, but now it has finally taken on a much more concrete outline. It will be a reboot series, the main star of which became the actress Milla Jovovich. And behind the new film is again the same German company Constantin Film, which promises to follow the master more faithfully this time. The story is based on the first two games from Capcom and takes viewers back to 1998 and the town of Raccoon City.
Most of the famous characters will probably appear in the film
The magazine was the first to bring new information Deadline. The director will be taken care of by Johannes Roberts, who has the horror film The Dark Side of the Door, 47 meters, Oni 2: Night Booty or Forest of the Damned. Kaya Scodelario as Claire Redfield, Hannah John-Kamen as Jill Valentine, Robbie Amell as Chris Redfield, Tom Hopper as Albert Wesker, Avan Jogia as Leon Kennedy and Neal McDonough take on the role of William Birkin.
Director Johannes Robert said he wanted to go back to the beginning to the original games and the roots of the series. At the same time, he wants to tell the story of a small dying American town that will be familiar and relevant to today’s audience. In the film, of course, we will also visit the famous Spencers’ headquarters. Coincidentally, Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield will be the hero of the recently announced hero CGI serieswhich will premiere next year on Netflix.
It is worth remembering that in addition to feature films, in recent years there have also been animated ones that are much closer to video games and their canon.
The original film series entered cinemas for the first time in 2002 and last in 2017. It has six films and is mainly directed by director and screenwriter Paul WS Anderson. This is the most profitable film series based on a game model.
At the same time, however, it is worth remembering that in addition to feature films, in recent years there have also been animated ones that are much closer to video games and their canon. These are Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008), Resident Evil: Damnation (2012) and Resident Evil: Vendetta (2017).