Just a couple of weeks ago we brought you a number of newly announced cast members for Johannes Roberts Resident Evil reboot. Well now another familiar face is joining the cast.
Deadline is reporting that former Gotham actor Donal Logue has signed on to take the role of Chief Irons in the reboot. Logue joins previously announced stars Kaya Scodelario, Hannah John-Kamen, Robbie Amell, Tom Hopper, Avan Jogia and Neal McDonough.
Production is understood to now be underway on the film which is set for release in 2021. The film is being touted as a brand-new adaptation with faithful ties to Capcom’s classic survival horror games, with the story taking place on a fateful night in Raccoon City in 1998. This time around the cast will all be taking on the roles of the iconic game characters.
As per Deadline, the first six Resident Evil films, all directed by Paul W.S. Anderson and starring Milla Jovovich, have generated a total worldwide theatrical box office of $1.2 billion.