Sony Pictures has just dropped a brand new featuring delving in to the origins of the Resident Evil franchise. In this new featurette, director Johannes Roberts teases the film’s introduction to the iconic characters and world of Raccoon City, and the astonishing level of faithful detail and design that brings to life the new action-horror based on the iconic videogame franchise.
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Returning to the origins of the massively popular RESIDENT EVIL franchise, fan and filmmaker Johannes Roberts brings the games to life for a whole new generation of fans. In RESIDENT EVIL: WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY, once the booming home of pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corporation, Raccoon City is now a dying Midwestern town. The company’s exodus left the city a wasteland…with great evil brewing below the surface. When that evil is unleashed, a group of survivors must work together to uncover the truth behind Umbrella and make it through the night.
Written and directed by Johannes Roberts and starring Kaya Scodelario as Claire Redfield, Hannah John-Kamen as Jill Valentine, Robbie Amell as Chris Redfield, Tom Hopper as Albert Wesker and Avan Jogia as Leon S. Kennedy, with Donal Logue and Neal McDonough, Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City will be released exclusively at UK cinemas at a later date.