In the USA Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City has just arrived in digital, on demand.
Sony Pictures, then decides to show the entire opening scene of the film, lasting nine minutes, to encourage the purchase.
The cast includes Kaya Scodelario ( Claire Redfield ), Hannah John-Kamen ( Jill Valentine ), Robbie Amell ( Chris Redfield ), Tom Hopper ( Albert Wesker ), Avan Jogia ( Leon S. Kennedy ), Neal McDonough ( William Birkin ) and Donal Logue ( Brian Irons ).
The director is Johannes Roberts , the same as The Strangers: Prey at Night and 47 meters . The filmmaker stated his intention to “go back to the first two original games and recreate the terrifying and visceral experience I had when I played them, while telling the very human and earthly story of a small ruined American city, which is relevant to today and arouse the empathy of the public “ . We can therefore expect a more faithful transposition than the aforementioned films by Paul WS Anderson .
The Resident Evil script is the work of Greg Russo ( Mortal Kombat ) along with Roberts himself .
The previous saga
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter closed the film saga ofAlice( Milla Jovovich ), crowning an exalogy that – starting in 2002, the year the first film was released – has earned 1.2 billion dollars worldwide, establishing itself as the most successful franchise among those based on video games.
In fact, Resident Evil was the only videogame “brand” capable of establishing itself on a cinematic level, while the others remained stuck in the first chapter, or have only produced a small number of films, without reaching the numbers of the Paul WS saga. Anderson . The last chapter earned only 26.8 million dollars in the United States, but the worldwide collection reached the quota of 312.2 million dollars, with 160 million coming from China alone: considering the starting budget – 40 million – there is no it is doubtful that The Final Chapter was a success.