Constantin closed the Resident Evil saga in 2016 with The Final Chapter. Now announces the cast of the reboot of the zombie video games.
The movie saga resident Evil It was not the success it seemed at first. Films directed by Paul W. S. Anderson introduce us to Alice (Milla Jovovich) in her constant fight against the zombies that infest Racoon City. Six films and 12 years later, the saga met its end in 2016 with the premiere of The Final Chapter. But the study Constantin you're ready to give the zombies of Resident Evil another chance.
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The studio has announced the actors who will join the cast of the new adaptation of the popular video game series. Kaya Scodelario (The Maze Runner), Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man and the Wasp) and Robbie Amelhe (The Flash) will be the stars of the new version of Resident Evil. To complete the production, they also add Tom hopper (The Umbrella Academy), Avan Jogia (Zombieland: Kill and Finish) and Neal mcdonough (Blood brothers).
Johannes Roberts, director of Terror at 47 meters and its sequel, will be in charge of directing the new vision of Resident Evil. Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter, the director has announced his excitement for this project. “What I really want to do with this movie is go back to the first two original games. I want to recreate the terrifying and visceral experience that I had when I first played them. I also want to tell a human story about a small town in America that is dying. That the audience feels that it is relevant and identifiable with current events ”.
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The argument of the new adaptation
The studio also announced the plot of this version of Resident Evil and the path its characters will follow. The story will transport the viewer to Racoon City in 1998, the city where the zombie virus arises that destroys the country and changes the lives of all its inhabitants. Kaya Scodelario will play Claire redfield, a woman traveling to Racoon City to visit her brother Chris Redfiel, played by Robbie Amell.
Hannah John-Kemmen will play Jill valentine, a member of an elite division in the city police known as Special Tactics and Rescue Services. Tom Hopper will be the investigator Albert wesker, a man at the mercy of the Umbrella Corporation who conducts research on genetic mutations and believes the world needs a mass extinction.
Finally, Avan Jogia will bring to the big screen Leon Kennedy, a federal counterterrorism agent. Meanwhile, McDonugh will be William Birkin, a virologist who reveals himself against the Umbrella Corporation but in the process presents himself as a greater danger to the city.
The new Resident Evil adaptation will initially arrive sometime in 2021 and it is expected to be the beginning of a new universe inspired by the stories and characters of the popular video games of Capcom. But as has been verified in recent months, it is possible that the study cannot fulfill what was announced. Constantin's reboot isn't the only Resident Evil project we'll see soon, Netflix He has been working on his own video game adaptation for some time. Which one will please fans of the zombie universe the most?
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