Nearly a week into October — also known as “spooky season” — Sony Pictures Entertainment has finally dropped the first look at the reboot of the Resident Evil movies with the Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City trailer. In the trailer, viewers get a glimpse into the new movie series as a whole, the characters, horror elements, and of course, a variety of undead enemies.
You can watch the Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City trailer below:
As the Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City trailer shows, this new installment serves as a return to the origins of the Resident Evil franchise. It is not exploring the characters or continuing the stories from Paul W.S. Anderson’s original series of films. As such, the new movie features a new, younger cast playing the roles of several well-known Resident Evil characters.
The cast for Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City includes:
- Kaya Scodelario as Claire Redfield
- Robbie Amell as Chris Redfield
- Avan Jogia as Leon S. Kennedy
- Hannah John-Kamen as Jill Valentine
- Lily Gao as Ada Wong
- Tom Hopper as Albert Wesker
The official synopsis for the movie was released along with the Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City trailer. It states:
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.”
Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is written and directed by Johannes Roberts. Fans can look forward to seeing it on November 24, 2021 exclusively in theaters.
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