The new trailer for Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is here! Inspired by many hit horror games, the Resident Evil franchise has thrived cinematically. Led by Milla Jovovich over a six-film franchise that grossed a whopping $1 billion at the box office, the movies have also faced a lot of criticism from fans as the films veered a lot from their source material. Now, Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City looks forward to rectifying that error with a more game-accurate version that follows the plot of the first two films in the series very closely.
New Trailer for Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City Is Here
Kaya Scodelario will be playing the role of Claire Redfield alongside actor Robbie Amell as her sibling Chris. Claire will be shown following Chris into the famous Spencer mansion after he disappears there itself. The duo will be accompanied by Lily Gao as Ada Wong, Avan Jogia as Leon Kennedy, and Hannah John-Kammen as Jill Valentine, as all happen to be key characters from the Resident Evil games. The new Resident Evil film will be directed by Johannes Roberts and all actors and the director himself have revealed how scary the film will be.
Now, the fans can also get a taste of the film, as the new trailer for Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City was released today. The trailer opens with Claire Redfield saying, “Every story has a beginning. Discover the origin of evil.”
Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City Will Be Game-Accurate
It looks like has only one goal – to expose Umbrella. The trailer then soon devolves into absolute mayhem as the t-Virus spreads across the Raccoon City, and two teams are seen descending on Spencer Mansion to see what’s happening.
While hardcore Resident Evil fans must be extremely pleased with the trailer as it does justice to the Resident Evil games, this also marks a grand return for a beloved horror franchise with a grittier take on the games. The horror aspects revealed in the trailer seem to be well aligned with the tone of the games and while the franchise laid by Jovovich had its own merits, fans have been long asking for a proper reboot of the story.
With its release still over a month away, fans have waited long for the first look and the trailer truly delivers them the same. From the scary cover of “What’s Up” by 4 Non-Blondes to the petrifying monsters and zombies within the Spencer Mansion, there is certainly a lot to look forward to, in the new Resident Evil film.
Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City will premiere in theatres on November 24. Watch the trailer here: