Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City Trailer Shows How It's Faithful To The Game Series
"This is a horror movie created with love of the game."
The new Resident Evil movie Welcome to Raccoon City is aiming to be a "faithful adaptation" of the games, according to writer-director Johannes Roberts. In a new video, Roberts lays out all the ways in which the film will honor and respect the legacy of the games. And this comes down to very fine details including the trucker/burger scene from Resident Evil 2. The video below includes side-by-side scenes that show just how faithful the movie is to the games.
"Welcome to Raccoon City is a very faithful adaptation of the Resident Evil games. This is where it all started. This is an origin story where we meet all the iconic characters from the games. Every frame has details to the game, from the burger that the trucker's eating to the actual truck design," Roberts says. "We built the mansion and the police station to the spec of the game. This is a horror movie created with love of the game."
Welcome to Raccoon City comes to theaters on November 24 just in time for the Thanksgiving long weekend in the US.
The movie stars Kaya Scodelario (Crawl), Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man and the Wasp), Robbie Amell (Upload), Tom Hopper (Black Sails), Avan Jogia (Zombieland: Double Tap), Donal Logue (Gotham), and Neal McDonough (Minority Report).
In addition to Welcome to Raccoon City, Netflix produced an animated show called Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness that debuted in July, while a live-action Resident Evil series is coming to Netflix, too--photos of the cast were revealed in June.
Outside of these, Capcom recently announced that Resident Evil 7 had surpassed 10 million copies shipped to become the best-selling Resident Evil game of all time.
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