Sony has hooked up a third September, 2021 launch date to its Resident Evil film reboot. That’s proper originally of the US’ Labor Day weekend, so it is sensible when it comes to timing; whether or not theatres will probably be broadly attended at that time stays up for debate. Don’t be shocked if it will get delayed, like the Uncharted movie.
Whereas the movie’s but to get an official title, we do know that it’ll star Kaya Scodelario as Claire Redfield. She’s most likely finest recognized for Maze Runner: The Demise Remedy, however UK readers usually tend to bear in mind her from Skins. Ant-Man and the Wasp’s Hannah John-Kamen will play Jill Valentine, whereas Robbie Amell will play Chris Valentine and Avan Jogia will play Leon S. Kennedy.
There’ll even be roles for The Umbrella Academy’s Tom Hopper as Albert Wesker, whereas William Birkin will probably be performed by Neal McDonough. The entire thing’s been written and directed by Johnannes Roberts, and is about on the night time of the Raccoon Metropolis incident in 1998. You may recall that filming wrapped in late December, so that is in post-production now.
“With this film I actually needed to return to the unique first two video games and recreate the terrifying visceral expertise I had once I first performed them whereas on the similar time telling a grounded human story a few small dying American city that feels each relatable and related to immediately’s audiences,” Roberts stated as a part of a press launch on the flick.