There is some great news for Resident Evil fans! The official title for the upcoming Resident Evil movie is revealed. The name of the movie is Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City and it will follow the events of the first two games according to IGN. With this movie, the series will return back to its roots and give the audience nostalgia.
The director Johannes Roberts said “Obviously, there is the Resident Evil [film] franchise and this movie doesn’t have anything to do with that,” at the SXSW. “It’s a whole separate origin story based in the roots of the and the world of horror.”
“We’re not [making a remake]. We’re going in a completely different… It was a real pleasure to be given the reins of a new franchise, hopefully, that really is its own thing”
Chad Rook will play the Richard Aiken, along with Robbie Amell (Chris Redfield), Hannah John-Kamen (Jill Valentine), Tom Hopper (Albert Wesker), Avan Jogia (Leon S. Kennedy), Kaya Scodelario (Claire Redfield), and Neal McDonough (William Birkin).