It would seem that we have been doing the demonic resident restart the movie all wrong. At least in terms of the title of the movie. According to the director Johannes Roberts, and reported by IGN during an interview at the SXSW online event, the official title of the upcoming demonic resident the movie is Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City.
Roberts also shared some news about the film, which is scheduled to hit theaters this September. Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City will adapt the first two demonic resident games, and as we’ve known for a while, it will include main characters from both titles.
As in the original game, Welcome to Raccoon City will take place in the year 1998, and will tell the events of Raccoon City under the siege of the zombies. Also, as we’ve known for a while, both the Spencer Mansion and the Raccoon City Police Department will be featured in the movie.
What’s more, IGN also got a short interview with Roberts., who says he wanted to focus on the tone of the movie. “What I loved about the games is that they were so scary and that’s what I wanted. That atmosphere, it’s rain, it’s constantly dark, it’s creepy. Raccoon City is kind of a rotten character in the movie and that kind of atmosphere in the games that I wanted to put. [the film]. “
Not only that, Roberts says he was inspired by John Carpenter’s book. Assault on precinct 13 other The fog in terms of having the feeling of Welcome to Raccoon City. “I’m a huge fan of John Carpenter and I really liked him. The way he tells these claustrophobic siege movies and I took movies like Assault on precinct 13 other The fog and this disparate group of characters coming together under siege, and I took that as my cinematic inspiration. “
demonic resident hits theaters on September 3, 2021. The cast includes Kaya scodelario, Hannah john-kamen, Robbie amell, Tom hopper, Avan Jogia, Y Neal mcdonough.