The next movie based on the iconic Resident Evil video game franchise is taking shape as it’s cast has officially been revealed.
The cast includes: Maze Runner‘s Kaya Scodelario as Claire Redfield alongside Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man and the Wasp) as Jill Valentine, Robbie Amell (Upload) as Chris Redfield, Tom Hopper (The Umbrella Academy) as Albert Wesker, Avan Jogia (Zombieland: Double Tap) as Leon S. Kennedy, and Neal McDonough (Yellowstone) as William Birkin. If the name Hannah John-Kamen sounds familiar, it’s because we first revealed her offer to play Jill Valentine this past April.
The Next Chapter of Resident Evil
Director Johannes Roberts (47 Meters Down) recently stated: ““With this movie, I really wanted to go back to the original first two games and re-create the terrifying visceral experience I had when I first played them whilst at the same time telling a grounded human story about a small dying American town that feels both relatable and relevant to today’s audiences.”
The last six movies in the franchise have all been directed by Paul W.S. Anderson and made a combine 1.2 billion dollars, which makes Resident Evil one of the most successful movie franchises based on a video game. Netflix is also currently developing a Resident Evil series.
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