In 3 days there will be sheer “Resident Evil” horror in the cinema: German trailer for “Welcome To Raccoon City” – Kino News

Ever since “Silent Hill” showed him that there can be good video game adaptations, gamer Markus has been longingly on the lookout for more.

Everything at the beginning: After six “Resident Evil” films with Milla Jovovich, “Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City” marks a new beginning in the cinema for the popular zombie series – which this time, true to the first games in the franchise, focuses on more horror.

The “Resident Evil” movie hexalogy grossed more than $ 1.2 billion at the box office. And although Part 6 was even the most successful, it ended the story of bad-ass monster butcher Alice (Milla Jovovich). However, since the brand does not want to rest in the cinema, the time has come to return to the horror roots of the video game template and finally to deliver a more faithful adaptation than that with the reboot “Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City” Action spectacle by Paul WS Anderson.

And in fact, the story is based much more closely on the legendary survival horror games, with the stories of the first two parts now being linked to one another in the new film adaptation. The young Claire Redfield (Kaya Scodelario) returns to her homeland Raccoon City, which now resembles a ghost town after the resident pharmaceutical company Umbrella broke down its tents. But that is nothing compared to the horrors that lie ahead of the city when the residents suddenly start attacking each other. Claire tries to get to the bottom of the mysterious incidents and Umbrella’s role in them.

At the same time, Claire’s brother Chris (Robbie Amell) and his special police unit are investigating the disappearance of two colleagues in a dark property outside the city gates. It soon turns out that even with the horror that awaits them here, Umbrella has a hand in it …

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„Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City“ startet am 25. November 2021 in den Kinos. And just in time for the release this week you will find out in our review and in our podcast Canvas Love whether the new attempt at adaptation by “47 Meters Down” director Johannes Roberts was a success or a failure.

To get you in the mood for the film, we have a shorter, but also a little more eerie trailer for you below:

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