Welcome to Raccoon City Official Trailer Released

The first official trailer of the live action movie Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is out now, and the film will be coming to theaters exclusively soon. The film roughly follows the events of the first two Resident Evil games, in which both Raccoon City and the Spencer mansion feature prominently. The official trailer gives fans a detailed look at Claire and Leon, as well as some of the CGI zombies and monsters from the film.

While there are several versions of the trailer, Some of them are not the best at portraying what the film has to offer. Sony Pictures Malaysia has uploaded an international trailer via YouTube, which begins with Claire Redfield (played by Kaya Scodelario) piggybacking on a semi-truck. If in the Resident Evil 2 REmake, the truck driver accidentally hits a passerby who turns out to be a zombie. Unlike previous games, Claire eventually meets her brother Chris Redfield (played by Robbie Amell) in Raccoon City and tries to warn her brother about Umbrella Corporation.

There are a few other notable changes from the games in the trailer, such as a helicopter crashing into the Spencer Mansion. Police Chief Brian Irons also appears alongside Claire and Leon, although the characters never appeared together in Resident Evil 2.

For the most part, though, the scenes seem to closely follow the core story elements of the first two games, even mimicking the iconic first zombie encounter scene from the original. resident evil, as well as a number of other deep-cut Easter eggs for fans of the franchise. At least it’s much closer to the games than the Milla Jovovich starring Resident Evil series of movies. In addition, the trailer gives us a glimpse of story elements that were implied but not shown in the actual games, such as the biological experiments performed by William Birkin (played by Neal McDonough).

You can use the Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City official international trailer below:

As mentioned above, there are actually two versions of the trailer. The one above is for international audiences, while the one below is the arguably more action-packed US version of the trailer:

While there is a bit of overlap in the scenes shown, both trailers together give a really good idea of ​​what Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City has to offer.

In an earlier interview, Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City director Johannes Roberts stated that the cast was selected to “embody the spirit and energy of the characters.” Instead of relying on the Resident Evil action films of the past, Roberts stated that the film was influenced by horror titles such as: the exorcist and The shining. In particular, Roberts said he was influenced by: Resident Evil 2s redo.