The T-Virus Spreads in the Latest Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City Trailer


Lisa Trevor, Zombies, Cerberus, and a Mutated Birkin, Oh my! These were many things we have seen so far in the brand new trailer from Sony’s new movie Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City and with it being New York Comic Con, Capcom and Sony were going all in. As fans are familiar with, Umbrella is responsible for the viral outbreak in the Arklay Mountains and Raccoon City’s demise, but in the new trailer (which could become a horrific meme thanks to a slowed variation of 4 Non-Blondes’ song “What’s up?) Starts with the Redfield siblings discussing a Conspiracy Theory involving the sinister pharmaceutical corporation. It also shows glimpses of the Mansion Incident, the Raccoon City Demise, and of course, Zombies and BOWs.

Adapted from the best selling survival horror video game series by Capcom, Resident Evil, Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City was announced during the recent SXSW Online Event, it is set in the year 1998 and will tell the events of the city under siege from infected zombies. Also, the movie was set to premiere in September but was moved to November 24th due to spacing out from a Big Budget Superhero Film and with movie-going still at a very slow rate due to the ongoing COVID Situation. It will also debut exclusively in theaters on December 3rd in the UK, and November 25th in Australia

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Returning to the terrifying roots of the massively popular franchise, fan and filmmaker Johannes Roberts brings the games of the billion-dollar franchise and the most successful video game adaptation in history to life for a whole new generation of fans.”

Once the booming home of pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corporation, Raccoon City is now a dying Midwestern town. The company’s exodus left the city a wasteland…with great evil brewing below the surface. When that evil is unleashed, the townspeople are forever…changed…and a small group of survivors must work together to uncover the truth behind Umbrella and make it through the night.”

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