After the over the top insanity of the Paul WS Anderson/Milla Jovovich Resident Evil series, Welcome to Raccoon City is a more faithful adaptation of the games and has quite a bit to make fans happy but its decision to cram Resident Evil and Resident Evil 2 into one short movie makes a lot of it feel rushed and underbaked.
After the over the top insanity of the Milla Jovovich RE series, Sony is rebooting with a movie that hews closer to the games, specifically Resident Evil 1 and 2, with Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, which arrives in theaters in November.
Resident Evil comes to Netflix with the limited anime series Infinite Darkness, set between Resident Evil 4 and 5, where Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield uncover a conspiracy to sell bioweapons for use in warzones that involves a military unit called the Mad Dogs and possibly higher-ups in the US government.
Netflix is making the summer spooky this coming July with the Resident Evil anime series Infinite Darkness and a trilogy of movies based on RL Stine’s teen horror series, Fear Street.
Formerly working for Umbrella Corp as a security office turned genetic experiment, Alice is the main chance at survival for humanity when the T-Virus is unleashed upon the world and turns the Earth into a wasteland and most of humanity into zombies.
Alice is back for one final battle against the evil Umbrella Corporation in next year’s Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.