Sony adaptation pushed again by two months
Sony (*24*) has introduced that its upcoming big-screen adaptation of Capcom’s Resident Evil will not meet its September 3 launch date. The clunkily titled Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is now anticipated to launch in theaters on November 24.
While no purpose was given for the movie’s delay, the unique launch date would see the survival horror flick collide with Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. It would stand to purpose that Sony is uncomfortable going up in opposition to any main comic-book movie, significantly after such an prolonged drought of MCU movies. The new date does, nonetheless, imply that Resident Evil will miss the thematic Halloween season.
Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is a reboot of types, and is predicted to observe the narrative, characters, and areas featured within the traditional online game sequence a little bit nearer than earlier Resident Evil films. Fans will see iconic heroes akin to Chris & Claire Redfield, Jill Valentine, and Leon S. Kennedy in motion, together with appearances from femme fatale Ada Wong, doomsday scientist William Birkin, Raccoon City police chief Brian Irons, and the sequence’ long-time antagonist Albert Wesker.
Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City premieres in theaters November 24.