The film is a reboot of the film universe and is set in Raccoon City in 1998. The leading roles are played by The Maze Runner actress Kaya Scodelario and Ant-Man and The Wasp actice Hannah John-Kamen. Further details on the characters and story are not yet known.
The reboot will be written and directed by Johannes Roberts, who previously directed shark film 47 Meters Down. Johannes indicates that he wants to offer a ‘terrifying experience’ and to draw inspiration from the first two Resident Evil games.
On September 3, the film must be cinemas appear. In addition to the movie, Netflix is working on a live action and animated series set in the Resident Evil universe.