The VFX studio behind Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City shares a collection of terrifying concept art that was never made in the final film.
New images released by the visual FX team in the background Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City Shows a lot of monster plots that were never done in the last movie. Based on the hit Capcom video game series, which began in 1996, Welcome to Raccoon City serves as the seventh live-action film in Resident Evil franchise and a reboot of film series formerly titled by Mila Jovovich. Shortly after 2016 Resident Evil: The Last Chapter released, Constantin Films announces a reboot series enhanced by Aquaman the director, James Wan, is scheduled to produce. In December 2018, however, Wan abandoned the project in favor of making the latest Mortal Kombat reboot instead.
Written and directed by 47 meters belowby Johannes Roberts, Welcome To Raccoon City seeks to immediately return to the roots of the game franchise, having chosen to focus on adapting the first two games of the long -running series. Starred The Maze Runner ‘by Kaya Scodelario and Robbie Amell as sisters Claire and Chris Redfield, the film is set in the late 1990s and sees Scodelario’s Claire return to her hometown of Raccoon City before a devastating setback. zombie powder. Praised for staying true to the original games, Roberts has already expressed interest in directing a sequel based on storylines from Resident Evil: Code Veronica and Resident Evil 4.
Recently, Applied Arts FX Studio, who helped bring the film’s horrific horde of zombies to life on screen, took to Instagram to share some early concept art on animals that never made the final cut. Including both human and more animal creatures, concept art also covers what appear to be some of the first concepts for Lisa Trevor, one of Umbrella Corporationin the first experiments. See the images below:
Offering a much darker take on the source material than Jovovich’s films, this collection is the first concept art for Welcome To Raccoon City clearly showing the more terrifying approach that Roberts sought. Even if these early designs never turned into a finished product, it’s very easy to imagine those creatures wandering the halls of Spencer Mansion. Perhaps, if a consecutive greenlit, they could get a second chance at life on the big screen.
While video game adaptations have long proven themselves a hard nut for the Hollywood crack, the future of Resident Evil the franchise still looks bright. In addition to this latest big-screen adventure and animated last year Infinite Darkness Miniseries, Netflix is once again preparing to release their own live-action Resident Evil series later this year. Perhaps, the streaming giant might look to borrow some of these unused designs from Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City for their own purposes.
Source: Applied Arts FX Studio
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