Resident Evil (film series)
The Resident Evil film series is the highest-grossing film series based on a video game, having grossed over USD 1. 2 billion worldwide. The films follow Alice, a character created for the films, who is a former security specialist and covert operative who battles the Umbrellas. Characters from the games appear, including Jill Valentine, Carlos Oliveira, Claire Redfield, Chris Redfield and Leon S. Kennedy.
About Resident Evil (film series) in brief
The Resident Evil film series is the highest-grossing film series based on a video game, having grossed over USD 1. 2 billion worldwide. In January 1998, Constantin Film acquired the film rights to the Resident Evil franchise with Alan B. McElroy possibly writing the script. George A. Romero was hired by Sony Pictures and Capcom to direct and write Resident Evil. His script was later rejected and he was ultimately dropped. In 2001, Milla Jovovich was cast as Alice, the protagonist of the film. The sequel to the first film began production in 2003. Paul W. S. Anderson returned as the writer but, due to his work on Alien vs. Predator, he did not direct the film and Alexander Witt took over the director’s role. In the film, the Umbrella Corporation operates a top-secret genetic research facility named The Hive. The Red Queen kills every living thing in the facility to ensure that the T-Virus doesn’t reach the surface. The T- Virus reanimates them, transforming the humans into ravenous zombies and the animals into highly aggressive mutants. The film ends with Alice and Matt being separated and taken by an Umbrella hazmat unit, where Matt begins to genetically transform. The last film was released on September 25, 2006. It is the first in a planned series of films based on the Japanese video game franchise by Capcom. The films follow Alice, a character created for the films, who is a former security specialist and covert operative who battles the Umbrellas, whose bioweapons have triggered a zombie apocalypse.
Characters from the games appear, including Jill Valentine, Carlos Oliveira, Claire Redfield, Chris Redfield and Leon S. Kennedy, Ada Wong and antagonists Albert Wesker, the head of Umbrella Corp, and James Marcus, Umbrella’s top virologist. The final film, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, is released on November 14, 2007. It follows the team’s rescue of Angela Ashford, who has been dropped into Raccoon City to get rid of Nemesis, which is commanded by Cain to kill all STARS members after it attacks the team. The team then make their way to an evacuation point with Carlos Olivera, who leaves the latter dead. They are then contacted by Dr. Charles Ashford who is trapped in the city in exchange for an exchange for the rescue of his daughter Angela. After the rescue, they then make the way to a helicopter with CarlosOlivera who is dropped into the city to get the latter’s dead, which has been abandoned by the latter. The group then makes their way back to the helicopter and leave the latter with the latter, which leaves the two dead. After a confrontation with Nemesis, the team is then forced to kill the latter after it is commanded to kill them all after it attack the STARS team. They then leave the city and go to the evacuation point in an attempt to get out of the city.