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New Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City Promo highlights Albert Wesker

October 30, 2021

The reaction to the first trailer for Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City was mixed. It has a ton of fun Easter eggs and references, but also some terrible CGIs and a general aura of cheap B-movie. I’m still excited: after all, resident Evil has always been inspired by B movies, and hopefully the more dubious monster effects shots will be improved upon in the final product.

One aspect that is also questionable is the cast: of course, the setting seems to have been ripped off from Capcom’s games, but the characters look quite different. Now we get a series of “character thumbnails,” the last one focusing on Tom Hopper’s villainous Albert Wesker. Check it out: