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Old 08-18-2019, 03:36 AM   #1
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A new Resident Evil movie is in development from Johannes Roberts, the director of 47 Meters Down and its sequel, and The Strangers: Prey at Night.

The subject of the new Resident Evil movie came up when we asked Roberts directly about the director credit for the upcoming reboot at the top of his IMDb page, and what he could tell us about the current stage of production. In addition to stating it would be a film rather than a series, he stated:

ďWe are in active development of that at the moment. I pitched them a take, and they really loved it. So, we are just gearing up on that as we speak, really. Iím in the office all the time there. So, yeah, itís great. Itís gonna be super scary. Itís super, super scary. And itís just getting back to the roots of the game. I think, at the moment, Iím not really allowed to say much more than that. But itís gonna be a lot of fun.Ē

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Old 08-18-2019, 05:08 AM   #2
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Based on this guy's previous works it looks like this isn't going to be any classier than the previous RES films. Whether it's a good or bad thing is to be seen.
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Old 08-18-2019, 07:24 AM   #3
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I didn't like 47 Meters Down or The Strangers: Prey at Night so I have very little hope for this one. The other 6 RE movies I at least found enjoyable as mindless zombie/action movies.
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Why this hack?!
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Old 08-18-2019, 09:00 AM   #5
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Why this hack?!
Paul Anderson made a lot of money
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Old 08-18-2019, 07:41 AM   #6
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I've played eight Resident Evil games, but have never watched any of the movies. It's so weird to me that they are rated so low by IMDB users yet make so much money.
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Old 08-18-2019, 08:06 AM   #7
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The Strangers Prey at Night was excellent but i don't have high hopes for this one.
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Old 08-18-2019, 08:14 AM   #8
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I just don't get it. They HAD Romero ready to go. A faithful adaption of the first game. Ready to go. They drop him for the Paul WS Anderson crap. Now there's another chance and its this doofus?
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Old 08-18-2019, 03:15 PM   #9
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I just don't get it. They HAD Romero ready to go. A faithful adaption of the first game. Ready to go. They drop him for the Paul WS Anderson crap. Now there's another chance and its this doofus?
My thoughts exactly.
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Old 08-18-2019, 05:12 PM   #10
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I haven't seen the new 47 Meters yet, but wasn't a big fan of the first. I did love The Strangers: Prey At Night though. I'd give this reboot a chance. Might be fun. Can't be any worse than most of the other Resident Evil movies.
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Old 08-18-2019, 06:49 PM   #11
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I haven't seen the new 47 Meters yet, but wasn't a big fan of the first. I did love The Strangers: Prey At Night though. I'd give this reboot a chance. Might be fun. Can't be any worse than most of the other Resident Evil movies.
If this guy really gets to do it, it will be worse.
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I just don't get it. They HAD Romero ready to go. A faithful adaption of the first game. Ready to go. They drop him for the Paul WS Anderson crap. Now there's another chance and its this doofus?
And the same thing happened with this reboot. I believe they initially had James Wan, the current-day horror guru, tabbed to direct, but they dropped him for this guy.

Heís still attached as a producer, though, so maybe, just maybe it wonít suck and/or deviate from the games too much?
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It seems like the series just ended. And they're rebooting it already?
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Old 08-02-2020, 06:58 PM   #14
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It seems like the series just ended. And they're rebooting it already?
Well, yeah, they made money.

Hopefully now they'll actually make a horror film this time, though Johannes Roberts doesn't instill a lot of confidence.
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If they **** this up again then I just don't know. Easiest thing in the world to get right. Just make the movie version of the first game. Train set piece followed by characters trapped in the mansion slowly realising what's going on and fighting to survive.

So simple.
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I'll give this film a chance this weekend most likely, in theaters. Hopefully it's entertaining. That's all I can hope for, and that it resembles Resident Evil in some ways more than Paul WS Anderson's action movie versions, which missed most of the horror tone of the games big time.
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Mostly terrible. 2 for the poll.
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I prefer the cheese from the game itself.
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Old 08-18-2019, 08:59 AM   #19
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Prey at Night is absolutely killer, no idea what you chumps are on about.

The words "Resident Evil" and "classy" don't belong with one another at all. That's just not what the franchise is about, never has been, never will be. Even the well-liked franchise entries - RE1 remake, RE4, RE7 and both versions of RE2, for example - are filled with tonnes of insane cheese. Don't get me wrong, I love them, by why anyone ever thinks that a Resi film adaptation is deserving of some horror maestro or something is completely beyond me. They deserve better than the Anderson trash, certainly, but that doesn't mean they suddenly deserve some high-tier immaculate piece of cinema, either.

Silent Hill, maybe, but not Resi.
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Is it going to be faithful to the video games this time?
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