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Resident Evil film reboot set to release in theaters this September

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 5 February 2021 16:07 GMT Constantin Film’s Resident Evil film reboot will arrive in theaters this summer.The Resident Evil movie is set to release Labor Day weekend, which is September 3 in the US, according to Deadline.It was revealed back in October the Resident Evil film is a bit of a “reboot” with “faithful ties” to the game franchise and set in 1998 on a “fateful night” in Raccoon City.The film is being handled by writer-director Johannes Roberts.As reported by Deadline when the news broke, Kaya Scodelario (Maze Runner) will play Claire Redfield, Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man…

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Monster Hunter film producer apologizes for offensive rhyme that led to it being pulled from Chinese cinemas

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 8 December 2020 20:32 GMT Constantin Film has issued an apology over dialogue in the Monster Hunter film which insulted Chinese audiences.A rhyme which is considered racist to people of Chinese and Japanese origin in the Monster Hunter film resulted in it being pulled from cinemas in China. Constantin says it “sincerely apologizes to Chinese audiences” for the dialogue, stating there was “absolutely no intent to discriminate, insult or otherwise offend anyone of Chinese heritage,” according to Deadline.“Constantin Film has listened to the concerns expressed by Chinese audiences and removed the line that has led to…

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A new Resident Evil film adaptation is in the works

Constantin Film is working on a new Resident Evil film adaptation which will have “faithful ties” to the game franchise. According to Deadline, the Resident Evil film is set to take place in 1998 on a “fateful night” in Raccoon City. The film is being helmed by writer-director Johannes Roberts and some of the main characters have been cast.Per Deadline, Kaya Scodelario (Maze Runner) will play Claire Redfield, Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man and the Wasp) as Jill Valentine, Robbie Amell (Upload) as Chris Redfield, Tom Hopper (The Umbrella Academy) as Albert Wesker, Avan Jogia (Zombieland: Double Tap) as Leon Kennedy, and…