Welcome to Raccoon City actress Claire Redfield, Kaya Scodelario, details a terrifying prank cast and crew members played on her.
Kaya Scodelario, star of Resident Evil: Bienvenido a Raccoon City, talked about a scary prank he experienced while filming. Joined official development in 2017, while Paul WS Anderson Resident Evil: The Final Chapter was still in theaters, the next reboot of the franchise based on the games of the same name is being directed by director Johannes Roberts. The film is scheduled for an exclusive theatrical release on November 24 in the United States.
The film takes the premises of both Resident Evil and Resident Evil 2 and turns them into a terrifying night of terror. The plot follows STARS officers Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine, Chris’s sister Claire, and rookie police officer Leon Kennedy, escaping the horrors of Raccoon City infected with the T virus. Along the way, the cast The set discovers the atrocities committed by the pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corporation and its clandestine development of deadly biological weapons. Resident Evil: Bienvenido a Raccoon City stars Robbie Amell as Chris Redfield, Hannah John-Kamen as Jill Valentine, Kaya Scodelario as Claire Redfield, and Avan Jogia as Leon Kennedy.
Scoderlario, who plays Claire, said GamesRadar + about a joke on set the team made during rehearsals. While generally able to separate the reality of filming from the horror of the story, Scoderlario was terrified when the team switched from a normally dressed actor to one in full zombie makeup during a rehearsal. The actress tells the story in much more graphic detail:
We had a day where we were rehearsing a trick in the hallway where one of them jumps at me. And the specialist was not wearing makeup. And they changed it without telling me with someone who had already gone through makeup. When a real zombie jumped out, I totally screwed up. I swore, I screamed, I lost my composure. It still fools you, your brain doesn’t know the difference.
the Furs The star also spoke about her experience developing a version of Claire Redfield that strayed from games and stayed true to the core of the character. Finally, he talked about where he would like the rebooted timeline to bring Claire next, referencing the character’s adventure in Resident Evil – Code: Veronica.
With Paul WS Anderson’s earlier films, the horror was mostly lost after the second installment, with the original character Alice, played by Milla Jovovich, taking the series in a much more sci-fi, action direction. Based on Scoderlario’s trailers and experience with the horrible zombie makeup, it appears that Welcome to Raccoon City is embracing the horror origins of the game.
Overall, the release of such a terrifying installment in the franchise can help influence the style of future movies and games, showcasing the popularity of recognizable survival horror elements. Resident Evil: Bienvenido a Raccoon City hits theaters on November 24 in the United States and December 3 in the United Kingdom.