Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City Video Showcases Some Of The Movie’s Easter Eggs


With Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City hitting digital stores today, those of have already seen the film are able to get a closer look at all the Easter eggs. From different colored herbs to certain clothing the characters wear, watching the movie can feel like you’re playing a game of Eye Spy for fans of the video game franchise.

In a new video, a few members of the cast of Welcome to Raccoon City discuss some of the Easter eggs, which you may have missed while watching the movie. There are even some hidden images from the games themselves. In one scene, you see Leon Kennedy passed out in the police station. “There’s a typewriter beside him, ” explained actor Avan Jogia. “Most people who don’t know the games would be like, ‘Why is there a typewriter there?’ But if you know the games, I think you’ll really appreciate them.”


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Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is available digitally right now at places like Vudu, Apple, or others. It arrives on 4K UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD on February 8–and there’s a limited edition 4K steelbook as well.

Included in the release is 20 minutes of new featurettes exploring the world of Resident Evil and adapting the first two games for the big screen. The titles of the featurettes are “Replicating the DNA,” “Cops, Corpses, and Chaos,” and “Zombies, Lickers, and the Horrors of Resident Evil.”

The recently released movie takes place in Raccoon City, which was the home to the pharmaceutical company the Umbrella Corporation–which has left town. Of course, evil is unleashed and a group of survivors must find out what happened.

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is written and directed by Johannes Roberts (47 Meters Down) and stars Kaya Scodelario (The Maze Runner), Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man and the Wasp), Robbie Amell (Upload), Tom Hopper (Black Sails), and Avan Jogia (Zombieland: Double Tap).

In GameSpot’s review of Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, Phil Hornshaw said, “Fans of Resident Evil will likely enjoy that Welcome To Raccoon City is a closer conception of the horror ideas of the games, as well as their lighter side, than past adaptations. Its take on Resident Evil’s characters are similarly close to the source material, made all the better by some solid changes in backstory and a cast that is both having fun and selling the scares.”

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