During an interview with Deadline, the head of Constantin Film, Martin Moszkowicz, revealed that the series ‘Resident Evil’ Netflix is currently in limbo as production is slated to begin in June, but they are currently in talks with the streaming service to find a new schedule.
Also and this time regarding the movie directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, ‘Monster hunter‘, the executive revealed that the adaptation is finished: “We are still ready for its worldwide launch in September, since the project is delivered this week.”
As we announced in January 2019, the idea is to expand the film universe of ‘Resident Evil’ with new stories set in the established world. Supposedly, the premise will remain the same, with an added emphasis on exploring Umbrella Corporation and the new world order caused by the outbreak of the T. virus. And as in the movies, the series will be packed with action.
Based on the popular Capcom video game franchise, to date the saga started in 2002 has grossed $ 1,236 million, with the sixth and final installment, ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ released in 2017 with a gross of $ 312 million in all the world (40 million was his budget) Paul WS Andersondirigi this latest film starring his wife Mile Jovovich.
Regarding the adaptation of the Capcom video game, the film is directed by Paul W.S. Andersony starring Mile Jovovich, Tony Jaa, Ron Perlman, T.I. Harrisy Diego Boneta. Since its first title in 2004, the ‘Monster Hunter’ video game franchise has sold nearly 50 million copies, with its latest installment, ‘Monster Hunter: World’, selling 14 million units. With a budget of 60 million dollars, its official argument is as follows:
Behind our world, there is another: a world of dangerous and powerful monsters that reign in their domain with deadly ferocity. When Lt. Artemis (Milla Jovovich) and her lite unit are transported from our world to a new world through a portal, the greatest impact of their lives awaits them. In her desperate attempt to return home, the brave lieutenant meets a mysterious hunter (Tony Jaa), whose unique abilities have allowed her to survive in this hostile land. Challenged by the relentless and terrifying attacks of the monsters, the warriors team up to fight them and find their way back home.