Johannes Roberts explained that he looked for a way to include this character in Welcome To Raccoon City, but preferred to discard it.
We are less than 10 days before the premiere, in Argentine cinemas, of Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, a cinematic reboot of the franchise created by Capcom and that its story will address elements of the first two canon games in the saga.
The different trailers and previews made it clear that we will see a lot of the universe resident Evil in this movie: characters, locations and creatures. However, its director, Johannes Roberts confirmed an important absence and that we will not see it in action: Mr. X, one of the biological weapons of umbrella and great antagonist of Resident Evil 2.
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“I just couldn’t find a way to fit Mr. X. There is a reference. It’s hard to get (the easter-egg) and I was like, ‘just use this scene,’ but it doesn’t work in the movie. With a movie, you have to tell a proper story instead of just using the takes that you would like. “Roberts stated in an interview with ComicBook.
We are going to have the absence of Mr. X, but we already have a good repertoire of enemies beyond zombies and dogs: Lickers, Lisa Trevor, William BirkinWhat other surprise will we have?
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