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The Weekly Wrap: Resident Evil Movie Reboot Update

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The upcoming live-action cinematic reboot of Resident Evil has an official title, and it will be called, Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City. The film directed by Johannes Roberts (47 Meters Down) will reportedly combine the storylines of the first two games. The film will star Kaya Scodelario as Claire Redfield, Robbie Amell as Chris Redfield, and Hannah John-Kamen as Jill Valentine. Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is scheduled to arrive in early September. Netflix also has an animated series tiled Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, which is due out later this year.

Batwoman’s Kate Kane Has Been Recast

The CW series, Batwoman has finally explained the disappearance of Kate Kane in the series. And to tell the story, they have re-casted the role. Kate Kane, originally portrayed by Ruby Rose before her departure from the series, is now played by Wallis Day. As the series explains, Kane was captured by unknown villains and her appearance was changed due to an accident that left her disfigured. It remains to be seen what the showrunners have planned for Batwoman as the central character is now Ryan Wilder, portrayed by Javicia Leslie.

Jamie Foxx’s Mike Tyson Biopic Is Now A Limited Series

The Mike Tyson biopic, with Jamie Foxx in the role of the boxer is now a limited series. Antoine Fuqua is on board to direct the series with Martin Scorsese serving as one of the executive producers. Foxx has been working hard to physical transform into the role of Iron Mike. The news of this limited series will no doubt start a bidding war amongst TV networks and streaming services. However, this is not the only Tyson adaptation in the works at the moment. There is also a Hulu project in development with Margot Robbie listed as one of the executive producers.

Marvel’s Black Widow Has Been Delayed Again

At some point we are all wondering if we will get to see Black Widow at all this year. Disney and Marvel has once again shuffled release dates of their films and now the standalone adventure will arrive on 9 July instead of 7 May. The superhero flick will also arrive on the Disney+ Premier Access. Black Widow’s shift has also caused the postponement for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which now arrives on 3 September. Fortunately for Marvel fans there is still Disney+ to rely on with Falcon and the Winter Soldier now screening and the Loki series coming up as well.

Helen Mirren Is The Big Bad In Shazam 2

Dame Helen Mirren is about to take a villainous turn in the Shazam sequel, which is currently in development. According to reports, the actress will portray Hespera, the daughter of Atlas in Shazam: Fury of the Gods. Zachary Levi will be back to play the titular superhero with Asher Angel returning as Billy Batson. The cast for Shazam: Fury of the Gods also includes Jack Dylan Grazer, Faithe Herman, Adam Brody and Rachel Zegler. The film directed by David F. Sandberg is slated for release in early June 2023.

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