Resident Evil: Afterlife Comic-Con Trailer

Published 5 years ago by , Updated March 3rd, 2014 at 6:44 am,

Resident Evil 4 Afterlife Comic Con 2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife Comic Con Trailer

At Comic-Con last week, Sony Screen Gems held a Resident Evil: Afterlife panel presentation, where they brought out the main cast for the fourth installment of the live-action series of films based on the super successful video game franchise.

During the presentation, we and the rest of the audience were witness to the latest Resident Evil: Afterlife trailer and a full clip from the film. That trailer has been released online and you can check it out below.

Before you jump into the trailer, I will say that this was arguably the most unimpressive panel held in Hall H at Comic-Con this year. The trailer didn’t show too much new and the one scene they presented was slow, incredibly fake and campy. You can see hints of that here:

Can you count how many 3D gimmick moments where something (or someone) is thrown towards the camera?

When they first announced the project, I suggested that instead of continuing the franchise on the path they were heading, they should instead take notes from the latest video game, Resident Evil 5 and use that as a guide to making the next film. Director Paul W.S. Anderson must of heard our cries or discovered on his own the same thought process as he based a lot of the set pieces, characters and fight sequences directly from RE5. Unfortunately, the live-action adaptation just doesn’t hit the same notes as the cinematic cutscenes presented in the game.

For diehard fans of the Resident Evil films, you’ll definitely be interested in Afterlife. For myself, who only enjoyed the first movie in the series, I have less and less excitement about this movie the more I see, and the James Cameron 3D camera system that’s continually made out to be the key selling point doesn’t help.

Hopefully, there’s enough cool action sequences and that it’s not entirely in slow-motion like the weak Executioner scene shown at Comic-Con.

Resident Evil: Afterlife is written and directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, starring Milla Jovovich, Wentworth Miller, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts, Kim Coates and Kacey Barnfield. It hits regular, 3D, and IMAX theaters on September 10, 2010.

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  1. this really looks like crap again. they need to remake this like the first game. and why did they even name this resident evil it should have been named (super powered chick zombie nonstop action cheesy movie).

  2. This film looks like poo. :(

  3. That is the theatrical trailer that has been released already. It was the first trailer that ever came out. That isn’t comic-con exclusive. If that’s what they showed at con then you saw nothing new.

    • Yeah I think Merrill is right, I don’t recognize anything new or different in that trailer from the original.

  4. the should have based it of the resident evil games in the first place instead of making a whole new storyline,what a buncha a_holes

  5. Obviously this movie was not intended to be an “Oscar” worthy!I’ll definitely watch it, I’m a fan!

    • Agreed.

  6. I’m currently replaying all Resident Evil 1, 2 and 3 on my Android phone and why the HELL did they abandon most of the original settings, storylines, characters (not just names)? I hate when they do that (video game, comic and book based movies). We need Christopher Gans to make a RE movie; he actually sticks very closely to source material.

  7. First off that was the 1st trailer thats been on the net for ages secondly (@ the ppl h8in in the coments) quit h8in the movies if u dont like them dont watch them its just that simple and lastly this movie looks EPIC

    • Alex,

      First: No f-bombs on the site please. Second, I was AT that panel and as far as I know that was brand new footage premiered there. Do you have a link to this that’s been “on the net for ages”?



    • Alex,

      Ah, gotcha. Thanks for the link. I thought the footage above was the extended stuff from Comic-Con. There was a TON of slow-mo in the footage, but it wasn’t every second of it.


  8. heres one more thing heres another link that has the full audio (NO VIDEO) of the entire panel and the trailer in the audio is from the 2nd trailer u can hear it as soon as the audio starts

  9. it’s just one more month until the movie comes out. for all you people that don’t like the Resident Evil movies shouldn’t even bother watching Afterlife if you think it’s gonna suck so much. you want the movies to be like the games? then why don’t you just play the whole video game series and stop whining like little girls about it

  10. it’s just making less and less sense.

  11. oh, and of course

  12. um like seriously if u dnt like the damn movie leave it be
    u have problems just watching it
    if u dnt like stfu
    tht easy
    5 bucks says u couldnt make a better movie
    n p.s. when alice has super natutral powers er whatever
    RE5 they did tht to jill DUHHH
    get ur facts straight be 4 u run ur mouth uh buh bye ^^

  13. New trailer? This is the first trailer I watch in march or april.

  14. this movie is a epic fail, who in the right mind will give this film the chance, because it has 3D. how pathetic

  15. footage doesn’t seem much different then the trailer released awhile back.
    i hate how wentworth miller is playing chris, the character from the game is more masculine and tough looking, not to mention he has hair. then there’s the fact that miller doesn’t know jack about the character he’s playing which doesn’t make the matter any better, i mean he can act but how is he supposed to do a good job when he doesn’t even know what the characters like.

  16. better they remake and do the original game charater as the main actor because i really want to see leon or muscular chris redfield as the main protagonist plus r.e should have been done like a suspence and horror and a action for the shooting scene that doesn’t become over the edge rediciolus.

  17. I am really getting sick of the 3D gimmicks of certain things flying at the screen. I remember when you started seeing things like blood or dirt flying and hitting the screen and it added a cool realism to the movie…when beowulf came out it was gimmick-y, but still new…but now it seems like so many movies are adding this crap – everything from dance movies, to action/horror, to kids movies. What’s next, Planet Earth 3D – Like being in a zoo! or maybe Hurt Locker 3D – Like REAL war!
    /sarcasm off

  18. It could be worse, guys. Uwe Boll could have gotten his hands on this. He’s currently trying to get his hands on God of War. And you’re pitching a hissy fit over THESE movies?

  19. Resident Evil: The Zombie Matrix 3D

  20. Hmmm…
    Are we going to get the army of cloned Milla Jovovich’s in this movie shown at the end of RE:Extinction?

  21. What Tool song is in the trailer?

  22. That actually looks quite good lol. Yea, what song is it please?