Despite the final chapter of the Anderson/Jovovich Resident Evil film saga only seeing release a few months back, news broke a few days back that series producer Constantin Films is already planning to reboot the franchise, with superstar director James Wan (The Conjuring, Aquaman) set to executive produce the project. Rebooting the story from scratch with no relation to Paul W. S. Anderson's Resident Evil movies, the new iteration is said to be more faithful to the original video games. Share Tweet Email 0 Resident Evil Reboot Brings in Producer James Wan May 22, 2017. The insider claims that a new Resident Evil game release within a year of Resident Evil 3 Remake, but if it's not Resident Evil 8 or a new remake, it's unclear what it could be. Upon arriving they are attacked by a pack of blood-thirsty dogs and are forced to take cover in a nearby mansion. Aquaman director James Wan returns to his horror roots by signing on to produce the Resident Evil reboot. In 1998 a special forces team is sent to investigate some bizarre murders on the outskirts of Raccoon City. The game that defined the survival-horror genre is back! Official site for Resident Evil 3, which contains two titles set in Raccoon City based on the theme of "escape" Johannes Roberts was later … James Wan was set to produce the reboot and Greg Russo was hired as the writer but the two later left the project with Russo left in November 2018 and Wan in December. The Resident Evil reboot will be distributed by Sony Pictures through their Screen Gems banner and is currently being written by Tony Giglio and directed by Johannes Roberts. Check out the remastered HD version of Resident Evil.