The game will have no apparent direct link to Resident Evil 5, but both .. see Leon and Claire having their relationship grow during the movie. At this point, the Resident Evil movie franchise is kind of like a family business. seeing Claire's brother Chris Redfield in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, in life, they're working out their own relationship with life and death. That Claire from the De-Generation movie looks so good. .. Yeah I always felt the relationships in Resident Evil were about camaraderie, not.
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- CLAIRE and LEON'S RELATIONSHIP to ELEVATE to the next level in DEGENERATION
Characters from the games pop up all the time in the movies, with varying degrees of fidelity to their original incarnations. She's only 23 years old and is already an army veteran, having served as an operative in the elite Delta Force. Basically, she has the mettle to go up against a haunted mansion full of zombies and other biological experiments. Jill is one of the original protagonists of the Resident Evil series, and went on to make many return appearances, in games like RE3, RE5, and Revelations, among others.
On the cinematic side of the equation, Jill first pops up in 's Resident Evil: Apocalypse, the first sequel to the original actioner. English actor Sienna Guillory earned strong acclaim from franchise fans for her performance as Raccoon City's toughest cop, and she eventually returned for a brief cameo in the fourth film. This brief turn led to a full-on supporting role in Retribution, which was based on her brainwashed-and-blonde appearance in Resident Evil 5.
In the games, Chris basically fills the role of "generic action guy. Veronica, in which he rescues his sister. He also gets beat up by the villainous Albert Wesker, his former STARS commander who, by this time, had become something else entirely. When Chris finally returned in Resident Evil 5, he had undergone a drastic redesign away from his normal physique.
To say the least, Chris had put in a little extra time at the gym. In a none-too-subtle allusion to his career-defining role, Chris is found locked up in a maximum-security jailhouse, which he then helps Alice and her friends to escape. His role in the film is an "in-name-only" incarnation of Chris Redfield, lacking any notable connection to his video game counterpart.
As a result, Chris' reunion with his sister Claire is a little more than a ridiculously unbelievable coincidence, and thus lacks the emotional impact of the comparable sequence in Code: Still, Wentworth Miller is a tremendously watchable actor, and he is clearly enjoying his role in the endearingly silly Resident Evil: She rode into Raccoon City on her motorcycle in search of her brother, but found only zombie carnage. Fortunately, like her brother, Claire is a survivor, and she managed to escape Raccoon City alongside Leon and young Sherry Birkin.
Claire next appeared in Resident Evil: Veronica, where she attacked an Umbrella facility in Paris in an effort to fight Umbrella and find her brother. Her most recent appearance is in Resident Evil: The legend goes that Claire's role in Resident Evil: Extinction was originally written for Jill Valentine, but when Sienna Guillory was unable to reprise her role, the part was rewritten for Ali Larter to play another kickass female from the games.
The Mad Max -inspired tone of that third RE film isn't exactly in line with the games upon which it is based, but it was fun to see Claire appear in some capacity, even if she scarcely resembled her video game incarnation. Still, the next film, Afterlife, changed Claire's hair from Larter's natural blonde to the video game's original red, bringing her more in step with her classic design.
Why is he so beloved? Maybe it's the alliteration in his name.
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Maybe it's his fondness for oversized magnums. Maybe it's his terrible-yet-charming delivery of lines like " You were almost a Jill sandwich. Uprising, a mobile game version of Resident Evil 2. She is a further playable in the non-canonical spin-off games Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3Dand in Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City where she is also one of the game's bosses in the game's main mode.
In addition, Claire is one of two playable characters in Resident Evil: Zombie Busters, which started as a browser game in the Capcom Party line and in was converted for mobile phones. Behind the scenes[ edit ] Claire Redfield was originally known as 'Elza Walker', the female lead in the original version of Resident Evil 2 inafter a year of work, this version of the game was scrapped by the development team and is now widely referred to as " Resident Evil 1.
In the released version of the game, rewritten by Noboru SugimuraElza Walker, a blond  college student and motorcycle racer,    was changed into Chris Redfield's sister named Claire. She was given physical features which more closely resemble her brother, her signature jacket with "Made in Heaven" printed on the back, and a sheath for a standard-issue S. I thought she should look the same, but the game director made her that way because she had such an experience in Resident Evil 2, she could handle any situation now!
The game's producer Michiteru Okabe said: Her wardrobe was also redesigned, with her original hotpants replaced by jeans trouses and the jacket now being long-sleeved. Anderson 's series debut Resident Evil: ExtinctionClaire is the leader of a convoy of zombie apocalypse survivors who, at the end of the film, go to Alaska in search of a safe haven.
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AfterlifeClaire is ambushed by the Umbrella Corporation and manipulated by a device that controls her and impairs her memory by injecting a drug into her bloodstream, before she is rescued by Alice and reunited with her brother Chris. Claire did not return in Resident Evil: Retributionwhere she, Chris, and K-Mart are presumed dead but were captured by Umbrella. The Final Chapterwhere she teams up with Alice and the Red Queen to save the remnants of humanity.
Later, Anderson and producer Jeremy Bolt decided to have a separate game character appear alongside the previous film's lead Alice: Degenerationreuniting her with Leon S. The film is set seven years after the events of Resident Evil 2 and Claire has become a prominent TerraSave member.
Together, the three of them survive a zombie outbreak at the WilPharma Corporation's research complex, and eventually expose and arrest the corrupt scientist Frederic Downing. Perry 's novels Resident Evil: Code Veronica by WildStorm She is also one of main characters in Naoki Serizawa 's manga Biohazard: Romero 's Japanese TV commercial for Resident Evil 2  and in a viral marketing video to promote Resident Evil 5 despite her not appearing in actual game.
Viper in the fighting game Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 was inspired by Claire's iconic look in Resident Evil 2. Dreamcast Magazine ranked this "gun-toting, zombie killing, foxy babe" as the fifth top "girl on the Dreamcast " in while Dreamcast Das Offizielle Magazin opined she is more beautiful than Lara Croft.
And they 'kick ass'.
This is an area where videogames really have the lead on films - in the horror film genre women are often little more than pouting, screaming conduits for male aggression.