Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is out in theaters right now, and if you’re a fan of the series you’re sure to enjoy all of the little secrets and references from the games scattered throughout the film. While an influx of Easter eggs made it to the final cut, some of the most memorable scenes in the Resident Evil games didn’t make it, including the meme-worthy scene in Resident Evil 5 where Chris Redfield was hits a boulder.
Welcome to Raccoon City Director Johannes Roberts tells IGN in an interview that he originally wanted to include the scene in the film and notes that even Chris Redfield actor Robbie Amell was interested in filming the scene. Unfortunately, it couldn’t work in the film, but Roberts is hoping a future film in the Reboot series could capture the scene.
Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City
“Robbie has such a great sense of humor and it was just like, ‘Oh man. We have to bring that in somehow, ‘”Roberts told IGN. “We never figured out how to get it to work, and I can only hope that somewhere in this new vision of the Resident Evil world that it all leads to this great Chapter 10, whatever it is of Resident Evil, Robbie hits his way through a boulder. This is how we end our epic Resident Evil world. “
A sequel to Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City has yet to give the green light. Even so, Roberts has plenty of ideas about where the reboot live-action series could lead, including what could bring the next game in the series to the big screen. For more information on this, check out our interview with Roberts, where we dive into the ending of the movie and more.
Taylor is the Associate Tech Editor at IGN. You can follow her on Twitter @TayNixster