resident, evil, retribution

Resident Evil turns the Hearn into a Soviet Zombieland

Abandoned since 1995, the Richard L. Hearn Generating Station has slowly deteriorated into the stuff of a Hollywood set-designer's dreams. Its rusty corridors and abandoned control rooms just scream zombie-movie, so it's not much of a surprise that the latest offering in the Resident Evil franchise is currently in production at the old power station.

Outfitted with Cold War-era Soviet iconography, missile silos, and bombs, the set is probably the most promising thing about the movie in question. I suspect that it's at least somewhat dangerous shooting such a large production at the Hearn, but the filmmakers sure have the whole spooky atmosphere thing down pat.

PHOTOS

resident, evil, retributionresident, evil, retributionresident, evil, retributionresident, evil, retributionresident, evil, retributionresident, evil, retributionresident, evil, retributionresident, evil, retributionresident, evil, retributionresident, evil, retributionresident, evil, retributionresident, evil, retributionresident, evil, retribution

Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Film

Simu Liu is being called out by fans for problematic old social media posts

Schitt's Creek reunion goes off the rails at 2021 Emmys and the videos are hilarious

The best movies at the Toronto International Film Festival you might have missed

TIFF announces award winning movies for 2021

5 movies that could win the People's Choice Award at TIFF 2021

Long-overdue 8-part docuseries on Black Canadian history is finally being made

Toronto could start charging for film permits after years of offering them for free

Sequel to the movie Twins starring Tracy Morgan as the triplet announced in Toronto