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Watch the First Teaser Trailer For This Crowd-Funded Resident Evil Fan Film

A beret-wearing woman walking through a darkened hallway, holding a shotgun.

Short Resident Evil fan-film The Keeper’s Diary: A Biohazard Story, has its first teaser trailer and its looking pretty excellent. There’s no Milla Jovovich but quality wise it looks to be on a par with Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City.

Granted, this is just a teaser trailer, not even the full-on trailer, but it’s definitely got our attention. It takes its title from the Keeper’s Diary, a document found in the first game. When you, as either Chris or Jill, stumble across the diary, you read an account of the Keeper, who minded Spencer Mansion’s dogs, slowly becoming a zombie. It’s a chilling little piece of micro-fiction, letting you inside the head of the undead.

Though, as the team behind it point out, it’s not to be confused with The Keeper, a fan-series that’s currently in the works. Both The Keeper and The Keeper’s Diary will be airing on the Residence Of Evil fan network. Confused? We don’t blame you.

But, based on the trailer, this short film could be one to look forward to. Crowd funded via IndieGoGo, it’s directed by Andrew Saullo, who’s produced several videos for Residence of Evil. It also features Charlie Kraslavsky, who played Chris Redfield in the original game’s live-action segment, as the Keeper.

The teaser reminds us of Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon City. It has that same straight-to-video look which, given its limited budget is no bad thing. You can check the teaser out above, with a full trailer to follow later. While it doesn’t have a solid release date it’ll land some time between Q4 2023 and Q1 2024. Filming has wrapped on the short but, right now, it’s looking like the latter.

If you want to keep up with The Keeper’s Diary: A Biohazard story, you can follow the fan-film’s official Twitter account.

Weekend Editor // Chris has been gaming since the days of the Acorn Electron, which was allegedly purchased to 'help him with his homework'. You can probably guess how well that went. He’ll tackle most genres – football titles aside – though he has a taste for games that that are post-apocalyptic, horror-oriented or thought provoking in nature.