The zombie outbreak is on its way now. So take whatever you can and run towards that remote to ‘Netflix and Chill’. The online streaming giant has decided to bring the hit action-horror franchise to T.V now. There have been video game sequels, novels, and movies of this famous franchise. And following their success, production house ‘Constantin Germany’ decided to take responsibility for creating a new project. Moreover, they also were the ones to produce the movie series. So let’s see what all the fuss is about. Also, it’ll be a Netflix Original series based on the Capcom game of the same name.
The new Netflix Resident Evil series is a 100% live-action. Though it has originated from video games, comics or novels. Constantin Germany is handling this live-action adaptation of the title.
Over the years the Resident Evil franchise has had many manga adaptations. With Original anime titles on Netflix becoming increasingly popular, it wouldn’t be a stretch that an anime adaption could arrive eventually.
Even the fans are pretty excited about this adaptation. As there have been rumours surrounding the series popping up for the past 2 years which pissed-off many people. It was recently confirmed that the series was coming to Netflix though it all started as a hoax online.
Release Date & Cast
The season 1 of this original series is due out in 2021 on Netflix. There is a long list for potential candidates to be a part of the series. They might also include characters like Alice, Jill Valentine, Leon S. Kennedy, Ada Wong, Axeman, Claire Redfield, Albert Wesker, K-Mart, Luther West, etc. However, we have no news as to who will play these characters.
Netflix has not released any trailer or teaser for this original series. However, if you want to know more about what you can expect from this series.
Clearfield, MD is the new location in this universe, which till now largely took place in Raccoon City, Midwest. In early 2020, Netflix’s Media site listed an official story description for the series (although it has since been removed). It informed us about what could be considered as the plot for the series.
The town of Clearfield, MD has been in between the crossfire of three superpowers – the Umbrella Corporation, the decommissioned Greenwood Asylum, and Washington, D.C. Today, 26 years after the discovery of the T-Virus, there are signs of the first outbreak. So its time for them to reveal all their secrets.