Netflix launched teaser artwork for its upcoming Resident Evil live-action tv collection, primarily based on Capcom’s in style Resident Evil video video games. The present could have “the best of the Resident Evil DNA,” Netflix stated in a information release, together with bad-ass heroines, a battle for survival, creatures each new and acquainted, and a thriller to be solved. We see a vial of what seems like blood, a capsule marked “joy” set in opposition to a yellow backdrop, and a few bubbles of blood in a 3rd picture. So far: no zombies.
Netflix first announced the series in August 2020 and stated it might happen throughout two timelines, one with sisters Jade and Billie Wesker (followers will acknowledge that final title), who transfer to New Raccoon metropolis as youngsters, and one other set years sooner or later, with Jade and others attempting to outlive in a zombie-devastated Earth. Here’s Netflix’s official logline:
Year 2036 – 14 years after a lethal virus prompted a world apocalypse, Jade Wesker fights for survival in a world overrun by the blood-thirsty contaminated and insane creatures. In this absolute carnage, Jade is haunted by her previous in New Raccoon City, by her father’s chilling connections to the Umbrella Corporation however largely by what occurred to her sister, Billie.
The eight-episode collection stars Lance Reddick as Albert Wesker, Ella Balinska, Tamara Smart, Siena Agudong, Adeline Rudolph, and Paola Nuñez and is produced by Constantin Film, which additionally produced the Resident Evil movies starring Milla Jovovich. It debuts on Netflix July 14th.