It is time to go well with up and seize your favourite zombie-killing weapon as Netflix is heading to New Raccoon Metropolis. On Aug. 27, the streaming service confirmed through Twitter that they are turning the Resident Evil online game right into a live-action collection. In contrast to the movies, which adopted the sport’s protagonist Alice (performed by Milla Jovovich), the eight-episode collection will concentrate on a wholly new story in regards to the daughters of game-antagonist Albert Wesker. Should you’re nervous in regards to the present capturing the essence of the sport, don’t be concerned; it’s going to be helmed by former Supernatural showrunner Andrew Dabb.
“I am extremely excited to inform a brand new chapter on this superb story and produce the primary ever Resident Evil collection to Netflix,” Dabb mentioned in an announcement to Selection. “For each kind of Resident Evil fan, together with these becoming a member of us for the primary time, the collection will probably be full with a number of outdated pals, and a few issues (bloodthirsty, insane issues) folks have by no means seen earlier than.” There will probably be at the very least two timelines seen within the present, one the place Jade and Billie Wesker are youngsters and one the place Billie is in her 30s, so there is no telling which characters from the sport we’ll see. There’s at present no casting data or launch date, however hopefully they will not hold us ready lengthy.
The eight x 1 hour episode season will probably be helmed by Andrew Dabb (Supernatural), Bronwen Hughes (The Strolling Lifeless, The Journey Is the Vacation spot) will direct the primary two episodes.- NX (@NXOnNetflix) August 27, 2020