Resident Evil has had a fairly sturdy run as of late, with Resident Evil 7: Biohazard and Resident Evil Village pushing the franchise ahead, whereas remakes like Resident Evil 2 and three convey the previous to life in electrifying methods. Now, Netflix is able to additional broaden the attain of Capcom’s standard gaming franchise with a brand new live-action sequence.
The official reveal comes greater than a 12 months and a half after an initial report surfaced that the challenge was within the works. Then, earlier this 12 months, an outline of what the sequence may concentrate on leaked. This morning, Netflix tweeted out a really transient synopsis, in addition to a photograph of the script of the primary episode, titled “Welcome to New Raccoon Metropolis.”
The primary season will function eight one-hour episodes, with Supernatural author Andrew Dabb operating the present. Bronwen Hughes, whose directorial credit embody single episodes of Breaking Unhealthy, Burn Discover, and Higher Name Saul, will direct the primary two episodes.
When the Wesker children transfer to New Raccoon Metropolis, the secrets and techniques they uncover would possibly simply be the tip of every part. Resident Evil, a brand new stay motion sequence based mostly on Capcom’s legendary survival horror franchise, is coming to Netflix. pic.twitter.com/XWh5XYxklD
— NX (@NXOnNetflix) August 27, 2020
There may be presently no data on when the sequence would possibly start streaming on Netflix’s service.
[Source: NX on Twitter]