Netflix has released a teaser for its upcoming Resident Evil live-action TV series, based on Capcom’s hit resident Evil video games. The show will have “the best of Resident Evil DNA,” Netflix said in a press release, including badass heroines, a battle for survival, both new and familiar creatures, and a mystery to solve. . We see a vial of what looks like blood, a pill marked “joy” on a yellow background, and some bubbles of blood in a third image. So far: no zombies.
Netflix first announced the series in August 2020 and said it would run on two schedules, one with sisters Jade and Billie Wesker (fans will recognize that last name) moving to the city of New Raccoon as a teenager, and another in the years to come. , with Jade and others trying to survive in a zombie-ridden Earth. Here is the official connection from Netflix:
Year 2036 – 14 years after a deadly virus caused a global apocalypse, Jade Wesker struggles for survival in a world overrun by infected and crazed bloodthirsty creatures. In this absolute carnage, Jade is haunted by her past in New Raccoon City, by her father’s chilling ties to the Umbrella Corporation, but most importantly by what happened to her sister, Billie.
The eight-episode series stars Lance Reddick as Albert Wesker, Ella Balinska, Tamara Smart, Siena Agudong, Adeline Rudolph and Paola Nuñez and is produced by Constantin Film, who also produced the Resident Evil films starring Milla Jovovich. . It debuts on Netflix on July 14.