New Resident Evil Live-Action Series Releases Spooky Posters

This summer, a brand new live-action resident Evil series, based on the best-selling horror video game series, is coming to Netflix. Now, fan excitement for the new series is only growing, as Netflix announced the fast approaching release date with a trio of teaser posters. The new series will arrive on the streamer on July 14.

The video game franchise is set in a world where Umbrella Corporation, a pharmaceutical company, has created a biological weapon known as the T-virus, designed to turn people into zombies. Many game entries in the franchise follow characters in and from the fictional Raccoon City, which has become ground zero for the zombie outbreak. The new Netflix series will follow Jade Wesker, the daughter of Albert Wesker, a recurring antagonist in the video game series, as she struggles to survive in a world overrun by the Infected while searching for her missing sister and uncovering the his father’s connection to the Umbrella. Company.

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The trio of teaser posters give a little taste of what fans can expect to see in the new series. In the first, of course, is a vial of the T-virus, the thing that kicks off the plot and starts turning people into zombies. The second has a Joy pill, an antidepressant made by the Umbrella Corporation, covered in blood. The third poster simply has the new resident Evil logo made for the series covered in blood, a sign of what is surely to come in the series.

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Many of the characters featured in the series are being kept under wraps, to surprise fans of the game. But, we do know one major casting tidbit: Lance Reddick will play Albert Wesker. Reddick will be joined by Ella Balinska, Smart Tamara, Siena Agudong, Adeline Rodolphe, Paola Nunez, Ahad Raza Mir, Connor Gossattiand Turlough Convery.

This series is not the first attempt to adapt the video game franchise. There have been six previous films by Paul W.S. Anderson and featuring Milla Jovovich, and in 2021, a new live-action film, Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, has been freed. There have also been a number of animated films based on the video game series. However, it looks like none of the above will be tied to this new Netflix series.

by Netflix resident Evil was created by Andrew Dabbwho has long served as producer and showrunner on Supernatural. Dabb serves as showrunner, executive producer, and writer for the new series. Marie Lea Sutton also served in a dual role on the series as executive producer and writer. Other executive producers include Robert Külzer and Olivier Berben by Constantin Film and Martin Moszkowicz serves as a producer.

resident Evil premieres on Netflix on July 14. Check out the posters below:

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