It's time to grab your favorite zombie killing weapon while Netflix heads to New Raccoon City. On August 27, the streaming service confirmed via Twitter that they were shooting resident Evil Video game into a live action series. Unlike the films that followed the game's protagonist, Alice (played by Milla Jovovich), the eight-episode series focuses on an entirely new story about the daughters of game antagonist Albert Wesker. Don't worry if you are concerned that the show will capture the essence of the game. it is run by former Supernatural Showrunner Andrew Dabb.
"I'm incredibly excited to tell a new chapter in this amazing story and bring the first ever resident Evil Series on Netflix, "Dabb said in a statement diversity. "For every kind of resident Evil Fan, including those who join us for the first time, the series will be complete with a lot of old friends, and some things (bloodthirsty, crazy things) people have never seen. “There will be at least two timelines on the show, one where Jade and Billie Wesker are teenagers and one where Billie is in their thirties. So there's no telling what characters from the game we'll see there is no casting information or release dates but hopefully they don't keep us waiting.
The 8 x 1-hour episode season will be directed by Andrew Dabb (Supernatural), Bronwen Hughes (The Walking Dead, The Journey is the Destination) will direct the first two episodes.
– NX (@NXOnNetflix) August 27, 2020