Resident Evil is one of the most known multi-media franchises ever. Known in Japan as Biohazard, the franchise started with the original Resident Evil video game in 1996. Since then, the franchise spawned numerous video games, movies, novels, comics, and other merchandise. The franchise also spawned animated series, but never a live-action series, until now.
Netflix revealed that the first-ever live-action series set in the Resident Evil franchise will officially premiere on July 14, 2022. Netflix also revealed the first teaser posters. You can check them out below. So now, we are waiting for the official trailer.
“The year 2036 – 14 years after a deadly virus caused a global apocalypse, Jade Wesker fights for survival in a world overrun by the blood-thirsty infected and insane creatures. In this absolute carnage, Jade is haunted by her past in New Raccoon City, by her father’s chilling connections to the Umbrella Corporation but mostly by what happened to her sister, Billie.” — Resident Evil Netflix Series, official synopsis
The 8-episode series is starring Lance Reddick, Ella Balinska, Tamara Smart, Siena Agudong, Adeline Rudolph, Paola Nuñez, Ahad Raza Mir, Connor Gossatti, and Turlough Convery.
Resident Evil TV series is set to premiere on July 14, 2022, exclusively on Netflix.