Official trailer and release date of the Netflix series on Resident Evil

The official trailer of Resident Evil, a live action series based on the famous Capcom videogame franchise, has been released online. A completely original story, designed specifically for Netflix, which has already created some debates on the net among the historical fans of the saga.

The trailer for the Netflix series on Resident Evil

Resident Evil - Netflix

Set between 2022 and 20236, Resident Evil tells the adventures of Jade Wesker, daughter of longtime nemesis Albert Wesker. Haunted by her past in New Raccoon City, her father’s chilling connections to the Umbrella Corporation but most of all by what happened to her sister, Billie, Jade must fight for survival in a world overrun by bloodthirsty infected and crazy creatures.

The series will consist of eight episodes lasting sixty minutes each. Andrew Dabb (Supernatural), while Bronwen Hughes (The Walking Dead, The Journey Is the Destination) will direct the first 2 episodes.

Lance Reddick will take on the role of Albert Wesker, actor seen in Fringe and John Wick. In the cast also Ella Balinska, Tamara Smart, Siena Agudong, Adeline Rudolph, Paola Nuñez, Ahad Raza Mir, Connor Gossatti and Turlough Convery. Resident Evil will arrive on Netflix on July 14th.

This is the second Netflix TV project after Resident Evil Infinite DarknessCGI series with Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield, whose roles faithfully follow what was seen in the videogame remake from Resident Evil 2released from Capcom in 2019. A new film was also released in 2021, Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon Citywhich has not met with great acclaim from critics and audiences.

The Netflix series was announced in 2020, only to have been postponed due to the Covid emergency.

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