Resident Evil series at Netflix is finally in works and could premiere very soon on the streaming service. The upcoming Resident Evil TV show will be based on the Capcom games of the same name which has been made into several video game sequels, novels and the popular movie franchise.
Resident Evil series was announced in January 2019 and the first official details are out now. Here is everything you need to know on the Resident Evil series release date, cast, plot spoilers, connection with movies and games along with live-action or anime details.
Resident Evil Netflix Series Release Date
Resident Evil Netflix series will start the pre-production work in April 2020 and the main filming will take place between June to October 2020. Constantin Germany is the production for the show and Resident Evil series will be filmed in South Africa. It has been reported that Resident Evil will premiere on Netflix in early 2021 with a possible trailer released before this year ends.
The long rumored Netflix Resident Evil series will begin pre-production in April. The series will follow Albert Wesker half-sister and daughter, with filming taking place in South Africa. pic.twitter.com/MhAAcX4Evp
— The Nerf Report (@thenerfreport) February 3, 2020
Resident Evil Series Cast, Plot Spoilers and Movie/Game Connection
Resident Evil series is said to have the following synopsis, “The town of Clearfield, MD has long stood in the shadow of three seemingly unrelated behemoths – the Umbrella Corporation, the decommissioned Greenwood Asylum, and Washington, D.C. Today, twenty-six years after the discovery of the T-Virus, secrets held by the three will start to be revealed at the first signs of an outbreak.”
It has finally been confirmed that a Netflix adaptation of Resident Evil is in the works. Attached is a description taken from Netflix's Media Center. See also a WaybackMachine archive of the search result we took a few minutes ago:https://t.co/sAtmqupwuV pic.twitter.com/wmPgoLtafI
— Resident Evil Wiki (@RE_Wiki) February 7, 2020
Although Netflix removed the description after posting it online, one thing is confirmed that the Resident Evil series will act as a sort of prequel to movies and follow the events before. All the media franchise in Resident Evil Universe is kind of connected and so even the show will follow the same. As for the Resident Evil cast, nothing has been confirmed and there are only a few fan-casts floating on the internet.
Resident Evil Series Live-Action or Anime?
Resident Evil series it Netflix is confirmed to be live-action as the production studio Constantin Germany has only handled show based on real actors. While there are also reports of several anime shows based on Resident Evil games, those projects are entirely different. Resident Evil live action series at Netflix will be coming up very soon and fans all over the world are really excited about it.