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Netflix confirms ‘Resident Evil’ live-action TV series

Netflix has revealed that it will likely be releasing its live-action Resident Evil TV sequence and shared some behind-the-scenes particulars.

After a lot hypothesis, the streaming platform has agreed to a sequence of eight hour-long episodes based mostly on the favored survival horror online game franchise.

Andrew Dabb (Supernatural) will function showrunner, and Bronwen Hughes (The Strolling Useless) will executive-produce and direct the primary two episodes.

The sequence is described as a brand-new story unfold throughout two completely different timelines: “Within the first timeline, fourteen-year-old sisters Jade and Billie Wesker are moved to New Raccoon Metropolis. A manufactured, company city, pressured on them proper as adolescence is in full swing.

However the extra time they spend there, the extra they arrive to appreciate that the city is greater than it appears and their father could also be concealing darkish secrets and techniques.

Resident Evil VII
Resident Evil VII: Biohazard. Credit score: Capcom

“Secrets and techniques that would destroy the world … Reduce to the second timeline, nicely over a decade into the long run: there are lower than fifteen million individuals left on Earth. And greater than six billion monsters — individuals and animals contaminated with the T-virus. Jade, now thirty, struggles to outlive on this New World, whereas the secrets and techniques from her previous — about her sister, her father and herself — proceed to hang-out her.”

In a press release, Dabb stated: “Resident Evil is my favourite recreation of all time, I’m extremely excited to inform a brand new chapter on this superb story and convey the first-ever Resident Evil sequence to Netflix members around the globe.

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“For each kind of Resident Evil fan, together with these becoming a member of us for the primary time, the sequence might be full with plenty of outdated buddies, and a few issues (bloodthirsty, insane issues) individuals have by no means seen earlier than.”

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