Resident Evil series is planning to come up with a massive collaboration with Netflix. The franchise is in the process of making Netflix Original series Residential Evil. The franchise beginning in 1996 has spawned numerous video game sequels, novels, and a popular movie franchise. It’s still growing active with the fan base although the rumours haven’t been confirmed yet.
We can expect some confirmation or updates till late this year; We might get the show by 2021 too. There are also rumours going around about the possible Resident Evil 3 video-game remake.
There is a huge no. of characters that the company will have to cast. The timeline that will begin for the series is up for debate as that will determine which characters may or may not be used. So there is not a sing actor cast yet, but as soon as the story gets fixed, we can see the list growing. Till now Johannes Roberts has been hired to write and direct a potential feature Resident Evil reboot with a new cast. Constantin Germany will be handling the production.
The Evil Plot
Rumours are to plan for the series to expand the Resident Evil universe and deepen the existing mythology. The drama series will explore the dark inner workings of the Umbrella Corporation and the new world order caused by the outbreak of the T-virus. We may see characters such as Albert Wesker, James Marcus, William Birkin, and Oswell Spencer fleshed out.
The Residential Evil movie series started back in 2002. It had six instalments in total that also have the video games to their names as well. Paul W. S. Anderson was behind the six-movie series, which starred Milla Jovovich and wrapped in 2016 with Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. It’s also been the highest-grossing video game based movie earning around $1.2 billion.