Netflix has had somewhat of a love affair with games to TV series conversion of late. The Castlevania animated series is one of the highest quality shows you’ll find on the service and holds back no punches when it comes to the subject matter., which is good news for fans of the games. The other series we’re all well aware of is The Witcher series that has Superman star, Henry Cavill, played Geralt that is currently in production. Now it’s time for the next big thing – a Resident Evil series.
According to reports from Deadline Netflix is working on a scripted series that comes from the same German company who produced the original movie series and that this series will expand on the mythology in the
No one is commenting but I hear the plan is for the series to expand the Resident Evil universe and deepen the exiting mythology. I hear the series will keep the basic premise, which also served as a setup for the movie franchise. 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. While the project is in early stages, the series is expected to incorporate all of Resident Evil’s signature elements, including action sequences and “easter eggs.”
With all the influx of Resident Evil love, thanks to the Resident Evil 2 remake that launched today, the timing could not be better. Now we just need to wait for that official announcement from Netflix and all will be good.