In addition to a brand new animated series set within the Resident Evil universe, Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, Netflix has a second, live-action series within the works. That series, which remains to be untitled, is now in manufacturing, Netflix revealed throughout Friday’s Geeked Week stream. More importantly, Netflix revealed the present’s solid, together with the actor will likely be portraying Resident Evil villain Albert Wesker: It’s Lance Reddick.
Reddick could greatest recognized for his performing work within the John Wick motion pictures and tv series The Wire and in Fringe. Video sport followers additionally know him as the voice of Commander Zavala in Destiny and Sylens in Horizon Zero Dawn.
Netflix rounded out its casting announcement with 5 extra names: Ella Balinska, Tamara Smart, Siena Agudong, Adeline Rudolph, and Paola Nunez.
Written by Andrew Dabb (Supernatural), the brand new live-action Resident Evil series will happen in two distinct timelines, and observe a pair of characters: Jade Wesker and Billie Wesker. (Presumably, the daughters of Wesker.) Netflix has greenlighted eight hourlong episodes of the brand new Resident Evil series. Bronwen Hughes (The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad) will executive-produce and direct the primary two episodes. The present comes from Constantin Film, the corporate behind the Resident Evil movie franchise starring Milla Jovovich.