Netflix is on a roll with online game variations. With the success of each Castlevania and The Witcher, and the newly introduced Assassin’s Creed live-action sequence, it appears to be like like that gaming enjoyable is simply getting began. While we have recognized in regards to the upcoming Resident Evil sequence for awhile now from the parents over at Netflix, together with a full synopsis leak, the corporate simply shared a brand new take a look at what followers of the long-lasting horror franchise can anticipate.
“When biohazards run wild, only a pair of veteran zombie slayers can get the job done,” reads the social media caption alongside the nonetheless reveal. Netflix additionally states that this will probably be set inside the canon of Capcom’s universe and that it will likely be arriving someday subsequent yr.
The above stills showcase a baby-faced Leon, which isn’t an unwelcome sight. The youthful characters provide a extra present-day narrative, which is an fascinating pivot from Netflix’s live-action Resident Evil sequence, which can also be within the works.
According to the present’s official synopsis for the live-action take (whereas we await extra details about Infinite Darkness):
Building on some of the in style, greatest promoting survival horror video video games of all time, Resident Evil will inform a model new story throughout two timelines:
In the primary timeline, fourteen-year-old sisters Jade and Billie Wesker are moved to New Raccoon City. A manufactured, company city, pressured on them proper as adolescence is in full swing. But the extra time they spend there, the extra they arrive to comprehend that the city is greater than it appears and their father could also be concealing darkish secrets and techniques. Secrets that might destroy the world.
Cut to the second timeline, effectively over a decade into the long run: there are lower than fifteen million folks left on Earth. And greater than six billion monsters — folks 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.
Netflix revealed our first official take a look at the brand new animated Resident Evil present earlier this month with a trailer that may be seen on the prime of the article. While attractive, the trailer did not actually give out numerous data, which is sensible provided that it’s a teaser. Still, the “horror series with a sci-fi twist” appears to be like interesting. Animated additionally appears to be the way in which to go together with an adaptation similar to this, however solely time will inform how this present fares when paired up in opposition to Netflix’s many different tasks.
What do you consider Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness and its reveal? Are you excited to see Claire and Leon again as soon as extra, or do you assume it is time for a brand new narrative? Sound off along with your ideas within the remark part under!