Netflix Reveals Sneak Peek At Upcoming Resident Evil Series

Netflix has revealed a sneak peek at (one of its) upcoming Resident Evil series. The streaming giant has shown off two still images for their upcoming new animated series Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness.

Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness was first revealed at the Tokyo Game Show in September.  It will be an CG animation series that closely resembles animated movies Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Damnation and Resident Evil: Vendetta.

Claire from new Resident Evil Netflix show
Credit: Netflix

Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is produced by TMS Entertainment with executive producer Hiroyuki Kobabyashi, who has produced previous animated instalments. It will star Resident Evil series veterans Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield, and will exclusive to Netflix.

Just this week Netflix has revealed two new still images of the fan-favourite protagonists on Twitter, also confirming that Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness will be canon to the survival horror video game series.

Leon from new Resident Evil Netflix show
Credit: Netflix

On Twitter the post read “When biohazards run wild, only a pair of veteran zombie slayers can get the job done.

Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness will release on Netflix in 2021.  However it’s not the only new series based within the Resident Evil universe coming next year, because we are also being treated to a Resident Evil live-action series.

The Resident Evil live-action series will tell the story of two 14-year old Wesker twins, Billie and Jade.  It will focus on two timelines, one that takes us back to the T-Virus outbreak of the mid-90’s and the other jumps ten years into the future.

In the future timeline only 15 million humans remain on earth, but the virus has also created more than 6 million mutated monsters.

Box art for Resident Evil Village
Credit: Capcom

Next year we will also see the eighth main-entry in the video game series with Resident Evil Village, which follows on from the story of Resident Evil 7 and its protagonist Ethan Winters.  Resident Evil Village will release for PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

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Featured Image Credit: Netflix