Only 24 hours after they released the first teaser trailer for the upcoming Resident Evil live-action series, Netflix immediately released the second teaser, giving us new footage on the first-ever live-action series based on the popular video game franchise.
You can check the second teaser down below:
“The Year 2036 – 14 years after a deadly virus caused a global apocalypse. Jade Wesker fights for survival in a world overrun by the blood-thirsty infected and insane creatures. In this absolute carnage, Jade is haunted by her past in New Raccoon City, by her father’s chilling connections to the Umbrella Corporation but mostly by what happened to her sister, Billie.” — Resident Evil, official synopsis
Resident Evil is one of the most known franchises. Known in Japan as Biohazard, the franchise started with the original Resident Evil video game in 1996. After that, six main games and countless bonus games were released. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard was released in 2017. Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3 remakes were released in 2019 and 2020, respectively. Resident Evil Village was released in May 2021. The franchise has spawned numerous video games, movies, novels, comics, and other merchandise, it has spawned animated series, but never a live-action series, until now.
The Resident Evil series will consist of 8 episodes. It is starring Lance Reddick, Ella Balinska, Tamara Smart, Siena Agudong, Adeline Rudolph, Paola Nuñez, Ahad Raza Mir, Connor Gossatti, and Turlough Convery.
Resident Evil TV series is set to premiere on July 14, 2022, exclusively on Netflix.