RESIDENT EVIL: INFINITE DARKNESS marks the final installment of the popular video game franchise. Here’s everything you need to know about the new series, including the Netflix release date, cast, trailers, and more.
The iconic computer game Resident Evil first launched in 1996. It continued to spawn a franchise of popular sequels, films, comics, novels, and more. As the gruesome Japanese franchise approaches its 25th anniversary, fans will be getting a new TV series. Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness will air on Netflix and Express.co.uk will stop its new show.
Netflix Release Date
Streaming platform Netflix has not announced Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness release date. But the service has confirmed that the series will be released in 2021.
The show will be reduced by one sentence at a time next year, with all episodes arriving for viewers to watch. Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness will be a CGI anime, not live-action, that pays homage to its video game origins. Netflix has announced that Capcom’s Hiroyuki Kobayashi, who has helped bring other Resident Evil projects to life, will produce and control Infinite Darkness.
Role details haven’t been confirmed for the new series, but Netflix says famous characters such as Leon C. Kennedy and Claire Redfield will appear. The name can be attached immediately to the project. To date, there have been six films about Resident Evil, all of which were written and produced by Paul W. Anderson and most importantly with Mila Jovovich as Alice. including Sienna Gilori, Oded Fer, and Ali Larter.
What will happen In The Series?
There’s no word on the plot of this new series yet. Even so, Netflix calls Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness a “horror series with a scientific twist”. While the streamer was teasing: “By adding suspense to the dynamic action scenes, the series will unveil a world of Resident Evil like never seen before.” The new series will likely honor its origins, and fans will see references to previous titles in the franchise.
Yes, Netflix released a trailer in September 2020 announcing that the show was in the works. In the CGI teaser, a character shines a torch in the dark in an abandoned haunted house.
The trailer continues to look like Claire as she enters the house, only to be greeted by strange noises as bats flypast to her and frightened her. But it happens to a strange row of metal cylinders on the floor before she enters the stumbling corpse.