Netflix is Developing a New Resident Evil TV Series

Right at the heels of the Resident Evil 2 remaster, it's being reported that Netflix is developing a show based on the classic horror games.

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Resident-Evil- Netflix
Resident-Evil- Netflix

After Resident Evil 2’s rave reviews from critics, it’s time for the franchise to head into streaming. As per Deadline’s reports, a new Resident Evil TV show is being developed by none other than Netflix. The streaming service has seemingly taken interest in the franchise and is currently trying to get a showrunner.

Resident Evil Film Franchise
The RE Film Franchise

It has to be noted that the franchise has been adapted into live action in the Milla Jovovich-lead film series. The film franchise lasted 6 movies, with the next one set to be a reboot. However, the Netflix-backed TV series won’t follow in its footsteps. The show will in fact try to explore the mythology of the games, with a similar basic setup as the movies.

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As per reports, the show will “follow the inner workings of the Umbrella Corporation and the new world order caused by the outbreak of the T-virus.” In either case, it’s an interesting move by Netflix. We’ll keep you updated as the story develops.

For more Resident Evil, check out our review of the latest installment here.

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