Netflix dropped a new teaser for its highly anticipated zombie drama series on Thursday resident Evilbased on the popular console game of the same moniker.
The eight-episode series will take place both in the present day, in New Raccoon City in South Africa, and in the future in 2036, following Jade Wesker, who must fight for her survival on a planet ruled by zombies. In addition to confronting the undead, Jade must also consider her past and come to terms with what happened to her sister, 14 years after the apocalypse began.
As confirmed in the teaser, the series is sure to deliver a heavy dose of gaming’s zombie-led horror, complete with gruesome action scenes and a focus on the corruption of the Umbrella Corporation.
The series stars Lance Reddick, Ella Balinska, Tamara Smart, Siena Agudong, Adeline Rudolph and Paola Nuñez. Resident Bad comes from showrunner Andrew Dabb and promises to deliver “the best of Resident Evil Universe DNA – evil heroines, crazy creatures (some new/some familiar), a battle for survival, questions about what it means to be a family, Umbrella Corporation’s greed and corruption; and of course, a deep mystery to unravel.
resident Evil will premiere on Netflix on July 14. Watch the teaser above.
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