Ahead of its premiere on Netflix on Thursday July 14, 2022the Serie Resident Evil, the first live-action series based on the popular video gamereaches the final stretch of the marketing campaign, this time presenting a promotional clip in the center of which is a character that will be recognized by fans of the video game: the zombie dog, Cerebrus.
The promo, which proves that “not all dogs are friendly,” and once again offers glimpses of the horror, apocalyptic mayhem, and intensity that are about to be revealed to the audience, is found at the end of the story.
Meanwhile, we tell you that the series has Andrew Dabb as showrunner, writer, and executive producerwhich he hopes will “feel like they’ve taken ‘all the games and mixed them up.'”
The series, set in development in January 2019, It has a cast made up of Lance Reddick (John Wick) as Albert Wesker, Ella Balinska (Charlie’s Angels), Tamara Smart (Artemis Foul), Siena Agudong (F9), Adeline Rudolphand the Mexican Paola Nunez (The Purge, Queen of the South). Ahad Raza Mir, Connor Gossattiy Turlough Convery (Belfast, Killing Eve), are part of the supporting cast.
Resident Evil It consists of 8 episodes of 60 minutes each. Bronwen Hughes (The Walking Dead) directs and is the executive producer alongside Dabb.
The plot, set in the year 2036, is described as follows:
“In the first timeline, fourteen-year-old sisters Jade and Billie Wesker move to New Raccoon City. A manufactured corporate town, forced upon them just as adolescence was in full swing. But the more time they spend there, the more they realize that the city is more than meets the eye and that their father may be hiding dark secrets. Secrets that could destroy the world.
“Cut to the second timeline, more than a decade in the future: there are fewer than fifteen million people left on Earth. And more than six billion monsters: people and animals infected with the T-virus. Jade, now thirty years old, struggles to survive in this New World, while the secrets of her past, about her sister, her father and herself, continue to haunt her.“.
The promo clip below: