Netflix has officially announced a Resident Evil episodic series coming in 2021.
Netflix announced Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, an animated Resident Evil series featuring Leon and Claire at Tokyo Games Show 2020. At the Capcom TGS Live Stream 2020, Series executive producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi announced that Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, a CGI series will be coming on Netflix in 2021.
The series will feature Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield as its lead characters. Netflix describes the series as,
“Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is scheduled for a global launch in 2021 exclusively on Netflix. Three years after 2017’s CG film Resident Evil: Vendetta, technology has further evolved, creating the groundwork for a new series in unprecedented full 3DCG animation. Since the first game was released in 1996 on Sony PlayStation, the Resident Evil series is nearing its 25th anniversary. With the series continuing to evolve even now, a new title carves itself into the series’ history. This new series will be produced and supervised by Capcom’s Hiroyuki Kobayashi, who is responsible for bringing numerous titles in the Resident Evil series into existence. TMS Entertainment, which has birthed various anime series, will produce the series, while Quebico, led by Kei Miyamoto, the producer of Resident Evil: Vendetta, will be in charge of the full 3DCG animation production. This will be a horror-action series based around the stories of the two popular characters, Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield. By adding suspense into dynamic action scenes, this series will reveal a Resident Evil world unlike anything seen before.“
Netflix also posted a teaser trailer for its upcoming series on its youtube channel, So here it is,
The trailer’s official logline reads, “Based on the Capcom video game franchise, Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is a horror series with a sci-fi twist. Coming 2021 only on Netflix.“