Monday, February 3, 2020

Resident Evil Netflix TV Series to Begin Production in June

According to latest reports, Resident Evil Netflix series adaptation will be starting production this June.

Back in 2019, Deadline reported of a brand-new Resident Evil TV series adaptation being in development for online streaming mogul Netflix, in association with the German distribution and production company Constantin Films.

After years of rumor and speculations, a project is finally going forward this year by starting pre-production in April and then begins filming in June through October for a possible 2021 world premiere, according to reports.

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Resident Evil Netflix TV Series to Begin Production in June

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A fan site named Redanian Intelligence that previously revealed information on Netflix's The Witcher show before it arrived and afterwards, has discovered a production entry for Resident Evil series as well as some key details.

Apparently, Netflix is planning for eight episode season and each of them are 60-minutes in length. This structure has become a set standard for many of their popular original shows these days and people seem to have no problem with it.

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Contrary to live-action films being shot in Canada and Mexico, production will be set in South Africa for most part. After a few months of post-production, a spring 2021 release is likely to happen if there is no need for re-shoots.

Constantin Films has previously backed RE movie franchise but they have no plans to canonically connect film adaptation to upcoming series other than basic plot concepts of nefarious Umbrella Corporation and their illegal operations.

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Another report claimed that impending show will feature and focus around daughters of renowned series antagonist Albert Wesker. However, currently there is no official announcement to confirm that claim to be true.

Original report that came out last year stated that Resident Evil Netflix series will try to put together all signature aspects of survival horror, many iconic action sequences and even Easter Eggs to appeal to legion of hardcore-fans.