Report: Netflix will continue streak of video game series with Resident Evil
Friday January 25, 2019. 02:26 AM , from Ars Technica
Enlarge / This logo is from one of the series' video games; there's no telling what logo may come from an eventual Netflix take on the series. (credit: Capcom)
Hours before the newest Resident Evil video game reaches PCs and game consoles, a report has linked the zombie-horror franchise to relatively new territory: a deal with Netflix.
Deadline has what appears to be a very early scoop on the news. Reporter Nellie Andreeva firmly claimed on Thursday that the horror series is 'coming to television' and that Netflix has claimed it as a 'global original,' courtesy of German film and TV production company Constantin Film.
If that name doesn't sound familiar, it's the company responsible for all six live-action Resident Evil films released between 2002 and 2016. Each film starred Milla Jovovich, and while the 2016 entry was subtitled 'The Final Chapter' and was formally described as the film series' finale, its events left a sizable hole in the plot to make room for a follow-up story.
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