Netflix has dropped two trailers for its future Resident Evil Television present, which appears to be to throw us into the foreseeable future of the horror series’ universe as we’re transported to New Raccoon Metropolis.
The swift 1-minute trailer introduces us to Resi frequent Albert Wesker (played right here by Lance Reddick), who now has two daughters: Billie (Seina Agudong) and Jade (Tamara Good). Points commence very utopian with the introduction of New Raccoon Town in the existing working day, where by citizens do yoga in the streets and drink from bottles stamped with the Umbrella emblem. But points quickly deteriorate when the time skips from 2022 to London in 2036. Listed here we see Billie and Jade seeking to endure what appears to be like an even grimier model of 28 Times Later on.
There’s astonishingly few overt Resident Evil sport references in this fast trailer. There are glimpses of what could be acquainted monsters a split next of what seems like a licker, a monster in a tank that could perhaps be a tyrant, and – of course – a zombie puppy. But the hints to this remaining a right Resident Evil task are refined, these kinds of as a crimson umbrella in a sea of black ones.
Nonetheless, that teaser is just the initially of two. An supplemental, more monster-packed teaser can be discovered on the show’s in-universe Umbrella marketing web site. This next teaser trailer introduces us to Wesker’s healthcare job, Joy a pill that can be applied as an antidepressant and target booster. But, shock shock, the drug also has the T-virus. That’s the virus that is liable for quite a few of the Resident Evil games’ monsters, and in subsequent photographs we see not just a good deal of zombies, but also a huge spider, a licker, and a big grub. Umbrella executing organization as common, then.
Resident Evil lands on Netflix on July 14. Till then, you can read our intensive preview about Resident Evil Season 1, which breaks down the trailer and functions new information straight from showrunner Andrew Dabb. For far more, look at out the solid and posters.
Matt Purslow is IGN’s British isles Information and Characteristics Editor.