1. 4,634

    21
    Front-page
    re.jpg

    According to an exclusive Deadline report, Netflix is giving yet another video game series the TV adaptation treatment. This time it will apparently be Resident Evil, which will be produced by Constantin Film, which is behind all six Resident Evil movies beginning in 2002. However, they are still looking for a showrunner for the adaptation.

    The report notes that "the drama series will explore the dark inner workings of the Umbrella Corporation and the new world order caused by the outbreak of the T-virus. While the project is in early stages, the series is expected to incorporate all of Resident Evil’s signature elements, including action sequences and “easter eggs.”

    While Netflix hasn't confirmed or denied the report, it is not surprising if the company undertakes such an endeavor given that it has already adapted the popular video game series Castlevania and The Witcher is in the works, but the latter is an adaptation of the book rather than the video game.

    Would you like to see a Resident Evil TV series?

    :arrow: SOURCE
     
    DeoNaught, CallmeBerto, Xzi and 2 others like this.
  2. Discussion (21 replies)

  3. x65943

    x65943 the end is nigh, buy doge coin
    Global Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2014
    Messages:
    4,833
    Country:
    United States
    Netflix has put out some really good stuff and some really really terrible stuff

    Their deathnote movie was so bad that I never trust them with this stuff anymore

    Here's to hoping they do it justice
     
    Ericthegreat likes this.
  4. Trash_Bandatcoot

    Trash_Bandatcoot Your Local Random Internet Geek
    Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2018
    Messages:
    1,120
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Why are there so many video game related movies and series?
    Have these companies ran out of ideas?
     
    TomboyGamerXL, Shadowfied and x65943 like this.
  5. x65943

    x65943 the end is nigh, buy doge coin
    Global Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2014
    Messages:
    4,833
    Country:
    United States
    There is a reason why there is a "best original screenplay" award - and that's because most screenplays are not original

    They are almost all derivative

    These guys have never had ideas to start with
     
    Trash_Bandatcoot likes this.
  6. kumikochan

    kumikochan GBAtemp Psycho!
    Member

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2015
    Messages:
    3,750
    Country:
    Belgium
    Why hire the people that made awful resident evil movies ? That i don't get
     
    CORE and RedBlueGreen like this.
  7. deinonychus71

    deinonychus71 GBAtemp Advanced Fan
    Member

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2008
    Messages:
    804
    Country:
    United States
    Haunting of Hills House was amazing.
    Let's see what they do with this ~
     
    eriol33 likes this.
  8. PatrickD85

    PatrickD85 GBAtemp Advanced Fan
    Member

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2012
    Messages:
    845
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Oehhh interesting :) let's hope it will be decent!
     
  9. RLXD

    RLXD Advanced Member
    Newcomer

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2008
    Messages:
    51
    Country:
    Gambia, The
    Next question: Why are there so many animes reinterpreted by hollywood?
    Battle Angel Alita can only end up in a total disaster...
     
  10. Xzi

    Xzi GBAtemp's Resident Plok Expert
    Member

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2013
    Messages:
    11,732
    Country:
    United States
    So I guess this is live-action and not animated? Could go either way quality-wise if that's the case. Can't be worse than The Walking Dead has become, at least.
     
  11. Grmmish

    Grmmish GBAtemp Fan
    Member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2018
    Messages:
    412
    Country:
    United States
    "it will apparently be Resident Evil, which will be produced by Constantin Film, which is behind all six Resident Evil movies beginning in 2002. However, they are still looking for a showrunner for the adaptation."

    That's not a good sign... Don't even light the match, knowing you are giving it to a baby that will burn the house down including theirself. ._. Just stop and walk away.

    Why so many animes in general? They are basically all the same. The same stereotypical annoying characters. The same perverted and annoying content.
    The same crap storytelling by focusing on things that don't matter.
    SOME animes, however, is NOT bad.
    Castlevania wasn't bad at all. Akira wasn't bad. MOST of Death Note wasn't bad. etc...
    But the many throwaway shows people watch/make these days. Just ZzZzZzZzZ yourself to the back door.

    EDIT: Oops. Almost forgot. I do admit the stories usually ARE unique and good. Almost every anime has an awesome idea behind it. Just horribly shown on the screen with all of the stuff mentioned up there.
     
    Last edited by Grmmish, Jan 25, 2019
    ShadowOne333 likes this.
  12. Ericthegreat

    Ericthegreat Not New Member
    Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2008
    Messages:
    3,389
    Country:
    United States
    This.
     
    TomboyGamerXL and x65943 like this.
  13. Exaltys

    Exaltys GBAtemp Fan
    Member

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2009
    Messages:
    473
    Country:
    United States
    Didn't they make a lot of money?
     
  14. chrisrlink

    chrisrlink Has a PhD in dueling
    Member

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2009
    Messages:
    3,793
    Country:
    United States
    hopefully it's not as horrible as the Full metal alchemist movie god forbid even more terrible than that DB movie no one mentions by name among anime fans
     
    x65943 likes this.
  15. Teletron1

    Teletron1 Space Tech Engineer
    Member

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2019
    Messages:
    533
    Country:
    United States
    I thought they were rebooting this whole project to get away from the movies and back into horror
     
  16. nando

    nando GBAtemp Addict
    Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2008
    Messages:
    2,264
    Country:
    United States
  17. Yepi69

    Yepi69 Jill-sandwiched
    Member

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2010
    Messages:
    2,857
    Country:
    Portugal
    I just hope its as good as Castlevania was.
     
  18. CORE

    CORE 3:16
    Member

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2018
    Messages:
    1,116
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    A proper Resident Evil Series with Wesker at the core , I enjoyed the movies to an extent and was looking forward to an uneasy alliance of Wesker and Alice in Resident Evil 6 Movie what a F***ing Flop a true dissappointment and what about the Story Angie from the second film and everything that happend in the fifth film Bull****.

    No thank you Constantin Film , then again maybe Anderson is to blame but he did pull off one and the best videogame movie adaption ever Mortal Kombat.

    As for Netflix Castlevania is awesome I really enjoyed that they done good job.
    DevilMan Crybaby , is enough to make you cry with disappointment utterly crap.
    Hope Devil May Cry turns out as good as Castlevania it is being made by same team.

    Heres hoping this Resident Evil Series will actually stick to original Characters Stories and Backgrounds and delve deeper into the events of Raccoon City better yet I would like to see more into the original founders Ashfords , Spencer and Marcus.
     
    Last edited by CORE, Jan 26, 2019
  19. Bowl0l

    Bowl0l GBAtemp Regular
    Member

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2015
    Messages:
    184
    Country:
    Malaysia
    i hope we see one B.O.W. in action every time a season starts, like how The Walking Dead starts every season, zombies overwhelming the survivors. That is if it can even make it past the sales pitch to Netflix executive before filming starts.
     
  20. Dr.Hacknik

    Dr.Hacknik Ashley | Developer | Trans
    Member

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2014
    Messages:
    1,773
    Country:
    United States
    I can sum up everything in one meme....


    [​IMG]
     
  21. NeilShadow

    NeilShadow Member
    Newcomer

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2019
    Messages:
    12
    Country:
    Italy
    I am curious, but i'll suspend any opinion until we'll have more information about this project (and maybe a few minutes of actual footage)
     
Draft saved Draft deleted
Loading...

Hide similar threads Similar threads with keywords - reportedly, Resident, Netflix