by Netflix resident Evil series was canceled just over a month after its debut, according to a report by Deadline. The streamer reportedly decided not to renew the series due to poor ratings and ratings.
Like the many other resident Evil adaptations, Netflix’s live-action series attempts to put another spin on the video game franchise it’s based on. The show, directed by Supernatural‘s Andrew Dabb, flashes between two different timelines, centering on Umbrella frame Albert Wesker (Lance Reddick) and his two daughters (played by Tamara Smart and Siena Agudong).
In our review of the series, my colleague Charles Pulliam-Moore notes that it “keeps things fresh up to a point”, but is driven by a “predictable plot that ultimately suffers from being such an entry.” late in the modern world”. the zombie craze. resident Evil made Netflix’s top 10 most-watched shows the week of its debut and the following two weeks, but largely disappeared from the map thereafter. It also doesn’t help that it was created only a few months after the start of season four of stranger thingswho potentially stole part of resident Evil‘s projector.
In addition to its live-action adaptation, Netflix also has a four-part anime series. Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness which he released last year. The series focuses heavily on the lore of the resident Evil franchise and also met with mixed reviews. Even though Netflix’s live action resident Evil wasn’t quite the expected success, the streamer has several other video game adaptations, including those based on Horizon Zero Dawn, grave robber, Far cryand Bioshock. Netflix already has an anime based on Castlevania and recently debuted an anime adaptation of tekken.