After weeks of anticipation, Netflix's anime series based on the popular survival horror multimedia franchise, Resident Evil, finally has a premiere date.
When Is The Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness Premiere Date?
Details of Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness first came to light in mid-2020. The CGI was then later officially announced at the 2020 Tokyo Game Show. Further details were confirmed at the Resident Evil showcase in April 2021, albeit still without a release date. Finally, on May 18, Netflix uploaded a brand-new trailer that confirmed the premiere date of the anime series.
Serving as the executive producer of Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is Hiroyuki Kobayashi. Kobayashi has had a key role in the franchise since the first Resident Evil game that was released in 1996. Meanwhile, Eiichirō Hasumi will be the director of the animated series with Yugo Kanno joining as the composer.
Fans are understandably excited for the Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness premiere date on Netflix this July 8, 2021.
According to the synopsis, Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is set two years following the events of Resident Evil 4. The time around, the zombie outbreak has reportedly spread to the White House. The animated series will bring back Claire Redfield, one of the two main characters of Resident Evil 2, among others, as well as Leon Kennedy, who has starred in Resident Evil 2, 4, and 6, as well as the upcoming Resident Evil 4 VR Remake.
What's Next for Resident Evil?
Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness isn't the only Resident Evil film set to release this 2021.
On top of the CGI animated series, the cinematic reboot of the Resident Evil franchise is also coming this year.
Going by the title Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, the upcoming live-action film will take inspiration from the events of the first two Resident Evil games. The movie was initially set to release in September on Labor Day weekend. However, the studio decided to push back the premiere date until November 24.
Speaking of Resident Evil, the latest mainline video game installment in the survival horror series is out at the moment. We recommend that you give it a try if you haven't yet. Many already consider it one of the best games in the series, with users already asking for a story expansion or DLC.