NETFLIX’S ‘RESIDENT EVIL’ ANIME DROPS NEW ART
Netflix’s Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, based off the Capcom game franchise of the same name, unveiled additional teaser art and casting announcements.
In the new art, fans get more insight into the central characters in the story. Leon S. Kennedy is pictured in a suit while holding a gun, while Claire Redfield is searching for something with a flashlight. Images of the two in action is placed above a shot of zombies storming the White House.
Nick Apostolides will voice Leon and Stephanie Panisello will voice Claire. Both voice actors are reprising their roles from 2019’s Resident Evil reimagined? A show? Game?], a remake of 1998’s Resident Evil 2.
New storylines for Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness focus on Kennedy and Redfield. According to the release, in 2006, there were traces of improper access to secret Presidential files. Leon, a federal agent, was invited to the White House to investigate. When the lights go out, he and his team must take out a horde of zombies. Elsewhere, TerraSave employee Claire encounters a mysterious drawing. Haunted by the image, Claire starts investigating, visiting the White House in the process. She has a chance reunion with Leon, and the two realize there is a connection between Claire’s mysterious drawing and the zombie outbreak at the White House.
The anime series will be produced and supervised by Capcom’s Hiroyuki Kobayashi, who has worked on numerous Resident Evil titles to life. TMS Entertainment, responsible for animated series Lupin the 3rd and Detective Conan, is leading production.
Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is slated to launch later in 2021.
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