Netflix ‘Resident Evil’ Canceled After 1 Season, Star Lance Reddick Confirms

Resident Evil has been canceled forward of a possible second season, star Lance Reddick confirmed in a weekend tweet following a Deadline report on Friday. The present was impressed by the long-running Capcom survival horror online game collection.

Season 1 arrived on Netflix in July, with a narrative cut up into two timelines: 2022 and postapocalyptic 2036. Each tales finish on cliffhangers that can seemingly by no means be resolved. It sits at a rating of 53 on CNET sister web site Metacritic, with a critic rating of 55 on Rotten Tomatoes however an viewers rating of simply 27.

“A particular thanks to all of the followers who watched #ResidentEvilNetflix, the showrunners, my castmates, executives and extra,” Reddick tweeted on Saturday, with a video message thanking everybody who labored on the present. “We labored our asses off and had a good time.”

Netflix did not reply to a request for remark.

Reddick performed Resident Evil archvillain Albert Wesker in a narrative that referenced components and occasions from the video games, however was set in a separate continuity. It was additionally separate from final yr’s film reboot final yr, in addition to the six prior films starring Milla Jovovich.

There’s nonetheless lots on the horizon for the video games, with a downloadable growth coming for Resident Evil Village on Oct. 28 and a remake of Resident Evil 4 scheduled for launch on March 24, 2023.

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