'Resident Evil' series canceled by Netflix after one season – Deadline

‘Resident Evil’ series canceled by Netflix after one season – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has chosen not to order a second season of demon resident, his action-horror series is loosely based on the popular video game franchise. The news, which comes months and a half after the series’ release on July 14, isn’t entirely surprising as the drama didn’t have a particularly strong showing in Netflix’s Top 10 and cost vs. viewing is the main factor. transmitter renewal criteria.

Running partly in the shadow of the genre’s mega-success Strange thingswhich was released in the same time period, demonic resident it debuted at #2 with 72.7 million hours viewed. But it didn’t deliver the big Week 2 jump one would want to see for a new series as word of mouth spreads, racking up 73.3 million hours viewed in its second week for a #3 finish before falling precipitously and drop out of the Top 10 after only three weeks. The last demonic resident incarnation also recorded a disappointing 55% from critics on Rotten Tomatoes and an audience score of 27%.

Netflix assembled an engaging and diverse cast for demonic resident and the goal is to work with them in the future. The streamer is already doing it with one of the actors, Paola Núñez, who appears in the next Netflix series Fall of the House of Usher and in escape queensa Netflix movie from Latin America.

Weather demonic resident does not continue, on the genre front, Netflix has hits like Stranger Things, Arcane, The Witcher, The Umbrella Academy, Shadow and Bone, Vikings: Valhalla, Sweet Tooth, Black Mirror, and newcomer, The Sandman, which has been a great advance and is expected to be renewed. The streamer also continues to be aggressive in the arena with upcoming high-profile entries. Wednesday, The Midnight Club, The Witcher: Blood Origin, Guillermo Del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities, 3-Body Problem, One Piece and avatar: The last Airbender.

demon resident, Coming from showrunner Andrew Dabb, it takes place in the year 2036. 14 years after a deadly virus caused a global apocalypse, Jade Wesker (Ella Balinska) struggles to survive in a world overrun by crazy, bloodthirsty infected creatures. In this utter carnage, Jade is haunted by her past in New Raccoon City, by her father’s chilling connections to the Umbrella Corporation, but most of all by what happened to her sister, Billie.

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The series stars Balinska, Lance Reddick, Tamara Smart, Siena Agudong, Adeline Rudolph and Paola Nuñez. Additional cast members are Ahad Raza Mir, Connor Gosatti, and Turlough Convery.

Dabb was an executive producer and writer with Mary Leah Sutton. Robert Kulzer and Oliver Berben of Constantin Film also serve as executive producers. Constantin Film CEO Martin Moszkowicz produced and Constantin Film was the studio.

The live-action series was the streamer’s second foray into the demonic resident universe. The first was the animated series. Resident Evil: Infinite Darknessstarring video game voice actors Nick Apostolides and Stephanie Panisello.

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