Lance Reddick cast as Albert Wesker in Netflix’s Resident Evil series!!

Mandatory Credit: Photo by NINA PROMMER/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (10367577p) Lance Reddick arrives for the premiere of Lionsgate's 'Angel Has Fallen' at the Regency Village Theater in Los Angeles, California, USA, 20 August 2019. The movie opens in US theaters on 23 August 2019. Premiere of Lionsgate's Angel Has Fallen, Los Angeles, USA - 20 Aug 2019

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Netflix is undoubtedly moving forward with their live action Resident Evil series with a cast reveal during the five-day Geeked Week event. Lance Reddick has been charged with taking on the role of Resident Evil’s main antagonist Albert Wesker. His role is the only one that has been attached to a character among the six actors revealed. The other actors for the series include Ella Balinska, Tamara Smart, Siena Agudong, Adeline Rudolph, and Paola Núñez.

Netflix first ordered the Resident Evil live series in August 2020 and it will be set 30 years after the discovery of the T-virus. The series will consist of eight episodes thus far. Constantin Film, the company behind the Resident Evil movie franchise, will be producing the series with Andrew Dabb and Mary Leah Sutton as executive producers. Mary Leah Sutton will also serve as showrunner.