Resident Evil Infinite Darkness Series set in 2006

And Leon and Claire will be played by their RE2 voice actors!

The upcoming Resident Evil Infinite Darkness animated series will star voice actors from Resident Evil 2 and will be set in 2006, Netflix detailed last week.

First, Resident Evil 2′s Nick Apostolides and Stephanie Panisello will reprise their roles as Leon S Kennedy and Claire Redfield, respectively.

Netflix also detailed the timeline of which the series has been placed, revealing it takes place after the events of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil Revelations but before Resident Evil 5.

“In 2006, there were traces of improper access to secret Presidential files found in the White House’s network. American federal agent Leon S. Kennedy is among the group invited to the White House to investigate this incident, but when the lights suddenly go out, Leon and the SWAT team are forced to take down a horde of mysterious zombies. Meanwhile, TerraSave staff member Claire Redfield encounters a mysterious image drawn by a youth in a country she visited, while providing support to refugees,” the description states.

“Haunted by this drawing, which appears to be of a victim of viral infection, Claire starts her own investigation. The next morning, Claire visits the White House to request the construction of a welfare facility. There, she has a chance reunion with Leon and uses the opportunity to show him the boy’s drawing. Leon seems to realize some sort of connection between the zombie outbreak at the White House and the strange drawing, but he tells Claire that there is no relation and leaves. In time, these two zombie outbreaks in distant countries lead to events that shake the nation to its very core.”

Resident Evil Infinite Darkness is planned for a 2021 release on Netflix. The series was first announced back in September 2020.

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