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Arklay: Resident Evil TV Show


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Back in August we posted about a production company called Mance Media that was reportedly developing a TV series based on Capcom's Resident Evil franchise. While it's unclear if this is connected, Variety reports that Constantin is producing a TV series spin-off of the Resident Evil movies.

The Variety post mentions that, in addition to a series based on The Mortal Instruments books, other film brands set to be adapted to TV include Resident Evil. The current plan has Capcom's survival horror franchise heading to TV after the next movie, 2016's Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.

Believe it or not, The Final Chapter marks the sixth film in the successful series, and has Paul W.S. Anderson returning to direct with Milla Jovovich once again in the lead.

The previously mentioned Resident Evil TV series, tentatively titled Arklay, sounds like it could fit the bill, but it wasn't mentioned at all in the Variety article, so who knows.

Take this one with a grain of salt, because who knows if it will ever see the light of day, but a production company called Mance Media is reportedly developing a TV series based on Capcom's Resident Evil franchise.

The show as it was pitched is titled Arklay, and is set northwest of Raccoon City, the location at the center of the Resident Evil franchise. The area is is home to the Arklay Mountains, Arklay Mansion, and Arklay Laboratories, and the series plans to explore Raccoon City's mysterious homicides.

Arklay is the creation of Shawn Christopher Lebert, who confirmed with Polygon that he's "in the midst of writing project Arklay" and is in negotiations with Mance Media. While Lebert says he can't reveal any more story at this time, here's the pitch:

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