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Does Netflix’s Resident Evil Exist in the Same Canon as the Games?

Does Netflix’s Resident Evil Exist in the Same Canon as the Games?

This Resident Evil article contains spoilers.

The big question for longtime Resident Evil fans with regards to Netflix’s new take on the franchise is whether or not it exists within the same canon as the games. Does this show continue or enhance the timeline of the video games in some way?

The definitive answer is revealed in episode 7, “Parasite,” in which we learn that the show’s Albert Wesker (Lance Reddick), father to Jade (Ella Balinska/Tamara Smart) and Billie (Adeline Rudolph/Siena Agudong), is one of several clones the Wesker from the games made of himself. We even see Reddick don the signature leather trench coat and shades for a short flashback scene in which the original Wesker physically and verbally abuses every soul in his vicinity, as only he can.

“I think Wesker from the games kind of gets pigeonholed into being this villain with a Superman complex,

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