Netflix is one of the most popular video streaming services in the world. After five days, the company’s ‘Geeked Week’ event has finally come to an end. It was packed with various teasers and trailers and a lot of announcements.
Geeked Week ended with a live stream that was dedicated to gaming. The last day saw the first teaser trailer of the upcoming ‘The Witcher’ Season 2. The company also announced that they would hold a fan festival for the series’ fans.
After a number of unending ads by sponsors, Netflix finally unveiled the cast for its Resident Evil live-action series. Keep in mind that this is in no way related to Infinite Darkness and Welcome to Raccoon City.
Albery Wesker, the famous Resident Evil baddie, is played by Lance Reddick. He has also played roles in John Wick and Godzilla vs. Kong. Other cast members include Siena Agudong (No Good Nick), Paola Nunez (Bad Boys for Life), Ella Balinska (Charlie’s Angel) and, Adeline Rudolph (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina). Having said that, their roles have not yet been disclosed.
The well-known cartoon of the 1930’s ‘The Cuphead Show!’ was also announced with an exclusive sneak peek. Wayne Brady is the voice of King Dice. He is the soul-stealing administrator of Satan’s casino. The executive director of the show, Dave Wasson, said in an interview,
That stuff is inspiring in a whole different way because that’s when they were actually inventing animation. They were trying a lot of weird stuff and just trying to figure out what would work. A lot of those cartoons just feel like fever dreams, they’re not really even narratives. They’re just weird, surreal happenings.
Take a look at the sneak peek below.
The Cuphead Show! is set to release sometime later this year.
Several shows based on video games were also announced in Geeked Week. A Castlevania spinoff set in the same timeline as the French Revolution is also underway. A League of Legends animated series called Arcane is also underway. SMITE, the popular MOBA, will make an appearance in Stranger Things. +
It seems like Netflix loves Ubisoft Studios. The streaming service has three shows underway based on popular Ubisoft titles such as Splinter Cell, Far Cry, and Captain Laserhawk. You can take at the official announcements by Netflix below.
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