Big news everyone! Actor Ahad Raza Mir will be in Netflix original series Resident Evil.
According to Variety, the Aangan actor has been cast in the series, although Netflix has yet to reveal what character Mir will be playing in the upcoming show.
The Resident Evil series — based on a Japanese video game series of the same name by Capcom — will tell a brand new story. The character of Albert Wesker will be played by American actor Lance Reddick. Other cast members include Siena Agudong, Tamara Smart, Ella Balinska and Adeline Rudolph amongst others.
The Resident Evil franchise also consists of a number of action-horror movies starring Ukraine-born actor Milla Jovovich (Alice) and Michelle Rodriguez (Claire Redfield), leaders of a commando team who must break into a a vast underground genetics laboratory where a deadly virus has been unleashed, turning people into the "undead" — humans who have died and been brought back to life by the virus.
Mir has made a name for himself in Pakistan's entertainment industry through dramas such as Yaqeen Ka Safar, Ahad-e-Wafa and Ye Dil Mera. He recently starred in Dhoop Ki Deewar alongside fellow actor and his wife Sajal Aly, a ZEE5 web series that depicts a cross-border love story.
Mir is the son of actor Asif Raza Mir who starred in PTV serials such as Samundar and Tanhaiyaan. He was also seen in later television serials such as Ishq Gumshuda and Choti Choti Baatein.