Netflix Series Takes On ‘Resident Evil,’ ESPN’s Derek Jeter Docuseries ‘The Captain,’ And Hulu’s Victoria Secret Expose – What’s Upstream July 14-20

No matter what your opinion of Michael Jordan or Tom Brady is, you can’t deny the greats. Netflix and ESPN have recently made successful multi-part documentary series on these respective stars. Now, ESPN wants to apply the formula to another highly decorated but polarizing team sports star, New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter. The seven-part docuseries titled Captain features candid interviews with Jeter, his family, teammates, rivals, and sports critics. The series explores Jeter’s five Yankees championships, including the 2000 win when he was the World Series MVP. Jeter also talks about his record 3,465 hits, as well as why his relationship with Yankees teammate Alex Rodriguez soured. Lucky for us, this week’s new slate of shows is pretty darn good.

Resident Evil (Netflix, July 14)

This eight-episode series is the latest adaptation of the demonic resident video game franchise. In 2021, Sony released Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City and Netflix came out with the animated series Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness. It’s no surprise that Netflix is ​​reinventing the story considering that demonic resident is one of the highest-grossing video game franchises in the world, selling more than 120 million units. What is new about the latest narrative incarnation is that it is Resident Evil first live action television series. The video game features heroes fighting the Umbrella Corporation, an evil pharmaceutical company located in Raccoon City. The Netflix series takes place in 2036, 14 years after a deadly virus caused a global apocalypse caused by the Umbrella Corporation. Jade Wesker struggles to survive in post-apocalyptic London, which is overrun with bloodthirsty, infected victims/creatures. In the fight for her survival, Jade must also battle her own memories of New Raccoon City, her father’s connections to the Umbrella Corporation, and the fate of her sister, Billie.

Victoria’s Secret: Angels & Demons (Hulu, July 14)


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