With low viewership and tepid ratings, will Luhrmann's "The Get Down" Season 2 get its greenlight?
Just days after announcing a partnership with Baz Luhrmann to develop Moulin Rouge! into a Broadway musical, Global Creatures has set its sights on another film-to-musical collaboration. The company, best known for its arena shows featuring...Show More Summary
Netflix’s The Get Down is a musical odyssey about the birth of hip-hop and its sometimes violent labor pains. Depending on whom you ask, the show is either white Australian director Baz Luhrmann playing Christopher Columbus to hip-hop’s origin story, or a sublime fantasy about the roots of the most...
This Spectacular Spectacular news is long overdue! "Moulin Rouge!" arrived on screen in 2001, looking and sounding like a film adaptation of a hit Broadway musical. But no, it was Baz Luhrmann's cinematic vision, as brought to life by...Show More Summary
If you've recently binged part one of The Get Down on Netflix, you're more than likely aware that the hip-hop epic has some of the best original music to hit TV in some time. Baz Luhrmann's mesmerizing series has an incredible cast and some truly mind-blowing visuals, but the heart of the show undoubtedly lies in its excellent soundtrack. Show More Summary
Baz Luhrmann's cult hit movie-musical Moulin Rouge is getting adapted for the stage, fifteen years later.
Producers just can’t stop reimagining hit movies as stage musicals, can they? The latest one to fall victim to the trend is Moulin Rouge!, Baz Luhrmann’s dreamlike extravaganza in which Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor spent two hours belting out tunes by musical geniuses like Elton John, David Bowie, and Nirvana. Show More Summary
There was a film, a very strange enchanted film. They say it wandered very far, very far, until one day... someone decided it should be a musical. Yes, Baz Luhrmann's 2001 movie musical Moulin Rouge! is being developed for the stage, Global Creatures announced today. Alex Timbers (Peter and ... More »
Jaden and Willow Smith both have plenty going for them. Willow recently surprise-released an album; Jaden is starring on Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down. Willow teaches underground quantum-mechanics classes; Jaden is writing a book of philosophy that will cement his status as the heir to Galileo’s legacy. Willow is a ... More »
Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down chronicles the rise of hip hop even as disco is beginning to fade. It’s also about a group of dreamers who see themselves as something more than others see them. Netflix has just released a ‘meet the cast’ video in which cast members talk about their characters and how they … Continue reading Meet the Cast of Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down! ?
At first glance, Baz Luhrmann’s involvement in Netflix’s ode to the 1970s Bronx, The Get Down, may seem unlikely given his Australian roots which are decidedly different than those who grew up during an era when the graffiti scene was thriving and hip-hop as we know it today was starting to emerge thanks to the […]
This warren of bedrooms, balconies, dipping pools, courtyards and roof terraces is more akin to a Baz Luhrmann film set than a hotel. It was once owned by Richard Burton and many of his antiques still remain in the house.
Writer-producer Aaron Rahsaan Thomas has signed an overall deal with Sony Pictures TV. The two-year pact stems from Thomas’ recent stint as a writer on the studio’s Baz Luhrmann period hip-hop drama series for Netflix The Get Down. This...Show More Summary
Jaden Smith, the fashion forward son of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, is proving that he’s comfortable embracing queer sexuality in his work as an actor. Appearing in Baz Luhrmann’s new musical series The Get Down on Netflix, Smith plays D… Read The post Jaden Smith Prepares to Land a Hot Kiss on a Guy in ‘The Get Down’ – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Netflix’s The Get Down is receiving quite a bit of attention for being the unicorn of music drama: for once, a show about a moment in musical history is actually about the music! Directed by Baz Luhrmann, the show is receiving accolades for...Show More Summary
Baz Luhrmann's new Netflix series is certainly messy. But if there's one thing 'The Get Down' does powerfully, it's connect struggles of the past to battles still being fought today.
Christina Aguilera shares the scene from "The Get Down" that features her new single, "Telepathy."
Rita Ora keeps it chic and fabulous as she leaves her apartment on Thursday (August 11) in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City. The 25-year-old singer then made her way to the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in the Bronx, where she joined director Baz Luhrmann at the premiere of his new Netflix [...]
So it happens that The Get Down is out, and it turns out that The Get Down is good. The problem, though, is that the Netflix's Baz Luhrmann–helmed, $10 million-per-episode series is only halfway out and isn't immediately good. Just as The Get Down's first season has taken its sweet ... More »
A story about the Bronx, a pop-culture pastiche, a lesson on hip-hop history — Baz Luhrmann’s big, expensive Netflix series The Get Down is about 15 things at once, tied together with a crane shots and music cues. The show takes place in 1977, when New York was nearly bankrupt and in ... More »