Baz Luhrmann’s Netflix series The Get Down will hit the streaming service next month after an arduous four-year process that included the departure of two show-runners, multiple shut-downs and restarts, and budget overruns that made the program the costliest in Netflix’s history, according to a fascinating report published today on Variety. According to Cynthia Littleton’s […]
In three weeks’ time, Netflix will release The Get Down -- its most expensive television series to date, created alongside famed director Baz Luhrmann. The series, a musical drama set in the South Bronx in 1977 and chronicling the rise...Show More Summary
Netflix's hip-hop musical show, "The Get Down," is its most expensive TV series ever. With "Moulin Rouge" director Baz Luhrmann acting as showrunner, "The Get Down" cost $120 million to produce, according to Variety. Set in the lateShow More Summary
Baz Luhrmann's The Get Down — which is set to premiere its first half of episodes on Netflix on August 12 — has been generating a lot of buzz for the streaming network since the debut of its promising trailer earlier this year. But behind the show's sweet hip-hop soundtrack and elaborate choreography, it's been far ... More »
Baz Luhrmann’s THE GET DOWN, weekly episodes of SCREAM and a new David Cross special are just a few of the programs coming to Netflix Canada in August. In terms of films, YOUTH, THE GOOD LIE, WHERE TO INVADE NEXT and AMERICAN HUSTLE are also coming to the streaming service. Check out the full list […]
Netflix gets fans through the summer with a new slate of movies, TV, and original series and specials in August that features one of the most anticipated new originals in Netflix history — a series from one of the most visually stylish film directors working today, making his first foray into series television. Show More Summary
Movie musical impresario Baz Luhrmann is deep into the 1970s Bronx—that era and place in which city blight and rampant poverty led young people to get beyond creative, inventing hip-hop, punk, salsa and disco—and finally, his Netflix show about it will debut August 12. Read more...
Check out the new official trailer for the Netflix original series THE GET DOWN. Part One of THE GET DOWN, comprising six episodes, premieres Friday, August 12 on Netflix around the world. The cast of the THE GET DOWN includes Shameik...Show More Summary
Last month, HBO cancelled Terence Winter and Martin Scorsese’s Vinyl after already having renewed it for a second season. But if you’re mourning the loss of your window into the 1970s New York music scene, fear not — Baz Luhrmann‘s The Get Down is arriving in just a few weeks. Show More Summary
The first six episodes of The Get Down’s 13-episode first season will hit Netflix on August 12, but in the meantime, Netflix has released approximately 13 hours of promotional footage for the Baz Luhrmann musical-drama about New York City’s music scene in the 1970s. Show More Summary
The dog days of August are just around the corner, and Netflix is heating up. How to beat the summer doldrums? Tune into Baz Luhrmann's first TV series, "The Get Down," which follows the birth of hip-hop in 1970s New York City, available...Show More Summary
Our first look at Baz Luhrmann's take on the Bronx in 1977 was pretty music-centric, which is fitting given it takes place during the days between disco's death knell and the birth of hip-hop. But in this new trailer for his upcoming Netflix series, The Get Down, we get a better look at the characters and their storylines. Show More Summary
Next month Netflix is scheduled to premiere a new original TV drama titled The Get Down. From executive producer Baz Luhrmann and rap legend Nas, the series chronicles 1970s the Bronx when disco was fizzling out and a new form of music was surfacing, hip-hop. Jaden Smith, Giancarlo Esposito, Jimmy Smiths and Shameik Moore star […]
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While preparing to post about the just-shared second trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down, I ran into a bit of a dilemma — picking the right screen-cap proved difficult, as every frame was considered, dramatic and aestheticized to perfection. At least from this trailer, this show looks like perfectly vital, captivating television. Luhrmann, it seems, […]
Baz Luhrmann has gone television with The Get Down – a series about the birth of hip hop, rising from the ashes of disco. Set against a story of romance, struggle and determination, Luhrmann keeps it real with the help of collaborators...Show More Summary
The Get Down, Baz Luhrmann's upcoming musical drama about the birth of hip hop in late-'70s Bronx, will premiere its first six episodes on Netflix on August 12. Continue reading…
Baz Luhrmann and Nas are behind the birth of hip-hop drama.
“With just a little courage, you could be something.” Netflix has dropped the official trailer for The Get Down, Baz Luhrmann’s music-driven drama series set in 1977 New York. The six-episode series chronicles the rise of hip hop and...Show More Summary
The new Netflix series premieres on August 12.