When a director does Shakespeare today, it seems there are three options most commonly selected, each of which has its drawbacks. The first is to do a loyal interpretation, maintaining the original setting and time specified by the Bard...Show More Summary
Baz Luhrmann has started casting his new Netflix drama "The Get Down" — and he’s not just looking for established talent with agents. In an exclusive interview with Vulture, the director/producer says that while he’s “already looking...Show More Summary
Director, producer and screenwriter Baz Luhrmann is partnering with RCA Records to launch the Bazmark Records imprint, with RCA as Luhrmann’s creative, marketing and distribution partner on his label’s recorded music endeavors. The deal will also include the potential of jointly acquiring the rights to additional recording projects as well...
The Moulin Rouge! and Romeo + Juliet director, writer and producer will create Bazmark Records for the “His Master’s Voice” label, according to today’s announcement. The exclusive, worldwide and multi-tiered agreement will establish RCA as “Luhrmann's creative, marketing and distribution partner on his label's recorded music endeavors. Show More Summary
by Bill Pearis FOX's pulpy hip hop music biz drama Empire has been a surprise smash, making rap a suddenly hot commodity on mainstream network TV. That's good news for Moulin Rouge director Baz Luhrmann, who had been trying to...
Netflix thinks having its own musical drama series would be totally far out, so it’s ordered 13 episodes of The Get Down from writer-director Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!, The Great Gatsby). According to Deadline, The Get Down is setShow More Summary
Director Baz Luhrmann has brought us The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge!, and Romeo + Juliet, but his latest project is something completely different. He's teaming up with Netflix to make an original series about the world of hip-hop in New York during the 1970s. Show More Summary
The latest big name director to make the move to TV is Baz Luhrmann, and he’s following David Fincher to Netflix. The streaming service has just signed on to make 13 one-hour episodes of Luhrmann’s The Get Down, a music-driven show set in 1970s New York City. Show More Summary
The chaotic decadence of New York in the 1970s will become the canvas for “The Get Down,” a new Netflix drama.
A period drama set in 1970s New York City, with Baz Luhrmann at the helm? Yes please, Netflix. [ more › ]
Director Baz Luhrmann is the latest major filmmaker to bring his next project to a streaming service. "The Get Down," the story of a group of South Bronx kids maneuvering through the music scene of 1970s New York City, will premiere on Netflix in 2016.
Netflix's newest original series will come courtesy of Baz Luhrmann. The Get Down, a 13-episode "music-driven drama" from the Moulin Rouge! and Romeo + Juliet director, will premiere in 2016, the streaming service announced Thursday. Here are the other Netflix original series you should be watching The... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Baz Luhrmann
This will be Baz Luhrmann?s first major musical project since 2001?s Moulin Rouge, and the filmmaker will helm the first two episodes along with the season finale. His Oscar-winning costume designer Catherine Martin will get to showcase her talents here as well. Click To Continue Reading
Baz Luhrmann, king of sprawling epics and lavish productions, is scaling it back a bit for TV Netflix on Thursday announced it has picked up 13 episodes of musical drama, titled The Get Down, from the Moulin Rouge! director, set to debut in 2016 See also: Amazon and Netflix made big Sundance plays and lost. Show More Summary
Director Baz Luhrmann is making his first television show, a musical drama set in 1970s New York City, for Netflix. The streaming service confirmed the news on Thursday, and released the first 20-second clip. The show's 13 episodes will...Show More Summary
Check out a teaser for the musically-driven series, debuting in 2016 The post Netflix to Explore 70s New York with Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
The Get Down, A new Netflix Original Series, from visionary director Baz Luhrmann, will premiere exclusively on Netflix in all territories in 2016.
'The Get Down,' also from 'The Shield's' Shawn Ryan, marks the Oscar nominee's first-ever TV series. read more