The Get Down is a lavish production and looks like one, but even fans of Baz Luhrmann‘s opulent style may be surprised to learn just how expensive it is. A new report claims the 1970s hip-hop drama costs something like $16 million per...Show More Summary
When Netflix hired lavish Romeo + Juliet director Baz Luhrmann to make a show about hip-hop history, it clearly knew it was going to be a pricey endeavor. Between hiring Grandmaster Flash to handle musical duties, recruiting veteranShow More Summary
It's no secret that Baz Luhrmann enjoys a bit of extravagance when it comes to his films (see: Moulin Rouge! and The Great Gatsby). It's also no secret that Luhrmann's current musical-drama series for Netflix, The Get Down, has cost the streaming network a very pretty penny for its current debut season. (The first ... More »
EXCLUSIVE: The Get Down was expected to be an expensive proposition from the get-go and Netflix knew it. The series from Academy Award-winning husband-wife team of Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin, Pulitzer-winning playwright Stephen...Show More Summary
Veronica Arreola In new Netflix original series The Get Down, we are thrown into a comic book geek opera that focuses on the early days of hip hop and the waning days of disco. The feel of the show, cocreated by Baz Luhrmann and Stephen Adly Guirgis, is often surreal. Show More Summary
Amid cancellation rumors, producer Baz Luhrmann stresses that "The Get Down" is stronger than ever.
Jaden Smith has been killed off by the Internet over and over again this summer. The newly-adult son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith first began to be targeted by suicide rumors around the time of his 18th birthday in July, and as the summer went on, so did the rumors. Show More Summary
Baz Luhrmann not happy about death rumors haunting "The Get Down" and Jaden Smith.
A hidden oasis in Greenwich Village that Anna Wintour, Bob Dylan and Baz Luhrmann have called home.
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 […]