Baz Lurhmann’s first TV present is a Netflix collection

Baz Lurhmann's first TV show is a Netflix series

Rating yet one more massive unique programming win for Netflix: Baz Lurhmann’s first-ever TV collection, The Get Down, might be premiering on the corporate’s streaming service subsequent yr. The present’s additionally proper within the Moulin Rouge director’s musical wheelhouse. It is set in 1970’s New York Metropolis, and follows the rise of hip-hop, punk, and disco by means of the eyes of a gaggle of Bronx teenagers. “On this golden period of TV, the Netflix tradition places no constraint on artistic prospects,” Luhrmann stated in a press release. “So it’s a pure residence for The Get Down, a undertaking I’ve been considering and dealing on now for over 10 years.” Netflix’s final main unique collection, the interval epic Marco Polo, was a essential flop. However the pedigree behind The Get Down alone will make the thirteen-episode collection one to maintain an eye fixed out for. It additionally units the bar even greater for Amazon, which debuted Clear final yr, it is first really nice present.

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