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Baz Luhrmann's 'The Get Down' series going to Netflix
Baz Luhrmann's 'The Get Down' series going to Netflix

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. Luhrmann, the director of the highly stylized "Great Gatsby" remake and the musical "Moulin Rouge," will direct the first two episodes and the season finale of the series. He will executive produce alongside his wife and production designer Catherine Martin and playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis. Other executive producers include Paul Watters, Thomas Kelly, "The Shield" creator Shawn Ryan and...

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