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‘The Get Down’: How Shameik Moore Had to Relearn Hip-Hop for Baz Luhrmann’s New Netflix Series

14 hours ago | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann wasn’t the only person on set who had to get schooled on hip-hop for his Netflix musical drama “The Get Down.”

Its young stars, including “Dope” breakout Shameik Moore, had to relearn what hip-hop is in the context of 1970s New York, when the drama takes place. Moore, who is a rapper, singer and dancer in his own right realized that all of his moves were wrong for the period.

The show created a hip-hop bootcamp where world-renowned choreographers and brothers Rich and Tone Talauega recruited B-boys Phantom and Samo to teach Moore how to breakdance. The lessons were all-encompassing: “The thing about the show is not just acting,” said Jimmy Smits at the Television Critics Association press tour Wednesday. “The had to relearn hip-hop, how to stand, how to move —“

“— how to hold a mic,” chimed in music and culture writer Nelson George. “There »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘The Get Down’: How Shameik Moore Had to Relearn Hip-Hop for Baz Luhrmann’s New Netflix Series

14 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann wasn’t the only person on set who had to get schooled on hip-hop for his Netflix musical drama “The Get Down.”

Its young stars, including “Dope” breakout Shameik Moore, had to relearn what hip-hop is in the context of 1970s New York, when the drama takes place. Moore, who is a rapper, singer and dancer in his own right realized that all of his moves were wrong for the period.

The show created a hip-hop bootcamp where world-renowned choreographers and brothers Rich and Tone Talauega recruited B-boys Phantom and Samo to teach Moore how to breakdance. The lessons were all-encompassing: “The thing about the show is not just acting,” said Jimmy Smits at the Television Critics Association press tour Wednesday. “The had to relearn hip-hop, how to stand, how to move —“

“— how to hold a mic,” chimed in music and culture writer Nelson George. “There »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘The Get Down’: Baz Luhrmann, Grandmaster Flash, Jimmy Smits Talk Netflix Drama

16 hours ago | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Baz Luhrmann and the rest of “The Get Down” crew brought a blast of old-school enthusiasm to the Television Critics Association press tour on Wednesday as they talked up the spirit of the Netflix series set amid the rise of hip-hop and rap in the South Bronx in the late 1970s.

The overarching theme that drives the series is the sense of unbridled possibility that youths felt at a time when most of New York City was struggling with crime and urban decay, Luhrmann said Wednesday during Netflix’s TCA presentation at the Beverly Hilton. Those social ills were even more pronounced in the South Bronx, and yet it became the crucible of a creative explosion that reverberated around the world.

“These young people did not (innovate) because they thought they were going to get rich or the they would see their graffiti in museums one day. They were doing it because the city was saying ‘You »

- Cynthia Littleton

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The Get Down: Netflix Releases New Series Trailer

26 July 2016 6:19 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

"This ain't Disneyland. This is The Bronx." Netflix has released a new trailer for their upcoming series The Get Down.From Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, and Nas, the drama explores the dying days of disco and the emergence of hip hop in late '70s New York City. The cast includes Shameik Moore, Justice Smith, Herizen Guardiola,  Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jaden Smith, Skylan Brooks, Tremaine Brown Jr., Mamoudou Athie, Jimmy Smits, and Giancarlo Esposito.Read More… »

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Baz Luhrmann’s Musical Drama The Get Down Unveils New Trailer

26 July 2016 10:03 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Baz Luhrmann, director behind The Great Gatsby and Romeo & Juliet, has been deliberating The Get Down for the better part of a decade but soon, his vision for a ’70s musical drama will become a reality.

Set to premiere via Netflix on August 12 as part of the company’s enviable lineup of original series, Luhrmann’s long-in-development show chronicles the rise of hip-hop through the lens of a group of poverty-stricken kids from South Bronx.

Chatting to the Telegraph ahead of The Get Down‘s arrival in three weeks’ time, the filmmaker spoke of his self-proclaimed obsession with the core premise, stating “throughout, I’ve been obsessed with the idea of how a city in its lowest moment, forgotten and half destroyed, could give birth to such creativity and originality in music, art and culture.”

Among the cast on board for Netflix’s new arrival are Jimmy Smits (Sons Of Anarchy »

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How ’24: Legacy’ Was Inspired by Seal Team 6 [Comic-Con 2016]

26 July 2016 7:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

24: Legacy won’t be on until midseason, but the cast and creators came to Comic-Con to get the fans excited early. Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton) plays the new hero Eric Carter, joined by Miranda Otto and Jimmy Smits in the cast. We interviewed the creators of 24: Legacy, Manny Coto, Evan Katz and Howard Gordon, […]

The post How ’24: Legacy’ Was Inspired by Seal Team 6 [Comic-Con 2016] appeared first on /Film. »

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The Get Down: trailer for Baz Luhrmann's Netflix series

25 July 2016 10:57 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Rob Leane Jul 26, 2016

Baz Luhrmann's The Get Down will chart the rise of hip-hop in 1970s New York, on Netflix. Here's the trailer...

Save for a Chanel No. 5 advert, Baz Luhrmann has been absent from our screens since his typically lavish 2013 production of The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. But now he's back, having swapped the glitz and glamour of Gatsby for the grit of street-level New York.

Luhrmann has created, executive produced and directed a fair chunk of The Get Down, a new Netflix show set to chronicle the rise of hip-hop in the 1970s in the Bronx. Here's the trailer for the six-part series...

And here's the synopsis, courtesy of Collider...

"The Get Down is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to a new art form. Set in New York  in 1977, this music-driven drama series chronicles the rise of »

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Travel Back To 1977 In The Trailer For Baz Luhrmann's Netflix Series The Get Down

25 July 2016 1:51 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

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 Moore (Shaolin Fantastic), Justice Smith (Ezekiel “Books” Figuero), Herizen Guardiola (Mylene Cruz), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Cadillac), Jaden Smith (Dizzee Kipling), Skylan Brooks (Ra Ra Kipling), Tremaine Brown Jr. (Boo Boo Kiping), Mamoudou Athie (Grandmaster Flash), Jimmy Smits (Francisco “Papa Fuerte” Cruz) and Giancarlo Esposito (Ramon Cruz).

The Get Downs is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to a new art form. Set in New York in 1977, this music-driven drama series chronicles the rise of hip-hop and the last days of disco -– told through the lives, music, art and dance of the South Bronx kids who would change the world forever.

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New trailer for Netflix’s The Get Down from Baz Luhrmann and Shawn Ryan

25 July 2016 1:30 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With less than three weeks to go before it hits Netflix, a new trailer has arrived online for Baz Luhrmann and Shawn Ryan’s upcoming musical drama series The Get Down; take a look below after the official synopsis…

The Get Down focuses on 1970s New York – broken down and beaten up, violent, cash strapped – dying. Consigned to rubble, a rag-tag crew of South Bronx teenagers are nothings and nobodies with no one to shelter them – except each other, armed only with verbal games, improvised dance steps, some magic markers and spray cans. From Bronx tenements, to the SoHo art scene; from Cbgb to Studio 54 and even the glass towers of the just-built World Trade Center, The Get Down is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to hip-hop, punk and disco – as told through the lives and music of the South Bronx »

- Amie Cranswick

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Watch Baz Luhrmann's Netflix Series 'The Get Down' in Gripping Trailer

25 July 2016 11:02 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

"This ain't Disneyland. This is the Bronx." Enter the thrilling new trailer for Baz Luhrmann's Netflix musical-drama The Get Down. In the clip, two teenagers, Ezekiel (Justice Smith) and Mylene (Herizen Guardiola), fall in love amid the crumbling, crime-filled cityscape of New York City in 1977 while pursuing their dreams of fame.

The intense trailer – filled with rapping, romance, gospel singing and DJ scratching – previews the drama ahead in the culture-smashing series, created by Baz Luhrmann and executive produced by Nas. The show will trace the birth of hip-hop, along »

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Full Trailer: Baz Luhrmann's "The Get Down"

25 July 2016 10:06 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Netflix has released the official trailer for the first six episodes of "The Get Down," filmmaker Baz Luhrmann's music-driven drama series set in 1977 New York. Shameik Moore, Justice Smith, Herizen Guardiola,, Jaden Smith, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jimmy Smits and Giancarlo Esposito star.

The story chronicles the rise of hip hop and the last days of disco, told through the lives, music, art and dance of the South Bronx kids who would change the world forever. Those first six episodes premiere on Netflix on August 12th, with the remainder of the first season coming in 2017.

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The Get Down: Baz Luhrmann's Opus to '70s NYC Music Scene Gets Full Trailer

25 July 2016 9:42 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Netflix has released a full trailer for The Get Down, Baz Luhrmann’s opus to the rise of hip-hop circa 1977 New York City, and it is wonderfully immersive.

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With six of 13 episodes premiering Friday, Aug. 12, The Get Down is described “a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to a new art form,” chronicling the rise of hip-hop and the last days of disco — as told through the lives, music, art and dance of the South Bronx kids who would change the world forever. »

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Watch the Mesmerizing Trailer For Baz Luhrmann's Netflix Series The Get Down

25 July 2016 9:05 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Visionary director Baz Luhrmann is known for bringing gorgeous movies like Moulin Rouge! and The Great Gatsby to life, and judging by the new, extended trailer for his new Netflix series, The Get Down, the show will be equally as beautiful. Luhrmann's project focuses on the world of hip-hop in 1970s New York, revolving around a group of teens navigating inner-city life in the South Bronx. The trailer is jam-packed with colorful disco lights, old-school style, and heartbreaking musical performances. The 13-episode series will premiere on August 12, and includes a talented, eclectic cast with the likes of Jaden Smith, Jimmy Smits, and Dope's Shameik Moore. Watch the latest trailer above, and then check out the other exciting shows coming to Netflix in 2016. Teaser trailer: »

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’24: Legacy’ Producers Talk Potential ‘Intersection’ with Jack Bauer

24 July 2016 3:06 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“24: Legacy” is no reboot, the show’s executive producers insist, and while they’re currently focused on telling a new story with Corey Hawkins’ Eric Carter, they’re not ruling out the possibility of revisiting Jack Bauer or other old favorites in the course of the new series.

“This is an expansion of the ’24’ universe, not a reboot – Jack and Chloe are still out there,”  pointed out exec producer Manny Coto. “This is a window into the ’24’ universe from a new perspective,” in the same world as that inhabited by Kiefer Sutherland’s iconic character. “You never know when those worlds might intersect.”

Exec producer Evan Katz agreed that “there might be an intersection with existing characters down the line,” but right now they’re focusing on the new group of characters, and making sure the audience forms a bond with them. That roster includes Miranda Otto’s former head of the CTU Rebecca Ingram and »

- Laura Prudom

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24: Legacy @ Comic-Con: 'A New Hero For a New Day,' Death By Construction Site, the Fate of 'Damnit!' and More

24 July 2016 1:52 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The clock. The boxes. The dink! dink! dink! dink! ticking. They’ll all be there when 24: Legacy debuts in February, producers and stars of the Fox series assured fans during a San Diego Comic-Con panel on Sunday. And please, don’t call it a “reboot.”

“This is more of an expansion of the 24 universe,” producer Manny Coto told fans in Hall H, likening the upcoming series to Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. “It’s really just another story in the same world” that introduced us to the original version’s Jack Bauer, played by Kiefer Sutherland.

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Prison Break @ Comic-Con: Michael's New Ink, T-Bag's 'Epiphanies' and More

24 July 2016 1:12 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Prison Break‘s Dominic Purcell remembers very clearly the first time he met co-star and on-screen brother Wentworth Miller.

Miller was was a “private” and “gentle” man, Purcell recalled during Fox’s Action Showcase at San Diego Comic-Con on Sunday, “and the most beautiful-looking man I had ever seen in my life.” He laughed. “And I was like, ‘Hang on, I thought I was the stud on the show.”

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Purcell, Miller and co-stars Sarah Wayne Callies and Robert Knepper joined producer Vaun Wilmott on Fox’s Action Showcase »

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Rogue One May Feature Two Surprise Cameos, Gareth Edwards’ Offshoot Enjoys Social Media Boon After Swce

19 July 2016 9:01 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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Late last week, London played host to the annual Star Wars Celebration Europe, heralding scores of new and exciting tidbits for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and beyond.

Chief among them was a three-minute sizzle reel that took fans behind the scenes of Gareth Edwards’ offshoot. It wasn’t the only trailer to be shown in the English capital though, with an extended trailer description confirming that – similar to its treatment of The Force Awakens last year – Disney and Lucasfilm offered up a new peek at Rogue One in motion, unveiling Darth Vader in all his menacing, scenery-chewing glory.

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When it comes to the former, /Film presented a frame-by-frame breakdown of the featurette, and has seemingly uncovered two surprise cameos. The first of which is Rebel leader Jan Dodonna, »

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Mads Mikkelsen as Galen Erso Revealed in Star Wars: Rogue One

16 July 2016 11:31 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Many fans were disappointed last night when the second Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer didn't debut on ABC during the Force Awakens behind-the-scenes documentary. Instead, they got the same sizzle reel from the Star Wars Celebration panel, although with a few new seconds of extra footage not shown overseas. To make up for it, today we have the first reveal of new Star Wars character Galen Erso, played by Mads Mikkelsen. The father of Jyn Erso, we have to yet see this character in any of the previous footage or images released thus far.

Mads Mikkelsen was on hand at yesterday's Rogue One panel, where he described his character as a scientist, and is said to have once created something 'so beautiful' for the entire galaxy. In this first look image, Galen doesn't appear to have seen the best of days, and is wearing a worn and dirty »

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Corey Hawkins’ Eric Carter featured on poster for 24: Legacy

15 July 2016 4:50 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fox has debuted the first poster for the 24 reboot 24: Legacy, which features Straight Outta Compton and The Walking Dead star Corey Hawkins’ Sergeant Eric Carter; check it out below…

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The clock ticks again with 24: Legacy, the next evolution of the Emmy Award-winning “24.” From Emmy Award-winning executive producer Howard Gordon (“Homeland,” “24: Live Another Day”), Academy Award- and Emmy Award-winning executive producer Brian Grazer (“A Beautiful Mind,” “24”), writers and executive producers Manny Coto and Evan Katz (“24,” “24: Live Another Day”), director and executive producer Stephen Hopkins (“24”) and executive producer and original series star Kiefer Sutherland, 24: Legacy chronicles an adrenaline-fueled race against the clock to stop a devastating terrorist attack on United States soil – in the same real-time format that has propelled this genre-defining series. Six months ago in Yemen, an elite squad of U.S. Army Rangers, led »

- Amie Cranswick

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Star Wars: The Important New Rogue One Info

15 July 2016 1:34 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Whelp, I really thought by the next time we spoke there would have been a new trailer or a second teaser or whatever for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. It seems like that was a premature wish. There was some footage shown beyond what was live streamed on the official Star Wars stream.

On the stream, we got to see the Celebration sizzle reel three times. The first time, director Gareth Edwards seemed to want to get the footage out of the way before the cast came on the stage. The cast came onto the stage, except for Ben Mendelsohn, who paraded through the crowd with Death Troopers as Director Krennic. After talking to the cast for a bit, Mendelsohn joined the rest of them in his civilian clothes and was apparently unaware that Edwards had already played the sizzle reel and panel host Gwendoline Christie was game. It »

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