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Get Shorty 

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The adventures of a mobster-turned-movie producer in Hollywood. TV show based on Elmore Leonard's novel and subsequent film.

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Davey Holmes
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Series cast summary:
Carolyn Dodd ...  Emma Daly 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Goya Robles ...  Yago 26 episodes, 2017-2019
Sean Bridgers ...  Louis Darnell 24 episodes, 2017-2019
Isaac Keys ...  Ed 23 episodes, 2017-2019
Chris O'Dowd ...  Miles Daly 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Ray Romano ...  Rick Moreweather 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Lidia Porto ...  Amara De Escalones 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Lucy Walters ...  Katie Daly 13 episodes, 2017-2018
Megan Stevenson ...  April Quinn 13 episodes, 2017-2018
Sarah Stiles ...  Gladys 12 episodes, 2017-2018
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The adventures of a mobster-turned-movie producer in Hollywood. TV show based on Elmore Leonard's novel and subsequent film.

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You're only as good as your last hit. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Get Shorty See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

In March 2018, it was reported that Amy Seimetz, Alex Sawyer, and Sonya Walger had joined the series in a recurring capacity. See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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It doesn't fall Shorty!
13 June 2018 | by jackson-regurgeSee all my reviews

Get Shorty is a brilliant show. The characters are very well written, and this is supported by the fantastic cast. Chris O'Dowd does a great job of conveying a man willing to change but getting continuously dragged back into a life of crime. The show crafts fascinating characters who all have their own interesting backstories and quirks. A character that particularly interests me is Amara De Escalones: a female crime boss that is masterfully portrayed by Lidia Porto. It is refreshing to see a female antagonist written and portrayed in such an original way.

The storylines that unfold throughout the first series of Get Shorty are compelling. The relatable nature of the characters, interwoven with the commentary on the film industry is perfect! The comedic elements also work nicely to cement these two unlikely components. I similarly like the crime genre style of the series which pays homage to other films such as Pulp Fiction. One of my favourite storylines follows the character Louis Darnell, played by Sean Bridgers. I like this character and his storylines because I find the moral conscience and humour of the character, combined with his interactions between O'Dowd's character, to be very intriguing.

Overall, I would highly recommend Get Shorty as the series is a pertinent statement of the film industry wrapped up in a television series which is well written, directed and acted. I would give the series 8 out of 10. I look forward to seeing the character arcs progress in the follow up series which I will be watching.


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