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Get Shorty 

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

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Davey Holmes
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3   2   1  
2018   2017   Unknown  
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Series cast summary:
Carolyn Dodd ...  Emma Daly 20 episodes, 2017-2018
Goya Robles ...  Yago 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Isaac Keys ...  Ed 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Chris O'Dowd ...  Miles Daly 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Ray Romano ...  Rick Moreweather 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Sean Bridgers ...  Louis Darnell 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Lidia Porto ...  Amara De Escalones 15 episodes, 2017-2018
Lucy Walters ...  Katie Daly 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Sarah Stiles ...  Gladys 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Megan Stevenson ...  April Quinn 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Felicity Huffman ...  Special Agent Clara Dillard 10 episodes, 2018
Steven Weber ...  Lawrence Budd 10 episodes, 2018
Sasha Feldman ...  Bliz 9 episodes, 2017-2018
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The adventures of mobster-turned-movie producer 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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USA

Language:

English

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2017 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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Ray Romano's shaggy hairdo was styled after producer Brian Grazer. 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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