Baz Luhrmann

Netflix’s ‘The Get Down’ Costs More Per Episode Than ‘Game of Thrones’

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 24, 2016 @ 8:08 PM
Netflix
Netflix’s The Get Down made headlines for the wrong reasons at first, as reports of Baz Luhrmann‘’s ballooning budget and reshoots pulled focus from positive reviews. Production even made history by separating the two halves of its first Netflix season, while new reports suggest episode budgets have reached as high as $16 million.

‘Moulin Rouge’ Will Become a Musical Because It Can, Can, Can

EDIT
by Matthew Monagle September 4, 2016 @ 12:35 PM
20th Century Fox
The relationship between Broadway and and Hollywood has always struck me as a bit unfair. Hollywood basically gets its pick of pre-packaged products: wonderful lyrics, showstopping dance numbers, and beloved songs. Broadway, meanwhile, has to do most of the heavy lifting when adapting a movie for the stage. Oh, you want to make Waitress into a Broadway musical? That’s great! You’ll just need to write a whole new suite of songs. And figure out all the choreography. And rewrite the book to make those first two things fit. Because the movie has none of that.

Baz Luhrmann Might Not Run ‘The Get Down’ Season 2 (If There Is One)

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 26, 2016 @ 12:54 PM
Netflix
As the most recent trailer only proved, Baz Luhrmann’s Netflix hip-hop drama The Get Down has become one of the more anticipated series of the year, even as the streaming service broke with its usual strategy to release season halves at different times. There’s good reason, it seems, as an eye-popping report has The Get Down at one of the most expensive series ever made, for which Luhrmann might sit out any possible second season.

‘The Get Down’ Sets The Bronx on Fire in Full Netflix Trailer

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 25, 2016 @ 10:34 AM
Netflix
In case you were living in a bubble of Comic-Con news this weekend (or perhaps a new season of BoJack Horseman), Netflix shone the spotlight on yet another of highly-anticipated premieres. Baz Luhrmann’s ‘70s hip-hop drama The Get Down has a brand-new trailer, looking more musical and showstopping than ever.

Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Get Down’ Rules the World in New Netflix Trailer

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 27, 2016 @ 4:47 PM
Netflix
Among the many, many new series arriving on Netflix this year, we’re perhaps most eager for a look at Baz Lurhmann’s ‘70s hip-hop drama The Get Down, its first episodes due to arrive in August. Even without a full first season to premiere, the latest trailer makes The Get Down a strong contender for the year’s most electric.

Netflix Sets Premieres for ‘The Get Down,‘ ‘Stranger Things,‘ New Original Shows From Will Arnett and More

EDIT
by Britt Hayes January 17, 2016 @ 11:28 AM
Netflix
Ahead of today’s TCA ’16 panel, Netflix has unveiled a slew of release dates for new original series, including Baz Luhrmann’s musical The Get Down, the Winona Ryder thriller Stranger Things, and shows from Will Arnett, Ashton Kutcher and the service’s first French-language series, starring Gerard Depardieu. These shows join established series Orange Is the New Black, Jessica Jones, Grace and Frankie and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, with Netflix also announcing returning dates for those favorites.

Netflix Drops Trailer for Baz Luhrmann Hip-Hop Drama ‘The Get Down’

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 6, 2016 @ 12:35 PM
Netflix
Not to beat the drum on Netflix doubling its original programming across 2016, but have two more! Our first look at Moulin Rouge director Baz Luhrmann’s take on 1970s New York hip-hop The Get Down has arrived, along with an extended sneak peek of Queen Elizabeth II miniseries The Crown.

'The Great Gatsby' Contest: Win a $100 Brooks Brothers Gift Card, Plus a Ton of Swag

EDIT
by Nick Romano May 1, 2013 @ 8:30 AM
Warner Bros.
Baz Lurhmann's 'The Great Gatsby' has been a while in the making. After originally planned for a release this past December, the film was swapped for a start-of-summer premiere in the hopes of better profits. Now we're only weeks away from seeing Leonardo DiCaprio as the title character Jay Gatsby, and we've got so much swag to give out in celebration.