Netflix has ordered a new “music-driven” drama from film director Baz Luhrmann.
The Get Down (13×60′), produced by Sony Pictures Television, is set in 1970s New York City where a rag-tag crew of teenagers from the South Bronx have nothing except each other and their verbal games and improvised dance steps.
Luhrmann will direct the first two episodes and the season finale. He also executive produces with Catherine Martin, Paul Watters, Thomas Kelly, Stephen Adley Guirgis, Shawn Ryan, and Marney Hochman.
The Get Down will premiere on Netflix in all territories in 2016.