Netflix will be releasing a new original series, The Get Down which is set in the South Bronx, New York City. The thirteen, one hour episodes is a musical drama that follows a group of teenagers during the 1970s.
According to Billboard, “The Get Down is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to hip-hop, punk and disco – told through the lives and music of the South Bronx kids who changed the city, and the world…forever.”
The show was created by Baz Luhrmann and Shawn Ryan; actors Jaden Smith, Justice Smith, Herizen Guardiola and Shameik Moore among others are set to be a part of the cast.
A date has not been provided of when the show will air on Netflix. You may click the link below to watch the trailer:
Will you be tuning in?
- Imari W