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Nas Influencing The Creative Direction For The Get Down

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One of the most anticipated shows of the fall is the Netflix series The Get Down.  Baz Luhrmann’s (The Great Gatsby) first TV series will focus on group of South Bronx teenagers [who] are nothings and nobodies with no one to shelter them — except each other, armed only with verbal games, improvised dance steps, some magic markers and spray cans. It’s a unique take on the genius of Hip Hop.

In a interview with EW.com, show creator talked about collaborating with Nas on the project.

“One of the things, which I don’t think anyone knows because it’s not in the trailers, and we’ve been doing this for about a year now,” Luhrmann said, “is that one of the characters — I won’t spoiler alert it to you — goes on and we discover that he’s actually a successful rap star in the ‘90s. And he narrates it through rhyme, through rap. And this character, as it turns out, is played onstage in kinda sorta Madison Square Garden.”

He continued to speak on how Nas has influence the creative on the project.

“One of the great collaborations is that I’ve been working really closely in creating these rhymes, and he’s a producer on the film, with one of the most iconic voices of the ‘90s and that’s Nas. And so Nas has been this other huge creative force in the production. And it’s been playing really, really successfully.”

 

The Get Down will premier on Netflix on Aug. 12.

VIA: EW.com

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First Look: Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson in Men In Black Reboot

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Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson will be teaming up again for the Men In Black reboot.

Sony has fast-tracked the franchise with the fourth installment titled MIB. The story will focus on the two new agents, H and M. The film has been shooting since July with F. Gary Gary as the director.

Hemsworth posted the first look of the new agents on Instagram with a nod to Thor: Ragnarok with the hastag #revengersforlife.

Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones will not reprise their roles in the film as agents J and K. Sony had originally planned on combining the Men in Black and 21 Jump Street franchises. But signs point to that being scrapped for a film closer to the original.

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Michael B. Jordan Will Star In New Tom Clancy Franchise

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Michael B. Jordan is signed on for a new Tom Clancy franchise.

Paramount Pictures has tapped the Creed II star for the lead role of John Clark. The studio has decided to focus on two movies Rainbow Six and Without Remorse. Without Remorse is the origin story for the character and will serve as the first film of the franchise.

John Terrence Kelly alias John Clark is an ex-Navy Seal-turned-operations officer for the CIA and would go on to appear in 17 novels starting with 1988’s The Cardinal of the Kremlin with Jack Ryan. His first solo adventures began with Without Remorse in 1993.

No word yet if the John Krasinski who plays Jack Ryan in the Amazon will join the cast.

VIA: Variety

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Bond 25 Finally Lands New Director

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Bond has been on hold after Danny Boyle left the project in August.

Sony has officially hired a new director for the franchise. True Detectives director Cary Fukunaga will step behind the camera for Daniel Craig’s last Bond film. Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli made the announcement this morning.

“We are delighted to be working with Cary. His versatility and innovation make him an excellent choice for our next James Bond adventure.”

Cary Fukunaga directed the first season of HBO’s True Detective, which starred Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson

Production has been pushed back to March of 2019. The film will now be released on February 14th, 2020.

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