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[09/01/17 - 06:03 AM]
Academy Award(R)-Winning Director Damien Chazelle Comes to Netflix with New Series "The Eddy"
"The Eddy" is a musical drama set in contemporary multi-cultural Paris revolving around a club, its owner, the house band, and the chaotic city that surrounds them.







EDDY, THE (NETFLIX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
9/1/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
eight episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, September 2017) Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment network, today announced The Eddy, a new Netflix original series from Academy Award(R)-winning director Damien Chazelle. The eight-episode series comes from IMG and will premiere exclusively to Netflix members around the world. Executive produced by Damien Chazelle, who will direct two of the episodes, and written by five-time BAFTA Award-winning and Olivier-winning writer Jack Thorne (National Treasure, This is England, Wonder), The Eddy is an eight-episode musical drama series that will be shot in France and feature dialogue in French, English and Arabic. Emmy-winning producer Alan Poul (Six Feet Under, The Newsroom), will also executive produce, and original music will be written by six-time Grammy Award-winner Glen Ballard (Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill, Michael Jackson's Bad). Following on the heels of other productions in Europe, including The Crown and the upcoming Dark, The Eddy continues Netflix's investment in international and French content. The Eddy is a musical drama set in contemporary multi-cultural Paris revolving around a club, its owner, the house band, and the chaotic city that surrounds them.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alan Poul as EP
· Damien Chazelle as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Glen Ballard as EP
· Jack Thorne as CRTR/EP
· Katie Swinden as EP
· Patrick Spence as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fifty Fathoms
· IMG