Netflix teamed up with four-time Oscar winner, creator Baz Luhrmann (The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge!), along with Hip-Hop Legends Nas (executive producer) and Grandmaster Flash (associate producer). The Netflix original series, The Get Down, helps tell the story of New York on the verge of bankruptcy that forced a birth of new art, Hip-Hop.
The Source reported that the cast consist of:
The cast of the The Get Down includes Shameik Moore (“Shaolin Fantastic”), Justice Smith(“Ezekiel ‘Books’ Figuero”), Herizen Guardiola (“Mylene Cruz”), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (“Cadillac”), Jaden Smith (“Dizzee Kipling”), Skylan Brooks (“Ra Ra Kipling”), Tremaine Brown Jr. (“Boo Boo Kiping”), Mamoudou Athie (“Grandmaster Flash”), Jimmy Smits (“Francisco ‘Papa Fuerte’ Cruz”) and Giancarlo Esposito (“Ramon Cruz”).
The first six episodes of The Get Down will premiere on Friday, August 12 on Netflix.
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