André Holland will star in a new Netflix series from director Damien Chazelle.
The streaming agency launched in a tweet Thursday the 39-year-old actor will play the lead operate in The Eddy, Chazelle’s first TV enterprise.
“Cast André Holland in all the things!” the publish reads. “Holland is set to be the lead in ‘The Eddy,’ a musical drama set in contemporary multicultural Paris. The show is also the first television project from Academy-Award winning director Damien Chazelle.”
Holland will play Elliot Udo, a former celebrated jazz pianist in New York, who’s part-owner of the Paris membership. He is worried in an on-again, off-again relationship and is compelled to face his weak spot when his 15-year-old daughter out of the blue reveals up.
Holland will co-executive produce with Chazelle, Glen Ballard and Alan Poul. Chazelle will direct the first two episodes with Thorne, who moreover wrote six of the scripts. Poul will direct the last word two episodes.
Cast André Holland in your entire points!
Holland is prepared to be the lead in “The Eddy,” a musical drama set in fashionable multicultural Paris. The current will be the first television enterprise from Academy-Award worthwhile director Damien Chazelle. pic.twitter.com/XXkJvz4wxD
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Holland starred in the Academy Award-winning film Moonlight. He moreover portrayed Dr. Algernon Edwards in The Knick and Matt Miller in American Horror Story: Roanoke.
Chazelle is assumed for guiding the films Whiplash, La La Land and First