When it comes to music especially Jazz, Damien Chazelle is your man. Ahead of it’s world premiere at Berlin Film Festival in March, Netflix have released the Trailer for The Eddy.
After the success of Whiplash and La La Land especially, the Oscar winning director is exchanging the big screen for your TV/Laptop screen. Jazz will be free flowing in this limited series as the streets of LA are now on the streets of Paris.
André Holland plays one time celebrated jazz pianist who co-owns struggling club. Things start to unravel when his business partner (Tahar Rahim) is involved in questionable practices. His troublesome daughter (Amandla Stenberg) also appears on his door step.
Directed by Academy Award® winner Damien Chazelle (La La Land), Emmy Award® winner Alan Poul (Tales of the City), Houda Benyamina (Divines) and Laïla Marrakchi (Le Bureau des Légendes), the Netflix original series THE EDDY is an eight-episode drama that takes place in the vibrant multicultural neighborhoods of modern-day Paris. Once a celebrated jazz pianist in New York, Elliot Udo (André Holland) is now the co-owner of struggling club The Eddy, where he manages the house band fronted by lead singer and on-again-off-again girlfriend Maja (Joanna Kulig). As Elliot learns that his business partner Farid (Tahar Rahim) may be involved in some questionable practices at the club, secrets begin to come to light that have also been concealed from Farid’s wife Amira (Leïla Bekhti), and when Elliot’s troubled teenage daughter Julie (Amandla Stenberg) suddenly arrives in Paris to live with him, his personal and professional worlds quickly start to unravel as he confronts his past, fighting to save the club and protect those closest to him. The series also stars Melissa George (In Treatment), Adil Dehbi (How I Became a Superhero), Benjamin Biolay (La douleur), Tchéky Karyo (The Missing) and rapper Sopico in his debut on-screen performance.
Interspersed with dynamic and uplifting performances, THE EDDY conveys the power of music to heal, unite and turn chaos into beauty.
The Eddy will launch on Netflix on 8th May 2020.Powered by Sidelines