13 April 2024

‘All That Jazz…And Crime’ In New Damien Chazelle’s The Eddy Trailer

Netflix have released the New Trailer for Damien Chazelle‘s The Eddy. The La La Land director returns to the Jazz music scene, this time there’s plenty of drama …plenty of crime too!

The Netflix Original Limited series sees André Holland a one time celebrated Jazz musican who heads to Paris to run the struggling club, The Eddy.As  he attempts to sort his life out and his troublesome daughter, his life unravel.

Plenty of anxiety on show here, teasing that  Elliott is drowning in the deep end, that deep his past has caught up on him. Can Chazelle pull off another critical winner? A new challenge, here’s hoping…

Related: “Ya Like Jazz?” Watch Damien Chazelle’s The Eddy Trailer

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 limited series stars André Holland, Joanna Kulig alongside Amandla Stenberg, Leila Bekhti and Tahar Rahim.

The Eddy will launch on Netflix on 8th May 2020.

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