Netflix Sets May Premiere Date For Ryan Murphy’s Post-WWII ‘Hollywood’ Limited Series
Netflix has announced ‘Hollywood‘, a limited series from Ryan Murphy set in post-WWII Tinseltown, will premiere on 1st May 2020. comes with an impressive list of stars including Darren Criss, Jim Parsons and Dylan McDermott.
Written by Murphy and collaborator Ian Brennan (‘Glee’, ‘Scream Queens’, ‘The Politician’), the series follows a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood try to make it big – no matter the cost. Each character offers a unique glimpse behind the gilded curtain of Hollywood’s Golden Age, spotlighting the unfair systems and biases across race, gender and sexuality that continue to this day.
The impressive cast list includes Darren Criss (‘American Crime Story’), Jim Parsons (‘The Big Bang Theory’), Dylan McDermott (‘American Horror Story’), David Corenswet (‘The Politician’), Patti LuPone (‘Pose’), Joe Mantello (‘The Normal Heart’), Holland Taylor (‘Two and a Half Men’) and Jake Picking (‘Chasing Life’). Mira Sorvino (‘Modern Family’), Maude Apatow (‘Euphoria’) and Rob Reiner (‘New Girl’) guest-star.
Murphy and Brennan exec produce the seven-episode series alongside Janet Mock (‘Pose’) and Alexis Martin Woodall (‘American Horror Story’). This is the third show to come out of the massive deal Murphy signed with Netflix back in 2018, following ‘The Politician‘, which has been renewed for a 2nd season, and the upcoming ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ prequel ‘Ratched‘.
‘Hollywood‘ premieres Friday, 1st May 2020 on Netflix UK and worldwide.
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