The Get Down – NetflixKnown for his award winning, visually stunning and music-centric feature films that have grossed close to one billion dollars worldwide, Oscar nominated director/writer/producer Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!, The Great Gatsby, Romeo + Juliet) is now set to mount his first ever television series and a nationwide casting call has been announced for several roles in what is sure to be one of the most brilliant productions ever brought to the medium. The Get Down will be coming to Netflix and you could be a part of it. Online audition submissions are being accepted from performers of all ages today.The Get Down will see Luhrmann combine his passions for song, story and period pieces to tell the story of a group of teenagers growing up in the South Bronx, New York in the 1970’s. The diverse group’s journey will serve as a window intoa tremendously heady time in NYC and focus on the beginnings of hip-hop and punk music amidst the decay of the once proud city due to surges in crime and violence. With lush landscape and moving music, The Get Down will show the power of art and the ability to grow great beauty from great turmoil. Mr. Luhrmann has committed to direct select episodes along with his producing duties which he will share with an amazing creative team led by Emmy nominee Shawn Ryan (The Shield, The Unit, Mad Dogs) along with Thomas Kelly (Blue Bloods), Paul Watters (Australia) and Marney Hochman (The Chicago Code). Auditions for many roles in this highly anticipated production are being accepted now. Casting calls for The Netflix musical drama series The Get Down are happening now and actors, singers and dancers of all types can submit themselves for a number of exciting roles of various sizes today. Performers can apply online by heading here thegetdowncasting.com, the series official website. More audition details for this fabulous production will be posted here so keep checking back for updates and leave a comment in the space below and tell us what you think of this one of a kind series and why you think you would be perfect for a role in Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down.