The limited-series presents an alternative version of history wherein actors and writers of color are more openly part of the Hollywood studio system.
As described in the official plot synopsis, Hollywood “exposes and examines decades-old power dynamics, and what the entertainment landscape might look like if they had been dismantled.” From prostitution and sexual harassment to racism to homophobia and the fascination with homosexuality, these burgeoning young stars are faced with the challenges of an unfair system, with biases against racism, gender, and sexuality that still feel prominent to this day.
Check out the first trailer for Netflix’s Hollywood below:
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The coming season of Showtime’s neo-Gothic horror drama Penny Dreadful promises to be every bit as bone chilling as the last. The iconic Patti LuPone, who was featured last season as Joan ‘The Cut Wife’ Clayton, the witch that teaches Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) the darkest black magic, will return in a new role altogether. Lovers of the literary themes of the show will be excited to hear Robert Lewis Stevenson’s Dr.Jekyll (and, presumably, one Mr. Hyde) will also join this season.
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