No matter where your feet are planted right now, embark on a journey to Paris—if only momentarily—with a first look at Damien Chazelle’s new TV show, The Eddy. Vogue can exclusively share photos from Chazelle’s moody first television project, which recently wrapped production in the French capital.
Chazelle’s last project was the space film First Man, but, as you'd likely expect from the director of the much-loved 2016 film La La Land, The Eddy will also have strong musical leanings. It tells the story of a Parisian jazz club and all its habitués, from its owner to the house band—all drenched in the art and romance of the city. Songs from six-time Grammy Award winner Glen Ballard (Jagged Little Pill) will bring the story to life, while Chazelle himself, Houda Benyamina, Laila Marrakchi, and Alan Poul—who is also the showrunner—directed the show.
The cast features Moonlight’s André Holland as Elliot Udo, a jazz pianist and New Yorker who has wound up the owner of the club, which has fallen on hard times. Amandla Stenberg will star as Elliot’s teenaged daughter, whose sudden appearance prompts some soul-searching in the disillusioned musician; the eventual arrival of Alison (Melissa George), Elliot’s ex-wife, is certain to stir up even more of the same. Joanna Kulig (Cold War), Tahar Rahim (A Prophet), and Leila Bekhti (Paris Je T’aime) have also been cast, as have musicians Randy Kerber, Lada Obradovic, Damian Nueva Cortés, Jowee Omicil, and Ludovic Louis.
The Eddy, which will have an eight-episode run, will stream on Netflix in 2020. See a sneak peek at stars Holland and Stenberg in their roles, Chazelle behind the scenes, the evocative interior of Elliot’s club, and more, below.
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