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Houda Benyamina joins Damien Chazelle for the Netflix series “The Eddy”

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The French-Moroccan director Houda Benyamina joins the team of “La La Land’s director Damien Chazelle in his new project: the musical series “The Eddy” on Netflix. The shooting has just started in Paris.

Filming of the musical series ” The Eddy ” on Netflix kicked off. Behind the camera, Damien Chazelle has surrounded himself for the direction of season 1 (eight episodes) by Houda Benyamina, who directed “Divines”, and Alan Poul, of “Six Feet Under ” and ” The Newsroom”.

The Eddy takes the viewer through the daily life of a bankrupt Parisian jazz club, and its owner, Elliot Udo, a pianist who was successful a few years ago in New York. Love story requires the musician to have a hectic love affair with the main singer of his band. And it’s not over, his life is turned upside down by the return of his 15-year-old daughter …

The cast includes  Andre Holland, Joanna Kulig, Tahar Rahim or Leila Bekhti.  The show is scheduled to broadcast in 2020.