Atlanta (TV series)
|Created by||Donald Glover|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer(s)||Donald Glover|
|Camera setup||single camera|
Atlanta is an upcoming American single-camera comedy series created by Donald Glover who is also starring. The series is about two cousins in the Atlanta rap scene. FX ordered the pilot to a 10-episode season in October 2015. The show is expected to air in 2016.
Cast and characters
- Donald Glover as Earnest "Earn" Marks
- Brian Tyree Henry as Alfred Miles
- LaKeith Lee Stanfield as Darius
- Zazie Beetz as Van
- Bret "E." As Officer Gandy
The pilot is created and written by Donald Glover and was ordered by FX Networks in December 2014. It is directed by Hiro Murai and shot in Atlanta. It got picked up to series with a 10-episode order in October 2015. Glover, who grew up in Atlanta and also works as a musician stated that "the city influenced the tone of the show".
- FX press release (October 15, 2015). ""Atlanta" Ordered to Series on FX - Comedy Created by and Starring Donald Glover Picked Up for 10-Episode First Season". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 22, 2016.
- FX press release (December 12, 2014). "FX Networks Orders Comedy Series Pilot "Atlanta" from Award-Winning Actor and Writer Donald Glover". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 22, 2016.
- FX press release (July 2, 2015). "Donald Glover Pilot "Atlanta" Casts Its Leads as Production Gets Underway". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 22, 2016.
- N'Duka, Amanda (January 16, 2016). "Donald Glover On ‘Atlanta’: “I Just Think That It’s The Most American Place” — TCA". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 22, 2016.
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