Tahar Rahim in Talks to Star in Damien Chazelle’s Netflix Show ‘The Eddy’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | 2/11/2019 | Elsa Keslassy
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Tahar Rahim, the French actor currently appearing in the Berlinale opening film “The Kindness of Strangers,” is in negotiations to star in Damien Chazelle’s highly anticipated Netflix series “The Eddy,” Variety has learned.

A Paris-set musical series written by Jack Thorne (“National Treasure”), “The Eddy” will revolve around a club, its owner, the house band, and the chaotic city that surrounds them. The series is expected to start shooting on location in Paris later this year.

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Chazelle, the Oscar-winning director of “La La Land” and “First Man,” will direct several episodes of the series, on top of exec-producing. Glen Ballard, the composer and producer of Alanis Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill” and Michael Jackson’s “Bad,” is composing the original score for the series and will also exec-produce it, along with Alan Poul (“Six Feet Under,” “The Newsroom”).

Some episodes will be directed Houda Benyamina, several sources say. Benyamina helmed...
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