After only one season, Netflix has reportedly decided not to renew 'The Get Down’ for a second season. The decision comes after the second six-episode part of Season 1 was released last month. We’re told the series was among Netflix’s most expensive shows, with the 12-episode first season costing about $120 million.
The Get Down was created by Baz Luhrmann and Stephen Adly Guirgis. Produced by Sony Pictures Television, the series is set in the South Bronx section of New York City in the late 1970s and its title refers to parts of disco and R&B records that could be repeated using multiple turntables and were enjoyed most by dancers.
I wanted to speak to you with an open heart and just acknowledge how humbled and moved that not only I, but all who have given so much to this production, have been by your passion and commitment to see the next chapter of The Get Down go back into production in the immediate future. I want to explain to you why that is unlikely to happen…