Chazelle, Damien: Drama Series at Apple (After First Man)

Apple has approved a drama series from Oscar-winning filmmaker Damien Chazelle (La La Land).

Chazelle will write and direct every episode of the series, as well as serving as exec-producer.  The series will be executive produced by Jordan Horowitz via Original Headquarters banner, and Fred Berger for Automatik Entertainment.

Chazelle’s most recent film, La La Land, won 6 Oscars last year, including Best Director for Chazelle and Best Actress for Emma Stone. The film also won a record-breaking seven Golden Globe Awards, including Best Director and Best Screenplay for Chazelle.

His previous film, 2014’s Whiplash, received five Oscar nominations and three wins, including Best Supporting Actor for J.K. Simmons.

He is currently in production on Universal’s First Man, starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy, will be released in fall 2018.