Atlanta

Synopsis

The protagonist of the Atlanta TV-series is Earn from Georgia. He does not have a settled life, has an ex-girlfriend, a daughter, an uncertain future, and a cousin Al, who has begun building a career in hip-hop music. Earn decides to become a manager for his cousin, but he does not really understand what success is and how to achieve it.

Interesting Facts

  • The first episode of the second season of Atlanta was shown on the American TV-channel FX on March 1, 2018.
  • In August 2018, Atlanta was extended for two more seasons, filming of which was supposed to start in early 2020. However, due to the global pandemic, the premiere of the new season has been postponed significantly. According to the creators, the third season of the musical tragicomedy will be released in the winter of 2021, and the fourth even later.
  • The showrunner of the series, Donald Glover, is a significant person in world pop culture. He wrote the screenplay for the TV-series 30 Rock, starred in the TV-series Community, and launched Atlanta in 2016. In this series, he has not only played the leading role but also wrote and produced this thing. Glover is not limited to TV: for example, he voiced Simba in The Lion King movie and played Lando in the solo movie about Han Solo. Among other things, Glover is hiding under the name Childish Gambino who is a super famous musician who has five Grammy awards.
  • Critics love Atlanta. In total, the series got two Golden Globes and five Emmy Awards. By the way, Donald Glover himself describes the series like, “if David Lynch or the Coen brothers filmed a show about hip-hop culture.”

Information

This is an American-made musical tragicomedy TV-series.

The premiere of the second season took place on March 1, 2018 on the American TV-channel FX.

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Tags: music, rap, drama, comedy, USA, Donald Glover

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