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Jaden Smith Is Straight Out of the 1970s in 'Vogue' Feature for 'The Get Down'

Jaden Smith Is Straight Out of the 1970s in 'Vogue' Feature for 'The Get Down'

Jaden Smith gets into character in a new photo from the set of his upcoming Netflix mini-series The Get Down, shot by Annie Leibovitz for Vogue.

The 17-year-old actor and model stars in the Baz Luhrmann-directed series, which traces hip-hop back to its early origins in the 1970′s in the Bronx.

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Jaden plays a graffiti writer named Dizzee in 13-episode series and joins a cast including Tremaine Brown Jr., Justice Smith, Shameik Moore, and Skylan Brooks. Several actors, including Tremaine, were picked out of obscurity, some coming from the Bronx themselves.

The Get Down is set to premiere on August 12 on Netflix.

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  • Anna

    I’ve actually heard good things about the script, so I’m excited for this!