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Rita Ora Calls Baz Luhrmann's 'The Get Down' A 'Masterpiece'!

Rita Ora keeps it chic and fabulous as she leaves her apartment on Thursday (August 11) in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City.

The 25-year-old singer then made her way to the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in the Bronx, where she joined director Baz Luhrmann at the premiere of his new Netflix series The Get Down.

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“Mr Baz Luhrmann congratulations on the masterpiece The Get Down! So inspiring!,” Rita captioned with her Instagram post. “It’s such a masterpiece and culturally so relevant to our society today! Thank you for inspiring us once again! ❤️”


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Justin Long & Amy Sedaris Premiere 'Ghost Team' In NYC!

Justin Long flashes a big smile alongside Amy Sedaris at the premiere of their latest film Ghost Team held at The Metrograph on Tuesday (August 9) in New York City.

The 38-year-old actor and Amy, 55, were joined at the event by their co-stars Jon Heder, Tom Schiller, Joel Garland, Doug Drucker, director-writer Oliver Irving, and director Baz Luhrmann, who came out to show his support.

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Ghost Team follows the story of a paranormal-obsessed man who mounts his own investigation into the beyond with his depressed best friend, misfit nephew, a cable access medium and an overeager security guard – Watch trailer below!


‘Ghost Team’ Trailer

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Jaden Smith Opens Up About His Gender-Fluid Style: 'I've Never Seen Any Distinction'

Jaden Smith steps out with director Baz Luhrmann after visiting BBC Radio One studios to promote their upcoming Netflix series The Get Down on Thursday (July 7) in London, England.

That same day, it was revealed that the 17-year-old model and actor will cover Nylon Magazine‘s August issue.

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In his interview with the mag, Jaden opened up about his gender-fluid sense of style. He said that stays true to himself and explains how he doesn’t see a difference between clothes for men or women.

“I feel like people are kind of confused about gender norms. I feel like people don’t really get it,” Jaden said. “I’m not saying that I get it, I’m just saying that I’ve never seen any distinction.”

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Leonardo DiCaprio's Oscar Odds Are Shooting Very High!

Leonardo DiCaprio flashes a smile while posing alongside co-star Will Poulter at a screening for their new movie The Revenant on Tuesday (November 24) at AMC Lincoln Square in New York City.

The 41-year-old actor has had major Oscar buzz for this role ever since the project was announced and now that the movie has been seen by critics, the buzz is skyrocketing. Many people are saying Leo will finally win an Academy Award!

Leo said at a screening the night before that The Revenant was “the most difficult film, I think, that any of us have ever done,” according to the Los Angeles Times.

Other attendees at the screening included the film’s director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, as well as Leo‘s former collaborators Martin Scorsese and Baz Luhrmann.

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Jaden Smith Lands Role in Baz Luhrmann's New Netflix Series

Jaden Smith just landed a role in an exciting new television project – he is joining Baz Luhrmann‘s upcoming Netflix series The Get Down!

The 16-year-old entertainer will play Marcus “Dizzee” Kipling, a “psychedelically talented and enigmatic graffiti writer” raised in the Bronx, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Here is a statement released by Baz: “Recently, Jaden has been seeking diverse and challenging roles and this is a testament to his passion to grow in the craft. In the short time he has joined our acting family, he has begun developing his The Get Down skill set, even taking lessons from the legendary graffiti artist Lady Pink of Wild Style fame, as well as steeping himself in the history and culture of the Bronx.”

The Get Down will premiere on Netflix next year and it is a musical drama set in the 1970s.

Naomi Campbell Shows Off Her Assets at Met Gala 2015

Naomi Campbell gets daring in a low-cut gown at the 2015 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 4) in New York City.

The 44-year-old model stayed close to her longtime friend Lee Daniels while walking the red carpet before the big event.

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Also joining the two at the Met Ball was rapper Common and film director Baz Luhrmann.

FYI: Naomi and Lee are wearing Burberry. Common is wearing Prada.

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Baz Luhrmann Casts His Female Lead for Netflix's 'The Get Down' (Exclusive)

Baz Luhrmann has found his new leading lady. Newcomer Herizen Guardiola will star in the director’s new Netflix original series The Get Down, JustJared.com can exclusively reveal.

The 18-year-old singer/songwriter will make her acting debut as Mylene Cruz, a shining, tenacious girl with a voice from God who dreams of disco stardom from the confines of her family’s fiercely religious church walls.

Baz is directing the first two episodes and the season finale. He will also serve as the executive producer of the 13-episode music-driven drama.

“So many really talented actors were seen to play the lead female role of Mylene Cruz, daughter of Reverend Ramon Cruz and niece of Papa Filipe Fuerte Cruz in The Get Down. It’s always thrilling to find a fresh unknown talent, particularly one who is not only a terrific actor but a magnificent vocalist,” Baz said in an exclusive statement. “The entire The Get Down team welcome Herizen Guardiola into our story.”

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