Here's everything you need to know about Fosse/Verdon starring Michelle Williams and
The critically acclaimed American biographical series, Fosse/Verdon revolves around Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. The romantic story of a filmmaker/choreographer and a Broadway dancer goes through several hurdles and complications, which constantly keeps us the audience at the edge of their seats wondering what's coming next.
The musical airing on Star World has everything which makes it the best choice for your next binge. If you have been living under the rock while the world is obsessing over the new drama, don't worry! Here’s everything you need to know about Fosse/Verdon:
The premise centres around Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon, the super talented choreographer and dancer duo who are a delight to watch on screen. Based on the real story of Bob and Gwen, the show narrates the actual events of the complicated yet brilliant individuals. Bob is a visionary and influential director-choreographer who loads is obsessive creativity with alcohol, drugs, and sex. Gwen is a stunning Broadway dancer and without any doubt, the best. Gwen needs Bob to glorify her greatness and the beauty of Gwen’s craft is instrumental in Bob’s work.
Cast and Characters
Michelle Williams is an American actress, who is recognized for her independent productions such as the Academy Award Nominated movie Blue Valentine. She has received four Academy awards nomination for her work in Manchester by the Sea, My Week with Marilyn, Blue Valentine, and Brokeback Mountain. Michelle’s choice of characters and films has always been surprising yet perfect. After 20 years since Dawson’s Creek, this marks the return of Michelle Williams to TV. In Fosse/Verdon, she has bagged the leading role of a flawless Broadway dancer, Gwen Verdon.
From making guest appearances to now leading in award-winning films and shows, he has come a long way. The magnificent actor and Academy Award Winner, Sam Rockwell is admired for his critically acclaimed roles in a series of blockbusters like Lawn Dogs, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Matchstick Men, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Moon, Seven Psychopaths, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. In Fosse/Verdon he has played the perfectionist filmmaker and choreographer, Bob Fosse.
Creators and Crew
A show is as good as its creators! It comes as no surprise why Fosse/Verdon is a masterpiece. The show has been created by the Primetime Emmy Winner Thomas Kail and Steven Levenson, the former being the director of the popular series, 2 Broke Girls. Adam Bernstein has taken up the role as one of the directors of the show, who has previously directed the blockbuster Breaking Bad and Fargo.
Awards and Nominations
The show got the spotlight it deserved in the Primetime Emmy Awards 2019 where it bagged 11 Nominations including the Outstanding leads, direction, writing, music casting, production, and makeup. Not just the Emmys, the show was in highlights in the Television Critics Awards as well where it got nominated for outstanding achievement in a series.