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Netflix Orders Musical Drama Series ‘Mixtape’

Series Was Originally in Contention for Fox

Netflix has picked up 10 episodes of a musical drama series called “Mixtape” from Annapurna Pictures in association with 20th Century Fox, which focuses on the love stories connecting a diverse, disparate group of people in contemporary Los Angeles through the music that lives inside their hearts and minds. The series was formerly a pilot that was in contention on Fox for next season, and it hails from Joshua Safran. Jenna Dewan, Callie Hernandez and Madeline Stowe — who all starred in the pilot — will return, along with Jahmil French, Campbell Scott, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Megan Ferguson, and Evan Whitten. Raul Castillo, who was the male lead in the pilot, since he now has a recurring role on Netflix comedy “One Day at a Time.”

Safran will also executive produce in addition to writing. Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, and Ali Krug will also executive produce.