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Based in Atlanta, Earn and his cousin Alfred try to make their way in the world through the rap scene. Along the way they come face to face with social and economic issues touching on race, relationships, poverty, status, and parenthood.

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Donald Glover
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Series cast summary:
Donald Glover ...  Earnest 'Earn' Marks / ... 18 episodes, 2016-2018
Brian Tyree Henry ...  Alfred 'Paper Boi' Miles 17 episodes, 2016-2018
LaKeith Stanfield ...  Darius 15 episodes, 2016-2018
Zazie Beetz ...  Van 10 episodes, 2016-2018
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Based in Atlanta, Earn and his cousin Alfred are trying to make their way up in the world through the rap scene. Along the way they come face to face with social and economic issues touching on race, relationships, poverty, status, and parenthood. Written by Bianca Hart

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Atlanta: Robbin' Season See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Season 2 of Atlanta did not air until 2018 due to Donald Glover's commitment to Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), in which he plays Lando Calrissian. See more »

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Some guys don't get all the luck. Here it's funny and entertaining
15 September 2016 | by ccorral419See all my reviews

Looks like FX has once again found another island in the rough with their new show "Atlanta". Creator, Writer and Actor Donald Glover (no relation to actor Danny Glover) is that guy who everything seems to happen to him and/or around him. Featuring a primarily cast of color, Brian Tyree Henry, Keith Stansfield and Zadie Beetz (each established actors) will surely become household names with this series. Like some of my other favorite FX shows (The Americans, AHS, FARGO, You're the Worst), "Atlanta" is gritty, in-your-face and realistically captures a slice of life rarely shown on TV. "Atlanta" is an adult show about climbing the ranks into the rap scene, and surviving the neighborhood, that shouldn't be missed.


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