Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Bo Burnham, the Nice Guy Who Carey Mulligan Jilts in “Promising Young Woman,” Has A Netflix Musical Special


You know Bo Burnham. He’s the nice guy who meets Carey Mulligan in the coffee shop in “Promising Young Woman” and she treats like dirt. That guy. He also directed and starred in “Eighth Grade.” Now it seems he’s made a musical special for Netflix coming soon. He shot it himself during the pandemic. That’s all we know. Here’s his teaser for it.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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