Donald Glover (Childish Gambino)Talks About New TV Show Coming Soon To FX
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New TV Show Coming Soon To FX
“The thesis with ['Atlanta'] was kind of to show people how it felt to be black," he said. "What was important to me was that this show was personal and had a specific take, because that’s all you can really ask for from a show nowadays, is having a specific point of view on something.”
"What was important to me" he said, "was that this show was personal and had a specific take, because that's all you can really ask for from a show nowadays, is having a specific point of view on something."
While FX is promoting the show as a comedy, the actor and executive producers say that the series has a dark tone. "You can't really write that down. You kind of have to feel it, so the tonal aspect was really important to me."
"That would be weird, that would be so weird. I wouldn’t have enjoyed that. It's possible to do that but then … that makes it harder for me to do music.
It just clouds a lot of things. There's a level of magic realism and suspended disbelief that you need for all genres, and it's important for me as an artist to keep those all in tact."