"Hollywood" is an American drama streaming television series directed by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan.
The starring cast includes David Corenswet, Darren Criss, Laura Harrier, Joe Mantello, Dylan McDermott, Jake Picking, Jeremy Pope, Holland Taylor, Samara Weaving, Jim Parsons and others.

Here are "Hollywood" TV series trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Hollywood TV series?

Netflix on Monday, April 20, 2020 released the trailer for "Hollywood" you can watch here:
HOLLYWOOD | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Plot summary

What is Hollywood TV series plot?

Here is a short review of "Hollywood" TV series plot summary.

A group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood try to make it big - no matter the cost.


Who plays who in the Hollywood TV series?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Hollywood" TV series. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

David Corenswet  as Jack Castello a World War II veteran
Darren Criss  as Raymond Ainsley a half-Filipino aspiring film director hoping to break boundaries in Hollywood, and Camille's boyfriend
Laura Harrier  as Camille Washington an up-and-coming Black actress facing prejudice because of her race, and Raymond's girlfriend
Joe Mantello  as Richard "Dick" Samuels a studio executive at Ace Studios
Dylan McDermott  as Ernest "Ernie" West a pimp, based on Scotty Bowers
Jake Picking  as Roy Fitzgerald / Rock Hudson a fictionalized version of the actor, and Archie's boyfriend
Jeremy Pope  as Archie Coleman a Black aspiring screenwriter facing prejudice, and Roy's boyfriend
Holland Taylor  as Ellen Kincaid a studio executive and mentor for aspiring actors at Ace Studios
Samara Weaving  as Claire Wood an up-and-coming actress, Camille's rival, and the daughter of Ace and Avis Amberg
Jim Parsons  as Henry Willson a fictionalized version of the Hollywood talent agent whose clients included Rock Hudson
Patti LuPone  as Avis Amberg wife of Ace Amberg, the head of Ace Studios, and a former actress
Maude Apatow  as Henrietta Castello Jack's wife
Mira Sorvino  as Jeanne Crandall a successful but aging actress, Ace's mistress, and Camille's scene partner
Michelle Krusiec  as Anna May Wong a fictionalized version of the Chinese-American actress, whom Raymond tries to help
Rob Reiner  as Ace Amberg the head of Ace Studios and the husband of Avis
Brian Chenoweth  as Lon Silver Ace's attorney
Jake Regal  as Erwin Kaye a man Henrietta works with and has an affair with
William Frederick Knight  as Harry Golden a veteran film editor at Ace Studios
Queen Latifah  as Hattie McDaniel a fictionalized version of the actress
Katie McGuinness  as Vivien Leigh a fictionalized version of the actress
Paget Brewster  as Tallulah Bankhead a fictionalized version of the actress
Daniel London  as George Cukor a fictionalized version of the director and producer known for his grand house parties
Harriet Sansom Harris  as Eleanor Roosevelt a fictionalized version of the First Lady and Avis's friend
Billy Boyd  as Noël Coward a fictionalized version of the playwright, composer, director, and actor
Alison Wright  as Ms. Roswell the gatekeeper to Ace Studios
Colette McDermott  as Josephine
Roz Witt  as Miss Stinson
Nicola Bertram  as Gertie
Kerry Knuppe  as Sally
Chad Doreck  as John
Monica Lee Gradischek  as Lucille Reimann
Herbert Russell  as Len Schlossen
Elizabeth Schmidt  as Phyllis Gates
David Bluvband  as Lew
Dalton Baker  as Randy
Samantha Bartow  as Girl
Brea Bee  as Woman
Adam Bucci  as 2nd AC (Camille)
Courtlyn Cannan  as Woman (20's)
Avery Bigelow  as Betsy
Austin Bowerman  as Security Guard
Kelly Chavers  as Waitress
Chris Patrickson  as Voice
Aidan Bristow  as George Hurrell
DeJean Brown  as Sharecropper Dad
Matt Devine  as Box Office Attendant
Chris Dotson  as Cy Freeman
Timothy Dvorak  as Irving Thalberg
Todd Pickering  as Red Tettemer
Raleigh Adams  as Football Player 6
Doran Butler  as Gay Black Man
Robert Della Cerra  as AD
Bryan Dodds  as Driver
Anthony Fanelli  as Radio Correspondent
Carrie Gibson  as Dorothy Arzner
Nick Cleland  as Edmund Gwenn
Anthony Coons  as Guy Madison
Jordan Feldman  as AD
Bob Glouberman  as Dr. Algren
Jessica Greer  as Sex Worker 2
Logan Coffey  as Football Player 7
Thomas Copeland Jr.  as Troy
Michael Deutsch  as Timpani Player
Daniel Hagen  as Joseph Breen
Shane Jackson  as Actor 5
Frank Crim  as Mickey Cohen
Joseph Dixon  as Football Player 4
Fred Grandy  as C. Aubrey Smith
Michele Karpel  as Flo
Dan Dore  as Gregory Hall
Mitch Eakins  as Robert Montgomery
Connor Field  as Football Player 5
Bobby C. King  as Older Gentleman
Kevin Needham  as Waiter
Rachel Emerson  as Rosalind Russell
Josh Gilmer  as Football Player 8
Joe Marinelli  as Sidney Franklin
David St. Pierre  as Man in Suit
Chris Doubek  as Greens
Bud Galloway  as Usher
Tony Harth  as Football Player 1
Nadia Lanfranconi  as Italian Girl
Michael G. Martinez  as 2nd AC (Anna's)
David Gilchrist  as Donald Crisp
Trey Holland  as 1st AC
Jesse LeNoir  as Maître'd
Holger Moncada Jr.  as Cop 1
Patrick Sylvester  as Spitting Protestor
Brian Gilleece  as 2nd AC
Jacqueline Jandrell  as Suzanne
Christine Kilmer  as Ethel
Dailyn Matthews  as Wealthy Woman 1
Camille Natta  as Luise Rainer
Kasia Szarek  as Starra Dean
Will Hawkes  as Photographer 2
Matt Linton  as Football Player 9
Tim McKernan  as Bank Representative
Joe Pistone  as Cop 2
Brett Holland  as George Murphy
Brian Konowal  as Carl Williams
Kristian Lugo  as Football Player 10
Franco Nunez  as Actor 3
Barry Ratcliffe  as Auctioneer
Kieran Biggs  as Actor 6
Karen Huie  as Chinese Grandmother
Christian Martin  as Dean Wharton
Holly Kaplan  as Hedda Hopper
Chuck Marra  as Dan Seeley
Davey Miller  as Football Player 3
Dan Pfau  as Bartender
Diane Yang Kirk  as Mother
Nick Milone  as Football Player 2
Laura Siegel  as Millie
Tomer David  as Bartender
Pierce Nasser  as Football Player 11
Darren Richardson  as Cole Porter
Glenn Taranto  as Doctor
Calah Lane  as Little Girl
Charlie Purviance  as 1st AD
Scott Riley  as Good-Looking Man
Nina Umpierrez  as Woman (30's)
Sarah Lee  as Chinese Daughter
Marina Romanoff  as Driver 4
Brian Lewis  as Photographer 1
Julian Schwartz  as Waiter
Ryan Taylor  as Guy 1
Samuel Caleb Walker  as Rory Calhoun
Jim McCaffree  as Academy Official
Alexis Simpson  as Sharon
Conrad Solaka  as Stan
David Weisenberg  as Lawyer 2
Oliver Star  as Actor 4
Eddie Walton  as Assistant
Steven Wishnoff  as Lawyer 1
Dionne Neish  as Sharecropper Mom
Cayden Stone  as Actor 1
Ken Weiler  as Sam Berger
Kuali'i Wittman  as Western Union Man
Marie Oldenbourg  as Susan Hayward
Jacob Kyle Young  as Tab Hunter
Jasper Randall  as Orchestra Conductor
Christopher Wolfe  as Mob Muscle
Jon Young  as Football Player 12
Ryan Rasberry  as Security Guard 2
Dan Sachoff  as Fredric March
Michael Saltzman  as Michael Saltzman
Sebastian Vale  as William Meiklejohn
Kelcey Watson  as F.P. Yober
Ashley Wood Garcia  as Loretta Young
Elisha Yaffe  as AD
Kathryn Zenna  as Bennie O'Halloran


What are Hollywood filming details?

"Hollywood" series are produced by Ryan Murphy Television and Prospect Films.

The average duration of each episode is 44 - 57 minutes. Country of origin: United States. Original language: English.


What are critics and audiences saying about Hollywood TV series?

"Hollywood" TV series got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.6/10.

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