Truths and myths about the new mini-series from Netflix


Hollywood is the new bet of Ryan Murphy for Netflix that premiered on the 1st of may with great popularity in the stream, and which follows a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in the golden age of Hollywood, after the Second World War.

The miniseries revives years keys to the mecca of american cinema recreating the various milestones or key moments in the history of cinema, but it also includes a large part of imagination in an attempt to show how it would have been without the discrimination, machismo and racial prejudice.

With 10 chapters and a cast of luxury, composed by Darren Cris Laura Harrier, Joe Mantello, Dylan McDermott, Jake Picking, Holland Taylor, and Jim Parsons, the story deals with various facts as a network of male prostitution, actress asian Anna May Wong, to the studio in Hollywood, led by a woman, but here that is real and what is an invention.

The first actress asian to win an Oscar

In the series did justice to the interpreter of chinese origin, Anna May Wong, where he becomes the first actress asian to win an Oscar as best supporting actress, something that in real life is not yet the case.

First woman in charge of a movie studio

In Hollywood Avis Amberg (Patti LuPone) is in charge of a major movie studio, however this fact is also far from the reality, since that didn’t happen until the 80’s, when Sherry Lansing was in charge of 20th Century-Fox.

First black woman to win an Oscar

The series presents an alternate reality where Camille Washington (Laura Harrier) becomes the first african american woman to earn maximum figure of the cinema in 1947. However in real life it was not until 2002 that became a reality with the performance of Halle Berry in Monster”s Ball.

Network of prostitution, gay

In this case, the story on which it was based was real, like the character of Ernie West and the petrol station Golden Tip, are inspired by Scotty Bowers and the gas Station Richfield in Los Angeles, which in its time came to have over 20 customers daily.

Henry Willson did exist

Wilson actually did exist and was instrumental in the discovery of Rock Hudson. Also noted for helping other budding actors to get work in exchange for sexual favors.

Check out the trailer of Hollywood below: