- Hollywood the latest series by Ryan Murphy, launched 5/1 on Netflix.
- Hollywood heavyweights include Jeremy Pope, who portrays Archie Coleman.
- Pope made Broadway history last year when he was the sixth man to receive Tony nominations in two different categories that same year.
Netflix’s latest miniseries, Hollywood had a lot of attention before it even fell off. The latest television show in the Ryan Murphy empire tells the story of a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers trying to make it into the film industry in the years after World War II. By researching gender inequality, sexuality and racism in the era of the civil rights movement, the show aims to draw a different vision and version of Hollywood work at a time when both professional and personal secrets are close to Vest were kept.
With a cast of Hollywood stars (Patti Lupone, Jim Parsons, Holland Taylor, and others), the audience is introduced to a group of new actors selected by Murphy to join the series. Among them is a young man named Jeremy Pope who plays the escort / screenwriter Archie Coleman. Although the audience may not be familiar with him, there are a few things you should know about the actor before watching the show.
He was nominated in two Tony Awards categories that same year.
He has an aspiring music career.
In 2017 Pope tried music and entered the R&B world with his single " New Love ". "Music is deeply rooted in us," he said at the time to AXS . "I can't imagine a life in which it doesn't exist." Since then he has released the singles "Feel So Good" and "Wait For You". Pope also published various music covers and sang artists from Ed Sheeran to Maroon 5.
He feels a personal connection to his role in Hollywood .
In a recent interview with ELLE Pope discussed how he personally felt connected to Coleman during the filming. "It was easy to put myself in Archie's shoes," he told the magazine. "As a black man in the store, you sometimes wonder if there is enough space or space to use your gift."
In a February interview with them . The Pope discussed how Murphy assured him that he would do justice to history – and the African American / LGBTQ + communities. "What I said to Ryan at our first meeting were colored people in the writing room?" he told the publication. "Because you are talking about the 40s and 50s, I have to make sure that we are sensitive to it. He assured me that he would take care of me and that there would be people who looked like me around me."
"[ Hollywood ] is really special and I can't wait for people to see it and hopefully feel the love and light we created it with."
He will be in one starring in another Ryan Murphy series.
In April 2020, the Hollywood Reporter announced that Pope would play a recurring role in the upcoming third season of Pose another show by Murphy Heads In an interesting twist, Pope will take on the role of a straightforward character in a series about queer colored people in the New York dance scene during the AIDS epidemic.