Flesh and bone
|Original title||Flesh and bone|
|Country of production||United States|
|Pelican Ballet, Bender Brown|
|length||50 to 60 minutes|
|Episodes||8 in 1 season|
|Theme music||Obsession (cover of the song by Animotion )|
Terry Stacey ,
|First broadcast||November 8, 2015 on Starz|
Flesh and Bone is an American miniseries that premiered on November 8th, 2015 on starz . The series consists of eight episodes in one season, as the broadcaster decided to downgrade the original concept, which was designed for several seasons, to the format of a limited series. The broadcaster offered all episodes of the series from the first day of broadcast for binge watching , while the series was broadcast regularly on a weekly basis.
The series deals with the dysfunctional world of the life of a young ballet dancer. Paul Grayson, head of the American Ballet Company , finds himself forced to find a suitable replacement after an injury to his star Kiira. He finds this in the young Claire Robbins, a young ballerina with an eventful past of poverty and sexual abuse.
Actors and characters
- Sarah Hay as Claire Robbins, a young ballet dancer with an eventful past
- Ben Daniels as Paul Grayson, head of the American Ballet Company
- Emily Tyra as Mia Bialy, Claire's roommate with an eating disorder
- Irina Dvorovenko as Kiira, an aging ballerina struggling with an injury
- Damon Herriman as Romeo, a homeless man who lives under the stairs of Claire's apartment
- Josh Helman as Bryan Robbins, Claire's brother, a former Marine
- Raychel Diane Weiner as Daphne Kensington, an ambitious New York dancer from a privileged family
- Sascha Radetsky as Ross, dancer and womanizer
- Karell Williams as Trey, a ballet dancer
- Marina Benedict as Toni Cannava, the American Ballet Company's new choreographer
- Tovah Feldshuh as Ivana, a ballet teacher
- John Allee as Pasha, the pianist for the American Ballet Company
- Vanessa Aspillaga as Monica, the Vice President of the American Ballet Company
- Carling Talcott as Ashley
Nominations and Awards
For the Golden Globe Awards 2016 , the series was nominated in the category Best Miniseries or TV Movie , and lead actress Sarah Hay was nominated for Best Actress - Miniseries or TV Movie .
- Flesh and Bone in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Official website at starz
- ^ Vanity Fair: Flesh and Bone Opening Credits - Starz . October 22, 2015.
- ↑ Henning Harder: Flesh and Bone: Premiere of the ballerina series at Starz - Serienjunkies.de .
- ↑ Flesh and Bone: Start date and poster for the dance drama by Starz. In: Serienjunkies.de . Retrieved December 15, 2015 .
- ↑ Starz Ballet Drama 'Flesh And Bone' To Become Limited Series. In: Deadline. Retrieved December 15, 2015 .
- ↑ Flesh and Bone: Starz Project Becomes a Miniseries. In: Serienjunkies.de . Retrieved December 15, 2015 .
- ↑ Starz To Release Entire Seasons of 'Da Vinci's Demons' & 'Flesh and Bone' On Premiere Day. In: Deadline. Retrieved December 15, 2015 .
- ↑ Ballet Drama 'Flesh And Bone' Gets Series Order At Starz, Casts Lead. In: Deadline. Retrieved December 15, 2015 .
- ↑ Ben Daniels To Topline Starz's 'Flesh And Bone'; Nora Dunn joins CW's 'iZombie'. In: Deadline. Retrieved December 15, 2015 .
- ↑ Josh Helman, Damon Herriman Cast In Starz's 'Flesh And Bone'. In: Deadline. Retrieved December 15, 2015 .
- ↑ Vanessa Aspillaga Joins Starz's 'Flesh And Bone'; Leah Renee Cast On NBC's 'Mission Control'. In: Deadline. Retrieved December 15, 2015 .
- ↑ Golden Globe Nominations: 'Carol' & Fox Lead Films, Netflix Tops In TV. In: Deadline. Retrieved December 15, 2015 .
- ↑ Golden Globes 2016: The Nominations. In: Serienjunkies.de . Retrieved December 15, 2015 .