The much-awaited docuseries ‘Magic City: An American Fantasy’ spotlights Atlanta’s iconic Magic City Strip Club.
It’s now wrapped up and ready to roll.
The people behind this ambitious project include:
- Cole Brown
- Drake’s DreamCrew Entertainment
- Jermaine Dupri
- Jami Gertz
This three-part series will unravel the fascinating backstory of Magic City, a place that’s been a linchpin of Atlanta’s nightlife for almost four decades.
According to Deadline, Magic City has launched the careers of numerous artists and earned its stripes as the “Black Studio 54”.
This series will give you an all-access pass to the life and times of Michael “Mr. Magic” Barney, the club’s enigmatic founder, and the women who added to the allure of this legendary spot.
Charles Todd, the brain behind films like ‘Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away’, takes on the director’s role.
Scheme Engine are producing it: they are a BIPOC-owned studio championing women and minority representation.
Magic City: An American Fantasy Promises To Be A Special Docuseries
Series creator Cole Brown is thrilled to work with a team that can authentically portray Black entrepreneurship and empire-building.
Through different perspectives from employees to dancers, journalists, and management, ‘Magic City: An American Fantasy’ traces the ups and downs of this hotspot.
Jermaine Dupri considers Magic City a second home.
“It’s the one place where celebrities, hustlers, politicians, and Atlanta locals all come together. I’ve watched it evolve over the years from a local joint to an internationally-recognized spot. It’s about time we tell this story the right way.”
The docuseries delves into Magic City’s unique place in Black culture.
The show connects the club’s aspirational lifestyle with the success of Southern sounds from big names like Outkast, Future, Migos, and more.
Jami Gertz, co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks, notes that Magic City’s prevalence in hip-hop and its inner workings remain intriguing.
“Atlanta is my adopted home and a place I’m looking forward to celebrating through this story.”
This docuseries will take us on a whirlwind journey spanning four decades.
We will learn exclusive information about hip-hop royalty, dazzling parties, and high-stakes conspiracies.
The series is backed by independent funding, and distribution rights will be managed by CAA’s Bobby Kenner and Joe Aiken, along with Fox Rothschild’s Darrell Miller.
This show looks like it could be the real deal!