"La La Land" director Damien Chazelle has set his plans for his next musical drama in motion. The Oscar winner scored a deal with Netflix to create his first TV show, "The Eddy."

The project will be an eight-episode outing which Damien Chazelle will executive produce alongside Alan Poul ("Six Feet Under"). Chazelle will also direct two episodes from a script that Jack Thorne ("The Last Panther") will write, with music from Grammy winner Glen Ballard (“Jagged Little Pill”).

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"The Eddy" will film in Paris and will feature a contemporary setting. The show will be centered on a club owner and the band. The city itself, with its diverse culture, will be part of the show's characterization and the cast will have dialogues in English, French, and Arabic.

"I’ve always dreamed of shooting in Paris, so I’m doubly excited to be teaming up with Jack, Glen, and Alan on this story, and thrilled that we have found a home for it at Netflix," Damien Chazelle said via Variety in announcing the project.

Joining Netflix

Damien Chazelle is the latest high-profile director to be attached the streaming platform. Earlier, Netflix also signed up the Coen Brothers for "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs," Martin Scorsese for "The Irishman," David Fincher for "Mindhunter" and Ava DuVernay for a still-untitled show, according to Rolling Stone.

Netflix also nabbed showrunner Shonda Rhimes. She churned a number of hit series on ABC in the last decade with shows like “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How To Get Away With Murder.”

The company is also pushing to expand its international content to develop shows set in Scandinavia, Spain, and Italy.

Therefore, a multifaceted and multi-cultural show like “The Eddy” fits into its plans quite well.

Damien Chazelle’s credentials

Meanwhile, Damien Chazelle will be reunited with "La La Land" star Ryan Gosling in a new movie. The director and the actor will be working together on the biopic "First Man: A Life of Neil A. Armstrong" which is set for a 2018 theater release, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The director also made waves at the Oscars in 2014 for writing and directing the musical drama "Whiplash" which starred Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons. Damien Chazelle is the youngest winner of the Best Director award for the Oscars at age 32.

Casting for "The Eddy" will be underway following the official announcement. Netflix has not yet determined the show's premiere date.