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Jimmy Smits has joined Baz Luhrmann's Netflix musical dramaThe Get Down, Deadline reports.

The Sons of Anarchy alum will star as Papa Fuerte, a South Bronx political boss who delivers services the city fails to provide, such as jobs, housing and healthcare.

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The Get Down will explore the birth of hip-hop, punk and disco through the lives and music of several South Bronx teenagers in the 1970s. Luhrmann will executive produce the one-hour series, as well as direct the first two episodes and the Season 1 finale.

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